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Dealing with back-talking teens

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Lynne Rogers discusses how to deal with teens who talk back with Bettina Boateng. Lynne Rogers discusses how to deal with teens who talk back with Bettina Boateng.
BIRMINGHAM, AL -

Lynne Rogers, a social worker with Grayson and Associates, discusses how to deal with a back-talking teen.

The keys to diffusing the situation, she said, are knowing your triggers and keeping your cool, choosing your battles and taking action to stop the behavior.

Taking action includes defining what is and is not acceptable, setting limits and giving consequences for talking back.

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