Trend Alert

Trend Alert: TikTok Shoplifting

If you’re looking for evidence of the fact that people can justify anything, you need to look no further than a teen trend that has kids using TikTok to teach each other how to shoplift. Download the CPYU Trend Alert on TikTok Shoplifting by clicking here.
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Teen Slang Dictionary

Do you ever feel like you don’t understand the language your teens are speaking? CPYU Intern Théodora Dillman has begun compiling a dictionary of teen slang words and phrases to help. The list is by no means exhaustive, but it will give you some insight into some of the vocab that your children and teens...
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Trend Alert: The Sex-Positive Movement

This CPYU Trend Alert takes a look at what is known as the sex-positive movement, which has succeeded over the course of its relatively young and loosely-organized life to bring about a change in how individuals think about and practice sex and gender. Download this trend alert by clicking the download button above or by...
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CPYU Trend Alert: This Teachable Moment – Pointing Kids To God’s Providence

Providence helps us answer the age-old questions we humans ask about who or what rules the world, and who or what is in control. What is providence? And, what can we teach our kids about providence in the midst of our present teachable moment? Download CPYU’s Trend Alert titled “This Teachable Moment – Pointing Kids...
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Trend Alert: My Child Is Abusing Drugs and Alcohol – What Do I Do?

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Trend Alert: TikTok Skull-Breaker Challenge

The Skull-Breaker Challenge took off at the beginning of 2020, and it has gone viral at the expense of unsuspecting victims. Download the free CPYU Trend Alert to learn more by clicking here.
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Trend Alert! Roo: Planned Parenthood’s 24/7 Teen Sex Educator

Planned Parenthood expanded their already significant sex-education efforts with vulnerable and developing children and teens into the world of online technology with the launch of Roo, a “sexual health chatbot.” Read more about this app by downloading our free handout here.
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Teens And Digitally-Interrupted Sleep

A free resource from CPYU discussing the health dangers of digitally-interrupted sleep.
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Signs and Symptoms of Teen Alcohol and Drug Abuse

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The Stages of Addiction

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