Parents along the Wasatch Front can attend free workshops to gain insights into one of parenting's biggest challenges: raising teenagers.
Intermountain Health Care Psych Resources will conduct "Surviving the Teenage Years" to help parents learn to build better relationships with their teens, overcome problems with drugs and alcohol and cultivate a healthy marriage that will benefit the whole family.IHC specialists will conduct the seminars at the IHC Psych Resources' facilities in Salt Lake, Ogden and Provo. Presenters include Linda L. Barnard, psychological resident at McKay-Dee Institute for Behavioral Medicine; husband-wife team Mill Marshall, director of Child and Adolescent Services at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center, and Christina Marshall, instructor and researcher at Brigham Young University; and Wendy Ruppel, drug and alcohol intervention specialist at Wasatch Canyons Hospital.
Here's the schedule:
Utah Valley Regional Medical Center, Clark Auditorium, 1034 S. 500 West, Provo, Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. Call 373-7850.
McKay-Dee Institute for Behavioral Medicine, 5030 Harrison Blvd., Ogden, Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. Call 476-5600.
Wasatch Canyon Hospital, 5770 S. 1500 West, Salt Lake City, Thursday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. Call 262-6199.
IHC Psych Resources is a network of nine non-profit health care facilities that provide a variety of mental health services.