How to intervene if your child is hanging around with the wrong crowd

Is your child hanging around with the wrong crowd?

Director and co-founder of Step Up Education Centres, Cindy Glass helps identify the kinds of toxic relationships children may be exposed to.

She says parents may want to intervene if their children are surrounded by individuals who encourage negative behavioral choices or choices which may harm themselves and others.

It is important to make a distinction between someone we may not particularity like and the wrong crowd.

Cindy Glass, Director and Co-Founder of Step Up Education Centres

The wrong crowd in terms where parents may want to start intervening with their children are literally the children who encourage and uphold negative behavioral choices or choices which either harm themselves and others.

Cindy Glass, Director and Co-Founder of Step Up Education Centres

If you focus on what is disturbing you about this relationship then maybe she might at some stage recognise this and decide that this relationship no longer serves her, literally you want to love it out of her...

Cindy Glass, Director and Co-Founder of Step Up Education Centres

All children, no matter what age you are at, want a non-judgmental ear to hear you.

Cindy Glass, Director and Co-Founder of Step Up Education Centres

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