ArchivesParenteen is the quarterly newsletter of the Parents’ Coalition of Bay Area High Schools. It provides information on the Parents’ Coalition, reviews of recent speakers or events as well as articles on timely events.

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Spring 2015

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  • An Evening with Lisa Medoff by Angela Blackwell
  • Teen Thoughts: Interview Exclusive on Dan Siegel’s presentation with Averie Kellenberger ’16 by Beth Ohanneson
  • Family Stress: It’s Not All in Your Head by Diana Divecha, Ph.D.
  • Book Review: Wooden:A Lifetime of Observations On and off the Court

Winter 2015

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  • The Virtues of Adolescence are in the Mind by Genevieve Anderson
  • Mindful Parenting review

Fall 2014

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  • Teen Panel 2014: What Teens Want You to Know
    What works? (Connection and What doesn’t? (Control)  by Dawn Decker and Martha Rock
  • Nine Big Changes in Young Teens that You Should Know About by Diana Divecha, Ph.D

Spring 2014

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  • How to have Clout with your Kids by Genevieve Anderson
  • To Gap or Not to Gap by Martha Stabler
  • Top Dog – Playing to Teens’ Success by Kathleen Bisaccia

Winter 2013

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  • Neurotic Parents Convene for College Talk by Genevieve Anderson
  • Where’s the Best Place to Study by Robina Riccitiello
  • Breaking Through Deadlocks by Cynthia Klein

Fall 2013

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  • It’s Not About the Grades by Genevieve Anderson
  •  Teens Offer Advice at Annual Teen Panel by Robina Riccitiello

Spring 2013

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  • What Teachers Wish Parents Knew by Joy Libby
  • Teen Mental Health with Michael Simon, MFT by Kathleen Bisaccia
  • 9 Ways to Connect with Your Teen by Susan Sachs Lipman
  • What’s the Word?

Fall 2012

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  • Know Your Own Kid: Managing Transition, Milestones, Pressure and Belonging by Kathleen Bisaccia
  • Book Review – Michael Simon’s The Approximate Parent:Discovering Strategies That Work for Your Teenager by Kathleen Bisaccia
  • Teen Corner
  • Editor’s Note

April 2012

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  • Patty Wipfler- Connecting With Your Adolescent: Staying Close, Stay Hopeful 
by Kathleen Bisaccia
  • Unlock the Secrets of Facebook: What Parents Need to Know About Social Networking 
by Martha Stabler
  • Hot Topics Discussion Circles by Martha Mangold
  • Book Review: Anne Lamott’s Imperfect Birds by Kathleen Bisaccia

Winter 2012

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  • Teen Suicides Leave Questions – by Robina Riccitiello
  • Straight from the Source: Teens talk about Parenting Teens – by Jahna Pahl
  • Helping Teens Mature – Dr. John McKinnon – reviewed by Robina Riccitiello
  • Parent Questions

Spring Bonus 2011

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  • Talking to Our Teens: What They Want Us To Know, By Jahna Pahl
  • Hot Topic Discussion Circles: Parents Share Collective Wisdom to Help Navigate the Turbulent Waters of the Teen Years, By Martha Mangold
  • Focusing on Strengths, by Diana Divecha, Ph. D.

Spring 2011

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  • “The Birds & the Bees in the 21st Centruy by Zai Divecha
  • “How to Diffuse a Classic Power-struggle ” by Kathleen Bisaccia
  • “My Teenage Werewolf “by Laaura Kessler, review by Kathleen Bisaccia

Winter 2011

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  • “Friending & Family” by Diana Divecha
  • “Raising A Drug Free Kid” by Martha Mangold
  • “The Sex Lives of Teens” by Lana Dalberg

Fall 2010

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  • “The Role of Parents Involvement in a Teens Life ” by Mikiko Huang
  • “Moving On! Moving Up! The Tr,ansition from Middle to High School” by Rhian Robinson
  • “Wonderful Ways to Love a Teen …Even When it Seems Impossible” writen by Judy Ford, Book Review by Lana Dalberg

Spring 2010 v2

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  • “Happiness Studies” by Lisa Ericson
  • “Chosing a College for Gender and Sexual Minority Youth”, by Diana Divecha
  • “Full Circle” by Ginny Paulsen
  • “Just Say Know: A Reality-Based Approach to Teens and Drugs,” by Kathleen Bisaccia
  • “Year Up San Francisco: An Alternative for under-served urban youth”, by Wendy Cohen

Spring 2010 v1

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  • “The Dangers of Getting Healthy for Teens” by Rachel Hanna Fields, Psy. D.
  • “Mothers and Daughters: Closeness & Conflict by Diana Divecha
  • “Getting Calm”: Successful Parenting Strategies, by Martha Mangold
  • Insert:: “Teen panel Discussion: “I’m So Stressed Out! : What Parents Can do to Help” by Mikkiko Huang

Fall 2009

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  • “David Sheff Speaks About Drug Addiction” by Stephanie Levin 
  • “Adolescence: A Time of Challenge and Change For Teens And Their Parents” by Maurine Poppers, MFT
  • “Young Love & Adult Choices”, by Janice Mitchell. Science Briefs: “Helpful Findings for Parents of Teens”, by Dianna Divecha

Spring 2009

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  • “Stressed Out Students” by Tasneem Karimbhai
  • “Brave New World, Yes, But With Trust, It’s Back to Basics: The Annual Teen Panel” by Mikiko Huang
  • “Moving On” by Elizabeth Fishel “Science Briefs: Helpful Findings for Parents of Teens” by Diana Divecha

Winter 2009

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  • “Linda Burch: Raising Teens With Common Sense in A 24/7 Digital World” by Stephanie Levin
  • “Why Do Parents Seem Hella Paranoid” by Mikiko Huang
  • “College Talk” by Laura Shumaker
  • Book Review: “The Good Teen: Rescuing Adolescence from the Myths of the Storm and Stress Years” by Richard M. Lerner, Ph.D., Three Rivers Press, 2007 – by Diana Divecha
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