Help For Parents At City Teen Scene Unplugged Event
The City of Santa Clarita and the Blue Ribbon Task Force invite parents of teenagers to the 2010 Teen Scene Unplugged: Yikes! A Teenager Lives in My House! The no-cost event held Wednesday, September 29, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Valencia’s Grand Ballroom, is designed to help parents understand their teenager’s world and provide tips on guiding teens to make the right choices.
Tyler Durman, one of America’s top speakers on teen issues, will address the myths and ideals of parenting today’s teens and pre-teens. Tyler will provide important tips and tools to help parents communicate and connect with their children, and prepare them to be successful adults.
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Detective Dan Finn from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station will also be a speaker for Teen Scene Unplugged. Detective Finn will give parents a glimpse of what goes on in the teen world, including information about teen culture and local issues, and provide important insight so parents can stay informed and vigilant.
“This extraordinary program will give parents concrete solutions to help them understand, connect, and communicate with their teens, as well as help them learn to cope and survive the teenage years,” said Mayor Laurene Weste.
Teen Scene Unplugged is free and open to the public and will feature a Resource Fair from 6-7 p.m. and the presentations from Durman and Finn from 7-9 p.m.
The Hyatt Regency Valencia is located at 24500 Town Center Drive. For more information, contact Tess Simgen, Community Services Analyst, at (661) 250-3708 or visit santa-clarita.com/blueribbon.