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Violence in Troubled Teenage Boys

Violence in Troubled Teenage Boys
Troubled teenage boys often struggle controlling their anger, causing them to resort to violence. In our society today, mainstream media, such as TV shows, music, video games, internet sites, etc., often glamorizes violence. This often causes adolescents to believe that violence is acceptable, which leads to a number of issues […]

What Your Teen Hears: Themes in Today's Music

What Your Teen Hears: Themes in Today’s Music
The themes in today’s music influence teenage boys and girls more than any other media outlet. Studies have shown that teenagers listen to music anywhere from two to five hours a day. While there are some positive messages being sent through mainstream music, much of the content […]

What is the Media Teaching Your Teen?

What is the Media Teaching Your Teen?
By: Wes Nielson

In today’s society, the media plays a huge role in influencing how troubled teens develop. Most of the content that we see on TV, on the radio, in print, in movies and in music attempts to send some sort of message to its viewers. At Cedar […]

Helping Teens Understand Therapy

Helping Teens Understand Therapy
Many troubled teens struggle to face the fact that they need help, often because they simply don’t understand the benefits that therapy provides. It is important not to force therapy onto adolescents, and to help educate them on how that therapy can help them improve their life. At Cedar Ridge Academy, […]

Teens and Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)

Troubled Teens and Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
Many troubled teens suffer from Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), and haven’t found the help they need to deal with the issues associated with this disorder. ODD is associated with an ongoing pattern of uncooperative, disobedient, aggressive behavior towards adult authority figures. At Cedar Ridge Academy, we can help […]

Life Coaching for Troubled Teenage Boys Girls

Life Coaching for Troubled Teenage Boys & Girls
Many parents of troubled teens have failed to find the help their son or daughter needs in order to make profound, lasting changes. Life coaching could be a viable solution for these adolescents and their families. Life coaches provide troubled teens with much needed structure in their […]

Abusive Behaviors and Troubled Teens

Abusive Behaviors and Troubled Teens
Troubled teens in our society today participate in a variety of abusive behaviors, and these behaviors often cause a number of problems in their lives. It is critical to first locate the cause of the abusive behavior before attempting to solve it. At Cedar Ridge Academy, our therapeutic boarding school […]

Reaction Attachment Disorder (RAD) and Teenage Boys Girls

Reaction Attachment Disorder (RAD) and Teenage Boys & Girls
Reaction attachment disorder affects numerous troubled teensin our society today, but many of them are not even aware of it. This disorder affects adolescent’s ability to relate in different social situations, which can cause a number of problems in the lives of teenage boys and girls. […]

Conflict Management and Troubled Teenage Boys

Conflict Management and Troubled Teenage Boys
A common issue among many troubled teenage boys in our society today is conflict management. Adolescents typically do not always think logically, and often let this illogical though process to affect their actions. This can cause a lot of conflict in their lives, and it is important to teach […]

Helping Teens with Academic Recovery

Helping Teens with Academic Recovery
Many troubled teens struggle to recover academically after falling behind in their studies. These individuals often have other issues, such as drug or alcohol problems, depression, anxiety, emotional problems, etc., that cause them to struggle in the classroom, and it is important to address these issues as well as the […]