Essential Life Skills for Teens (Parents and Caregivers Too!)

What They Don’t Teach Teens includes thirteen topics:

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Events

november

07nov8:00 am9:30 pmCoffee with CounselorsBeverly Hills High School

20nov9:00 am12:00 pmDigital Footprint and CitizenshipBeverly Hills High School

21nov9:00 am12:00 pmDigital Footprint and CitizenshipBeverly Hills High School

27nov9:00 am12:00 pm21st Century Life Safety SkillsCrossroads School for Arts & Sciences

27nov6:00 pm7:30 pmPARENTS' NIGHT: 21st Century Life Safety SkillsCrossroads School for Arts & Sciences

28nov9:00 am12:00 pm21st Century Life Safety SkillsCrossroads School for Arts & Sciences

january

08jan9:00 am12:00 pm21st Century Life Safety SkillsCrossroads School for Arts & Sciences

26jan10:00 am11:00 amBrentwood School, Parent UniversityBrentwood School

february

05feb9:00 am12:00 pm21st Century Life Safety SkillsCrossroads School for Arts & Sciences

06feb9:00 am10:30 amTeen Sexual Violence and Misconduct PreventionSanta Monica High School

13feb9:00 am12:00 pmSexual Violence & MisconductBeverly Hills High School

14feb9:00 am12:00 pmSexual Violence & MisconductBeverly Hills High School

march

20mar9:00 am12:00 pm21st Century Life Safety SkillsCrossroads School for Arts & Sciences

april

03apr8:00 am9:15 amSafer Police InteractionsSanta Monica High School

23apr6:00 pm7:30 pmPARENTS' NIGHT: Sexual Violence and MisconductSanta Monica High School

may

14may9:00 am12:00 pmGRADUATING SENIORS: THE UPS & DOWNS OF TURNING 18Beverly Hills High School

Recent Events

november 2018

07nov8:00 am9:30 pmCoffee with CounselorsBeverly Hills High School

october 2018

24oct10:00 am11:30 amTeen Sexuality in the Digital Age - PUBLIC EVENT with Dolly Klock, MDPalisades Branch Library

22oct9:00 am12:00 pmSexual Violence and MisconductPaul Revere Charter Middle School and Magnet Center

15oct9:00 am12:00 pmSexual Violence and MisconductPaul Revere Charter Middle School and Magnet Center

10oct10:00 am11:30 amTeen Sexuality in the Digital Age - PUBLIC EVENT with Dolly Klock, MDPalisades Branch Library

05oct9:00 am12:00 pm21st Century Life Safety SkillsCrossroads School for Arts & Sciences

september 2018

21sep9:00 am10:30 amSexual Violence and MisconductPaul Revere Charter Middle School and Magnet Center

12sep6:00 pm7:30 pmSexual Violence and MisconductPaul Revere Charter Middle School and Magnet Center

“I’m not only a veteran prosecutor for the city of LA and father to three sons, but I was once a deeply troubled teen.”

What People Are Saying…

“The educational system focuses on our youth being highly academically prepared and as a result under educates our youth in Life Skills. Jonathan Cristall brilliantly addresses crucial topics that have students and parents questioning why this information isn’t included in our school curriculum. Jonathan Cristall’s interactive style keeps the audience engaged and asking for more. As Santa Monica High School’s PTSA president, I was thrilled to have discovered such an amazing speaker that addressed my concerns regarding our children’s success in life and in turn augment their academic achievement. The school administration recognized and fully endorsed special assemblies to open a pathway to provide this vital life education. Thank you Jonathan Cristall for making our program a reality.”
Ruth Fragoso, Santa Monica High School PTSA President 2016-2018
“I hired Jonathan to teach my sons, their friends, and parents about sexual violence and misconduct. Jonathan’s presentations were engaging, highly-informative, and provided accessible and actionable information that I know will help keep my sons safe for life. I now have this critical information too and can help keep my sons on track!”
Tanaz A., Santa Monica, CA
“The match up between Jonathan and Common Sense is a natural one. We help parents prepare their kids to navigate the digital world safely, ethically, and responsibly, and Jonathan’s unique perspective on safety provides advice for parents and kids about student rights and consent. Both are critical to the health and well-being of kids today. We learned from him, as well, and look forward to continuing to work together.”
Sarah Bowman, LA Regional Director, Common Sense Media
“We’ve brought Jonathan into Beverly High numerous times to help our students (and their parents) develop 21st century life safety skills. Each time Jonathan has presented, the response has been phenomenal. Our students are engaged and interested by Jonathan’s content, his engaging speaking style, and his compelling personal story. The parents are thrilled to be provided with digestible information that they’re able to use to help educate their kids. Jonathan is easy to work with and we’re already planning to bring him back for multiple speaking dates soon.”
Ali Norman-Franks, Beverly Hills High School Intervention Counselor
“It was a pleasure having Jonathan Cristall present to our Village School Alumni Parent group. His presentation style is extremely engaging, and he is masterful in his ability to turn complex legal concepts into practical talking points that parents can share with their teens. “What They Don’t Teach Teens” is a much needed resource for parents hoping to raise informed, safe, and independent young people who know their rights and and are thoughtful in their actions.”
Dolly K., MD, Village School Alumni Parent Group, Co-Chair
“Jonathan’s presentations for our congregation were very enlightening and important. They were attended and well received. Parents were grateful for the opening to talk with their teens about crucial subjects, and teens appreciated Jonathan’s relatability and directness. The audience was parents with their teens and all were engaged by his unique content and dynamic presentation style. We received wonderful feedback about the events and can’t wait to bring him back!”
Rabbi Zoe Klein, Temple Isaiah

Take a Two-Minute Quiz

We’ve put together some short and informative quizzes to raise awareness for teens (and their parents) about the seriousness of contemporary safety. They will certainly test your knowledge!

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