Globalization has given many of us unparalleled opportunities to work, travel, fall in love, and raise kids all over the world. But it has made being a teen more complicated than ever. Imagine having to discover your identity and place in the world when you keep having to move communities, your parents are from different backgrounds, you’re exposed to multiple cultures daily or faced with challenges such as global warming and pandemics. How can we help these teens be happy, healthy, and resilient?
Raising Global Teens explores the hot topics adolescents experience today: identity, social media, body image, traumatic events, puberty, drugs and stress all in the context of our modern, mobile world. In this easy-to-read handbook, Dr. Anisha combines real-world examples with practical solutions, drawing on the latest research, her own experience and that of the many cross-cultural teens she has worked with over the last 25 years. Raising Global Teens enables busy families, health providers, and educators apply powerful tools to help today’s adolescents thrive.
Publication date: 1st October 2020
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“I highly, highly recommend this book to not only parents, but to all educators, social service professionals, medically related personnel, and anyone else who loves and works with this population. You will be glad you took the time to read it, I promise you!”
Ruth E Van Reken, Hon DLitt
Co-author, Third Culture Kids, 3rd ed.
Co-founder, Families in Global Transition, figt.org