Parents of Teenagers Are Often Concerned About Who Their Teens

Question 4
Multiple Choice

Parents of teenagers are often concerned about who their teens spend time hanging out with. What does research evidence indicate about what role parents should play in the lives of their teens in order to discourage involvement in criminal behaviour? A)Young people who attend school regularly are buffered against the influence of delinquent peers so this should be a priority for parents. B)Teens that are permitted to drink at home, in the company of their parents, are less likely to become addicted to alcohol later in life. C)Parental involvement in time management balance for youths is important to keep youths from having time to engage in criminal behaviour. D)Parents should be involved in peer selection since delinquent peers increase the likelihood of a young person engaging in and staying involved in delinquent activities.