involve rebellion or strained family relationships Still need guidance from parents and parents are a MAJOR influence on the adolescent Usually peaceful process , not as much rebellion as media portrays o Positive, mutually beneficial thing! Friends opinions influence but family unit is the most influential on growing into who you are & decisions Social/Developmental Assessment Assessing social development as well as physical development: HEADSS o H: Home – how are things at home? o E: Education – how are things at school? o A: Activities – what kinds of things do you like to do when you’re not at school? o D: Diet/Drugs – don’t mention diet – what kinds of things do you eat? Drink? What kind of drugs do you use? o S: Sexuality (and ORAL sex!) – when is the last time you had sex? What kind of birth control do you use? Want to ensure ask what kind of BC or protection they are using. o S: Suicide/Safety – have you ever thought about harming yourself or others? Do you have a plan for it? Do you feel safe at home/school/partner? Has your partner ever made you do anything you didn’t want to do? Sexually transmitted diseases can be spread: Orally and vaginally Orally only Vaginally only Orally, anally and vaginally Assent (permission)
What happens when a minor becomes pregnant? Who makes the medical decisions regarding the pregnancy? Who makes the medical decisions for the resultant child?
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