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Communicating with Your Teen: Negotiation.

Publication Year: 
2004
Personal Author: 
Kerpelman, Jennifer.
Corporate Author: 
Alabama Cooperative Extension System.
Fact Sheet
Page Count: 
4
Journal Title: 
HE-781

This fact sheet published by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System provides six steps to collaborative problem solving when teens and parents do not see eye-to-eye. The author provides an example that demonstrates the six steps, including establishing ground rules, reaching mutual understanding, brainstorming, agreeing to one or more solutions, writing down the agreement, and setting a time for follow-up. Practicing the new skills at times when there is no conflict is also suggested.

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