Recorded Workshop

Balancing Your Teen’s Independence and Safety

June 12, 2023 8:00 pm EDT/EST

This workshop was hosted live on the date noted above, you can view the recording and download the handouts below.

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About This Workshop

Do you want to promote independence in your teen or tween, but want to also keep them safe? Join us to explore important brain changes in your teen’s brain and why fostering independence is so important at this stage of development. Teens and tweens still need a lot of guidance and support, and it’s also important to strive toward independence as well. At the same time, boundaries are still important. How do you balance it all? Join other parents and Peace At Home expert in this virtual workshop to discuss strategies to promote independence in your tween or teen while focusing on safety along the way.

  • Click the button above to watch the recording of this workshop previously hosted.  Come learn proven, effective solutions that quickly produce positive results giving you more clarity and confidence. If you are looking for more support email our Parent Guides at
  • For additional support, check out the Quick Video Solutions Library, Teen Age Library- Support, Inspire and Connect Library. Explore the Video Solutions and Handouts for all the classes including Talking to Teens: Communication for Connection and Positive Connections for More Cooperation for Teens

After this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Create opportunities to develop independence safely in your teen
  • Recognize why independence in tweens and teens is important
  • Identify your role as a parent in your teen’s life
  • Recognize typical development in your teen’s brain and why they often make the choices they do

Meet your Instructors

Amy Alamar

School, Teens, Relationships,



  • independence
  • teen safety

Age Category

  • Teens & Young Adults
Peace at Home