DiscoverTalking To Teens: Expert Tips for Parenting TeenagersEp 108: Prepare Your Teen for Police Encounters
Ep 108: Prepare Your Teen for Police Encounters

Ep 108: Prepare Your Teen for Police Encounters

Update: 2020-10-18
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When it comes to raising teens, most of us know  how important it it to have conversations about things like safe sex, drugs, and alcohol...but what about police brutality? Cyberbullying? Sexual harassment? Topics like these might feel like they’re coming out of left field….and you may not know where to even start! It’s difficult to teach kids about their legal rights and street smarts when there’s no manual anywhere telling parents how to do so.
However, topics like these are vital to the health and safety of the modern teen. Especially in recent times, as society is uncovering just how common sexual assault and ploice brutality are, it can be so valuable to help your teen understand their rights and basic safety procedures in times of crises or coercion.

Our guest today is Jonathan Cristall, a prosecutor who’s years of experience in the legal profession has taught him just how much danger teens can find themselves in. As a father himself, he wanted to give his kids a book that taught them basic legal and self defense  information….but couldn’t find one! That’s why he published his new book What They Don’t Teach Teens: Life Safety Skills for Teens and the Adults Who Care for Them. It covers some important stuff your kids might not learn in school--but that they should definitely know.
Jonathan sat down with us today to discuss the rights your teen should be aware of during an interaction with law enforcement,  the basic street safety skills every teen should have, and how teens can protect themselves from predators online...

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Ep 108: Prepare Your Teen for Police Encounters

Ep 108: Prepare Your Teen for Police Encounters

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