The nineties have brought some very complicated issues for
teenagers and their families: drugs, alcohol, permissiveness in sex, unwanted
pregnancies, jobs, financial problems, child abuse - both physical and mental...
and the list goes on. Teenagers have more complicated and demanding roles
of decision making than what most of us experienced in high school.
would seem simple to turn our backs and ignore their subtle cries for help. Yet,
we may be the only target that receives the directed signals. The student
may be breaking rules to gain our attention or just having a difficult time
concentrating in class.