411 Teen on 88.9 WFSU-FM

Sundays, 2 pm ET - 3 pm ET
  • Hosted by Dr. Liz Holifield

Join host Dr. Liz Holifield for "411 Teen," a locally produced program, created with teen input for a teenage audience. Guests provide insights into topics that concern adolescents. Over the last twenty years, programs have enlightened young people on countless subjects such as college admission, eating disorders, sexually transmitted disease, career planning, civic associations focusing on young people, and politics, to name but a few.

411 Teen airs Sundays at 2:00 pm ET On 88.9 WFSU-FM.

411 Teen: Peer Pressure

Nov 14, 2016

Peer pressure is everywhere. Peer pressure occurs when friends persuade you to do something you do not want to do. It can have a positive, as well as a negative influence. Students from Florida High examine how peer pressure impacts one's life and how to effectively cope with it.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: November 13, 2016 

411 Teen: Bathroom Legislation

Nov 7, 2016

Students from SAIL High School explore and discuss the legislation for bathrooms for transgendered students.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: November 6, 2016 

411 Teen: Candidates for School Superintendent

Oct 31, 2016

Students from Leon County's six high schools pose questions to candidates for Superintendent: Jackie Pons, Rocky Hanna and Patricia Sunday. [Full disclosure: an invitation was extended to candidate Forrest Van Camp, who neither responded nor attended the program.]

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: October 30, 2016

411 Teen: Common Sense (3)

Oct 24, 2016

Students from the IB program at Rickards High School examine the political climate and discuss the first debate between presidential candidates Clinton and Trump.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: October 23, 2016 

411 Teen: Run For Lawson

Oct 17, 2016

Our annual show on this subject. In September of 2009, eighteen-year-old Lawson Mayfield's life was cut short after she contracted bacterial meningitis. Lawson's mother Cathy talks about her experiences.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: October 16, 2016 

411 Teen: Common Sense (2)

Oct 10, 2016

In part two of a series that will continue through the election, sixteen-year-olds from the IB program at Rickards High School take on politics.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: October 9, 2016

411 Teen: Common Sense (1)

Sep 26, 2016

Rebroadcast: In part one of a series that will continue through the election, sixteen-year-olds from the IB program at Rickards High School take on politics.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: September 4, 2016

411 Teen: Bullying

Sep 18, 2016

Dr. Deborah Sandella, author of Goodbye Hurt And Pain talks about the short and long-term effects of bullying throughout a person's lifetime.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: September 18, 2016 

411 Teen: Common Sense (1)

Sep 5, 2016

In part one of a series that will continue through the election, sixteen-year-olds from the IB program at Rickards High School take on politics, expressing their thoughts, analysis, and evaluation of the upcoming Presidential election.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: September 4, 2016

411 Teen: Religion

Aug 29, 2016

Students from Florida State University High School explore the role of religion in the US today. Topics touched on include politics, atheists and agnostics.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: August 28, 2016 

411 Teen: Lively Tech Aviation

Aug 22, 2016

Joseph Garcia, instructor, and students enrolled in the Aviation program at Lively Technical Center discuss the program.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: August 21, 2016

411 Teen: Drugs

Aug 15, 2016

Sail High School students discuss the presence of drugs in their everyday lives.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: August 14, 2016 

411 Teen Naomi Katz: Beautiful

Aug 8, 2016

Naomi Katz, author of Beautiful: Being An Empowered Young Woman, empowers girls and young women to feel comfortable with the decisions they make. Naomi answers questions girls often feel too embarrassed to ask, and coaches them to make intelligent decisions.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: August 7, 2016 

411 Teen: Youth Health Leadership

Aug 1, 2016

Youth Health Leadership, the signature program of COPE (Childhood Obesity Prevention Education) joins 411 Teen to talk about their vision, mission and strategic plans.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: June 31, 2016

411 Teen: Autism

Jul 25, 2016

Marguerite Elisofon, author of My Picture Perfect Family: What Happens When One Twin Has Autism, and  her daughter, Samantha, join 411 Teen. They offer two different perspectives on coping with the trials and tribulations of  Autism Spectrum Disorder - the parents, and the child.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: July 24, 2016

411 Teen: Bullying behavior

Jul 18, 2016

Dr. Jennifer Freed, author and parenting / behavior specialist,  shares her observations and recommendations concerning parenting and development.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: July 17, 2016

411 Teen: Diagnosed With Cancer

Jul 11, 2016

One in 285 children in the US will be diagnosed with some form of cancer before the age of 20. Carly Freels was a typical high school junior when she was diagnosed with Hodgkins' Lymphoma. Suddenly, her world came tumbling down. Carly joins 411 Teen to talk about her new book, and the experience of dealing with cancer.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: July 10, 2016 

411 Teen: Gun Control

Jul 4, 2016

Students from SAIL High School explore the controversial topic of gun control in America. This program was recorded prior to the attack in Orlando.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: July 3, 2016 

411 Teen: Lively Technical Center

Jun 27, 2016

Staff from Lively Technical Center join 411 Teen to discuss and review training programs offered at the school.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: June 26, 2016

411 Teen: Unconquered Scholars

Jun 20, 2016

The Unconquered Scholars program provides an array of support services promoting overall success to youth who have experienced foster care, homelessness, relative care, or ward of the State status.

FSU is committed to these students who have faced profound hardships.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: June 19, 2016 

411 Teen: Summer Safety Measures

Jun 13, 2016

Summer safety measures: water safety, insect bites, sun protection etc. are examined on 411 Teen with officials from the Department Of Health.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifeld

Original airdate: June 12, 2016 

411 Teen: Writing A Resumé

Jun 6, 2016

May and June are graduation season. You have just completed high school or college. It's time to look for a job or investigate career opportunities. To make sure your resumé does not fail you, author Dr. Tracey Willen shares her insights on resumés that fail to make the grade, and how to create one that will get you noticed, rather than placed in the circular file.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: June 5, 2016

411 Teen: Xenophobia

May 30, 2016

Xenophobia refers to a dislike or fear of the unknown, or something that is different from you. Is the US particularly xenophobic? What about our attitudes toward Muslims, LGBTQ  folks, Blacks, Mexicans, and others? Students from the Florida State Developmental School explore this issue.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: May 29, 2016

411 Teen: Financial Aid

May 23, 2016

The average amount of debt that students are graduating with is $30,000; many have $50-100,00 in undergraduate loans. Jordan Goodman, author of The Ultimate Guide To Student Loans offers some helpful advice to parents and students to manage the rising cost of student debt.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: May 22, 2016 

411 Teen: Drugs

May 16, 2016

The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports that half of adolescents have used an illicit drug by 12th grade. Officer Justin French, of the Tallahassee Police Department, talks about illicit drugs, availability, cost, demographics.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: May 15, 2016 

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