Your Teen-Parent Questions Answered
March 12, 2013
Hosted by Dr. Stem
From the inception of the DrStem show February 12, 2013, teenagers and parents have been sending questions seeking answers. Questions such as 1: How should I approach my teen if I find alcohol and marijuana in his bedroom, and he is denying? 2: Mom refuses getting me protection, if something ever goes wrong what are some alternatives for me. She doesn't think I'm ready for sex, but I need to know so I am prepared. 3: What should I do when something is bothering me a lot that I can't stand myself and what I had done? I feel worthless and sick to my stomach. Parents and close friends have asked what is wrong but I can't tell anyone. This session will have DrStem herself answering those questions based on over 15 years of experience working with teenagers, their parents and community agencies. If you have questions you want answered in future episodes, please email your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Given enough information people will be more aware of how to better parent their teens, and manage their lives better. Promoting positive self-images, success tips and inner strength for teens will allow them to gain personal respect, and success in school, work and the community. Everyone wants to be heard and understood. Understanding and embracing our differences makes us unique and united. Guest Experts from all walks of life are essential to connect with and learn from. Our show will have a commitment to adding value to lives through continuous improvement that ensures adequate inspiration, motivation and empowerment. By focusing on teen-parent –teacher empowerment we will allow you to have readily available resources and interviews to ease the challenges faced by teens.
My name is Dr. Sithembile Stem Mahlatini, a compassionate and result oriented personal and organizational development Professional Speaker with a vision since 2007. I am a messenger and champion of Hope, better known as the Voice of Hope. I am the President and Founder of Global Counseling & Coaching Services, Inc. and Founder of Women and Youth Empowerment Seminars. I hold a B.A. degree in Liberal Arts, a Master of Social Work, MSW degree and Ed. D degree in Organizational Leadership.
I am originally from Harare Zimbabwe in Africa. I have been a resident of the USA for 26 years. After obtaining my degrees, I was licensed as a Psychotherapist and became certified as a professional speaker, author, career and life coach. My work is primarily with adolescents and families. I have conducted extensive adolescents work with the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice, and in my private practice. My work has also included extensive grief work, crisis stabilization and employee assistance (EAP).
I am certified as a speaker, trainer, and coach through both the John C. Maxwell Team and the Susan Jeffers “Feel the Fear and Do it anyway” team. My goal is to empower, educate, and engage others so that they believe and achieve more in life than they ever thought possible. I have authored four books, including my memoir “Beyond the Tears-A story of Hope and Encouragement, and co-authored seven books with the Professional Woman Network.