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: 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 

411 Teen: Tourette's Syndrome

Dec 22, 2014

Author Jonathan Friesen discusses Tourette's Syndrome from the perspective of a parent and as one who had to cope directly with the disorder himself. He provides valuable insights into dealing with disabilities.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: January 4, 2015 

411 Teen: Standarized Testing

Dec 22, 2014

Students from SAIL High School examine standardized testing: the pros and cons associated with this high-pressure situation.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: December 28, 2014 

411 Teen: Veterinary Medicine

Dec 22, 2014

Dr. Carlos Varela from Buck Lake Animal Hospital talks with students in the Millicent Holifield Academy of Health Sciences at Rickards High School.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdates: December 14 and 21, 2014

411 Teen: Coping With The Death Of A Child

Dec 22, 2014

One of the most devastating experiences a parent can face is the death of a child. Judy Diller talks about helping grieving parents cope with the unthinkable.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield.

Original airdate: December 7, 2014 

411 Teen: Surveillance

Dec 2, 2014

Americans are faced with increasing surveillance: tracking systems, cameras at traffic lights, cell phone snapshots. How much is too much? Students from Florida High discuss this issue.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: November 30, 2014 

411 Teen: Befriending Your Ex After Divorce

Nov 24, 2014

Psychologist Dr. Judith Rabinor, Ph.D. talks about ways in which being able to befriend your ex after a divorce can make life better for your children, yourself, and your ex.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: November 23, 2014 

411 Teen: Robotics

Nov 24, 2014

The increasingly important field of robotics is discussed by students on the Opto-Robotics Team at Sail High School.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: November 16, 2014 

411 Teen: Center For Prevention

Nov 24, 2014

FSU's Center For Prevention and Early Intervention is highlighted, reviewing programming and interventional strategies. Young Parents Program (YPP) is featured.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: November 9, 2014

411 Teen: Stereotypes & First Impressions

Nov 24, 2014

Stereotypes and first impressions are explored by International Baccalaureate students from Rickards High School. They examine the impact and significance of conveying information and forming opinions about individuals.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: November 2, 2014

411 Teen: Run For Lawson

Oct 20, 2014

In September 2009, 18-year-old Lawson Mayfield's life was cut short after she contracted bacterial meningitis. Cathy Mayfield, Lawson's mother, talks about bacterial meningitis and the annual Run For Lawson.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: October 26, 2014 

411 Teen: Communication

Oct 20, 2014

What are the channels of communication between teens and parents / adults? Why is communication consistently identified as an issue? How do we make an improvement in the ways we relate? Students from Sail High School discuss the issues.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: October 19, 2014

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