This seminar is designed for parents, youth workers, teachers and others who encounter the specific challenges associated with understanding the world of pre-teens and adolescents. Anyone desiring to increase their understanding of youth and youth culture will find the seminars beneficial.
The Understanding Today's Youth Seminar focuses on issues such as:
It will take place over several segments with a break for lunch on Saturday, February 22 from 9am-3pm. The seminar will take place at Danville Middle School. For lunch, there are multiple options within walking distance of the school.
Standard Ticket: $15
Teachers/Youth Workers: $8
Tickets Available at the Door (Cash Only)
Dr. Walt Mueller is the founder and President of the Center for Parent/Youth Understanding, a non-profit organization serving schools, churches, and community organizations across the U.S, Canada, and worldwide in their efforts to strengthen families by helping those who know and love children and teens to understand today’s rapidly changing youth culture.
Walt has been working with young people and families for over 40 years. He has appeared on numerous media outlets internationally to discuss teenagers and their world. He writes on youth culture and family issues and is the author of nine books, is a regular contributor to a variety of magazines and journals, and is a blogger. Walt’s commentary and analysis on youth culture is heard on 870 radio stations across North America on CPYU’s daily radio program, Youth Culture Today and is the host of the “Youth Culture Matters” podcast.
Walt’s educational background includes research and studies in the disciplines of sociology, anthropology, theology, and postmodern generations.
Walt and his wife Lisa live in Elizabethtown - the home base of CPYU - and they have four grown children and five grandchildren.
Walt wants people to know that his greatest joys have come as a dad. He is not an expert on any of these issues, but rather sees himself as a fellow struggler with other parents and grandparents who are endeavoring to understand the world of kids in order to provide solid guidance and direction in the midst of a very confusing world.