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: A Different Kind Of Same

Jul 10, 2015

Two weeks before his college graduation, Kelley Clink's younger brother hanged himself. In her memoir, "A Different Kind Of Same," Kelley traces a journey through guilt, grief and pain, and the role her own depression played. Ultimately, her path leads toward acceptance, forgiveness, resilience and love.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: July 12, 2015

411 Teen: Environmental Issues

Jul 6, 2015

New warnings from scientists say that the effect of climate change could be drastic if nations do not act quickly. There is a growing effort across the US aimed at getting people to reduce their use of plastic bags and water bottles. The vaccination debate is on the forefront with the increase of measles. Students from Florida High School at FSU explore these and other related issues.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: July 5, 2015 

411 Teen: The Florida Coalition For Children

Jun 22, 2015

The Florida Coalition For Children (FCC) advocates on behalf of Florida's abused, abandoned, neglected and at-risk children. FCC supports the agencies and individuals who work with this population, and provides services and programs to them. 411 Teen talks with Kurt Kelly, CEO and President and Allison North Jones, Communications Director of the FCC.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: June 21, 2015

411 Teen: Parachute - Jobs and Careers

Jun 15, 2015

Carol Christen's What Color Is Your Parachute prepares millennials for the workforce and college, encouraging them to position themselves for a career. This book is also for parents and counselors preparing a carerer blueprint for getting the most out of high school and college in order to achieve  their goals and land on two feet in this tough economy.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: June 14, 2015

411 Teen: SADD

Jun 8, 2015

Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) encourages middle school, high school and college students to live safe, healthy lifestyles. SADD educates students, parents and the community about the prevention of destructive behaviors that are harmful to young people.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: June 7, 2015 

411 Teen: Genetic Engineering

Jun 1, 2015

Students from Florida High School at FSU discuss the human genome; what is acceptable, and what are the ramifications. They explore eugenics and the position of playing God.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: May 31, 2015 

411 Teen: Filmmaking

May 27, 2015

Filmmakers based in Tallahassee had their film selected from over 1000 submissions from all over the world at Seattle's National Film Festival for Talented Youth.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: May 24, 2015

411 Teen: Acing The ACT

May 18, 2015

Elizabeth King, author of Acing The ACT shares lessons on the techniques students need to know to be successful in taking the ACT.  Additionally, the value of standardized testing is explored.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: May 17, 2015

411 Teen: Healthy Kids Go Summer Camp

May 11, 2015

Trainers, parents and students discuss Healthy Kids Go Summer Camp, a fitness program for kids aged 11-14 at Gold's Gym. The program is tailored to each individual who attends.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: May 10, 2015

411 Teen: Music

May 4, 2015

SAIL High School students examine the role of music in their lives. They discuss music preferences and the impact music has made on them. The role of the Arts in academic curricula is discussed.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: May 3, 2015 

411 Teen: Crossroad Academy

Apr 27, 2015

Staff and students from Crossroad Academy Charter School  in Quincy, FL discuss the school and what is being done right to make it a successful learning environment.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: February 26, 2015

411 Teen: Denise Daniels Interview

Apr 20, 2015

Denise Daniels specializes in the social and emotional development of children. She explores the skills needed to prevent the over-valuing of children, which can lead to narcissistic tendencies.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: April 19, 2015 

411 Teen: Traumatic Brain Injury

Apr 10, 2015

Alisha Joyner suffered a severe traumatic brain injury five years ago. She shares her experience and tells of her remarkable rehabilitation and recovery.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: April 12, 2015

411 Teen: Gun Control On Campus

Apr 6, 2015

Students from Florida High School at FSU explore issues of gun control: guns on campus, mental health and gun control, access to firearms, and other related topics.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: April 5, 2015 

411 Teen: Tallahassee Youth Orchestra

Mar 30, 2015

Members of the Tallahassee Youth Orchestra join 411 Teen to talk about the role music plays in their lives, and to play some musical selections.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: March 29, 2015 

411 Teen: Is Torture Ever Justified?

Mar 17, 2015

The US is fighting a different kind of enemy. Does that justify different rules of engagement? Is torture ever justified? Students from Florida High explore this controversial topic.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: March 22, 2015

411 Teen: Physical Therapy

Mar 15, 2015

Students from Rickards High School Health Academy explore what a physical therapist does for a living, in the Rap With A Pro series.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: March 15, 2015 

411 Teen: Ansley's Story

Mar 8, 2015

The challenges - medical, emotional, physical and social  - and the effects on the family of raising a special needs child are discussed by her parents.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: March 8, 2015

411 Teen: Moral Development

Mar 1, 2015

Students from SAIL High School examine the development of moral behavior, the influence of religion, culture, and the impact on society.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: March 1, 2015 

411 Teen: Native American Mascots

Feb 22, 2015

Students from Florida High explore the controversial topic of whether the use of Native American mascots, logos and names is racist or a dishonor to their namesakes.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: February 22, 2015 

411 Teen: Pay For College Athletes

Feb 16, 2015

Students from Rickards High School explore the controversial topic of pay for college athletes.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: February 8, 2015

411 Teen: Wes Crenshaw on Sex Education

Feb 15, 2015

Author and psychologist Wes Crenshaw discusses sex education, examining what works and why.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: February 15, 2015 

411 Teen: Eating Disorders

Feb 5, 2015

Licensed clinical social worker Melissa Gorman is the author of Better Is Not So Far Away. She discusses ways to help people live healthy and balanced lives.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: February 1, 2015

411 Teen: The Village Effect

Jan 21, 2015

Author Susan Pinker examines social media, and its impact on human communication. Susan, a developmental psychologist, provides sound reasons why human contact matters,  and examines how electronic communication affects development.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: January 18, 2015

411 Teen: Rap With A Pediatrician

Dec 22, 2014

Dr. Mignon Emenike talks with students interested in pursuing pediatrics medicine. Part of the monthly series of talking with a professional, for students in the Millicent Holifield Academy of Health Sciences at Rickards High School.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: January 11, 2015 

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