Discussion Board


The stage of adolescence is one of the more difficult developmental stages.  Therefore, there are psychosocial issues related to this developmental stage of which social workers should be knowledgeable. 

  • Identify a psychosocial issue related to  adolescence (e.g. suicide, depression, bullying).
  • How might this psychosocial issue influence an adolescent’s identity development? 
  • Present an intervention that is addressing this  psychosocial issue.  Upload the article or URL to the website of the agency or organization.
  • Explain the process of the intervention.  What is the underlying theory of this intervention?
  • Discuss your thoughts on working with adolescents in a social work practice.