With Marissa Carlson


PRESENTATION: Want to know more about the cultural forces that impact the teenagers you work with, positively and negatively?  Do you ever feel a little behind the times when hearing your students talk about their favorite shows, websites, or bands?  Through survey results, live web exploration, and other presentation materials, this webinar will provide overviews and insight about the interests, activities, and other age-related cultural influences of today’s teenagers in NH, New England and beyond.

• Participants will increase their knowledge about the pop culture media trends, including music, TV & web shows, and books, with a regional and US focus.
• Participants will explore some of the websites and apps most popular with high school students.
• Participants will gain further resources for information on cultural trends they learn about in the future.

PRESENTER:Marissa Carlson, CPS is the Executive Director of the NH Teen Institute, a leadership development non-profit working with middle & high school students from around NH & New England in a variety of areas including substance abuse prevention, peer mentoring, and creating positive school & community climate.  She has been a Certified Prevention Specialist since 2011 and, as part of her role at TI, oversees and facilitates training for both the youth participants and TI’s youth & adult volunteer program staff.  Outside of her work with TI, Marissa is the Associate Artistic Director of Mill City Productions, a theatre company in Western Massachusetts.

Online Contact Hours: 
All participants that would like a certificate worth 1 online continuing education unit are required to view the webinar and complete & pass the quiz that is posted above. After completing the quiz, NHADACA members receive a certificate for free and non-members receive a certificate for a $15 fee. A certificate will be emailed to you within 21 business days after the quiz is submitted (with a passing grade), and payment is received.

If you would like a certificate worth 1 online learning Contact Hours, please upload the quiz and evaluation files below (Do NOT use the quiz posted on the actual webinar because it’s not the correct quiz):




Please contact our office at 603-225-7060 if you have any trouble uploading the documents. Once you have completed the quiz and evaluation please email them to traininginstitute@nhadaca.org. Your certificate will be emailed back to you within 21 business days (the quiz must be paid for, completed and passed with an 80% or better to receive 1 online learning CE). To pay for your quiz, you may call our office, or pay via Paypal to pay on line.