Build-A-Teen Reflection #2

For this assignment, please use the fictional teen you created for BAT #1. Please choose a problem behavior that might occur during adolescence regarding identity (Module 4.3).  Ideas could include difficulty in deciding what to do after high school, figuring out sexual orientation/gender roles (Module 3.3), deciding on a career path, disagreeing with parents on religious or political identity, or you can think of your own idea. Your problem behavior just needs to be something that causes stress or difficulty in the teen’s life and system. Then, answer each question below based on your teen’s specific circumstances.

Identify a Problem or Behavior:

Influences (provide responses for all parts listed below):

How do these parts of the system influence the teen’s problem behavior?

·         Family-

·         Peers-

·         School-

·         Neighborhood-

·         Individual Characteristics-

How does the teen’s problem behavior influence these parts of the system?

·         Family-

·         Peers-

·         School-

·         Neighborhood-

·         Individual Characteristics-

Resiliency (provide responses for both questions listed below):

·         What are the protective factors in this situation that could help the teen overcome this problem? (Use Masten’s article and video for ideas) 

·         What changes could be made (individual or systematic) to help the teen be successful in this situation?

Testimonials

Build-A-Teen Reflection #2 For this assignment, please use the fictional teen you created for BAT #1. Please choose a problem behavior that might occur during adolescence regarding identity (Module 4.