It is important at a young age they get the education and role models that will guide them to make the right decisions in their future. Children also need to be taught to say “no” to risky situations. It is not only influences that guide teenagers to drink and drive or to ride with a drunk driver but also gender and behavior. The more risky behavior a teenager partakes in, the more likely they are to drink and drive. Teenage drinking and driving fatalities have been going down, but it is still one of the leading causes of deaths in adolescents.
Try to convince your children <br>that smoking is not cool. Talk to your kids at a young age about the <br>dangers of smoking. Identify family members who smoke and ask them to <br>stop (Thomas). Children are the most valuable commodity we are given <br>in life. Let's try to educate them while they're young to be <br>independent thinkers and to not be swayed by the tobacco companies who <br>are trying to take advantage of their mind and body.
Children must know that it is important for them to help when their peers are being bullied (Swearer, Turner, Givens, & Pollack, 2008). When students stick together and alert adults about the problem or help the victimized child take appropriate action it can bring about global change within a school system. What is the government doing about relational aggression? In 1998, the United Stated Department of Education set fort an initiative to take action on school violence. Legislation was passed to provide funding through the Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative.
This is why I believe parents should not be able to check their teen’s social media accounts. I understand that parents are also concerned with their teens safety. We hear a lot about the dangers of the internet and sharing too much information through social media. But as teenagers, we are expected to be more responsible and deserve some privacy. Parents rummaging through their teens’ social media accounts may do more harm than good as it shows no trust.
Be detailed in your answer about your audience. My primary audience is my professor and my fellow classmates. This is because I want to tell my fellow classmates that it is not right to text and drive especially being a teenager. Teenagers are the most people who text and drive and cause accidents. In a sentence or short paragraph, what is your thesis statement, including your angle?
Since thoughts play a role in behavior, Christopher’s mother’s feelings of inadequacy could come from depression. In the story, Christopher equates his mother’s depression medication to helping to “stop her from feeling sad “(Haddon, 2003, p. 216). With cognitive behavioral therapy, Judy could learn to change how she deals with her son’s behavior by learning to identify and change her thought patterns. Using this type of therapy would help her reflect on her behavior and allow her to see that using the strategies provided by cognitive behavioral therapy, can help her to cope with her son’s disability in a positive, healthy, manner. Person Centered therapy provides a supportive, non-judgmental environment that places clients in control of their therapeutic process while the therapist offers positive unconditional support throughout their therapy.
When adolescents better to teach youth to learn how to drink responsibly and hold them accountable for their actions as we do with driving. Are not taught to drink in moderation, they end up binge drinking when they do consume alcohol (American Medical Association (AMA), "Minimum Legal Drinking Age," www.ama-assn.org (accessed June 4, 2009). If they had to take a class that taught them how to drink in moderation, the dangers of drinking too much, all the bad things that will come out of drinking and driving, and how bad alcohol is bad for your health if you abuse alcohol. Lowering the drinking age will also make alcohol less of a taboo, take away the thrill that many young people get from breaking the law, and make alcohol consumption a more normalized activity done in moderation rather than just being drinking. By making kids take the classes will make them more responsible and make them make wiser
The effects of smoking: for elementary school students and for adult smokers 2. Your opposition to a proposed law requiring adult bicyclists to wear helmets: for cyclists who oppose the law and for people who favor it 3. Why your neighbors should remove the wrecked truck from their front yard: for your neighbors and for your town zoning board -------------- Smoking is harmful at any age, however, elementary school students are especially susceptible to its hazards. Their bodies are still developing and smoking can damage that progress by limiting oxygen to the lungs and straining their heart. Smoking also affects the immune system causing the children to be much more vulnerable to colds and coughs.
Teen Driving Distractions: Making Common and Fatal Mistakes ROUGH DRAFT Have you learned anything at all? In the world today there are many teens that text and drive, talk on the phone and drive, and engage in other things while behind the wheel, that can keep them from being totally focused on the road. As said in Sharon Silke Carty’s article, “Safety advocates say there’s no such thing as a safe teen driver – inexperience leads to fatal errors.” This can lead to many assumptions that teens are taking driver’s training classes and yet are still are just learning in the moment and doing whatever their peers tell them are cool to do. As said in the article society spends more time talking about drugs and violence, verses talking about what is the number one killer of teens; car accidents. This article talks about some things that parents might never think to talk about to their teens about to make their driving safer.
It is because it is illegal. If we are lowering the drinking age, will we be worse off because kids are used to binge drinking? Another issue is stress. When parents were growing up, they didn’t have the kind of stress kids are dealing with today. So why are so many teenagers stressed to succeed academically?