72 страниц. 2014 год. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing This study anchored into correlating parenting styles experienced by adolescents and their assertive behavior in selected secondary schools in Likuyani District, Kenya. Specifically, this empirical research determined the profile of the adolescent in terms of age, gender and the previous academic performance, the type of parenting styles experienced by the adolescents; the level of assertive behaviour of adolescents; significant differences in the styles experienced by adolescents, and level of assertive behaviour between male and female adolescents and significant relationship between assertive behaviour of adolescents and parenting styles experienced by adolescents. The main recommendation on the school taking an active part in the resolution of unfavorable parenting style and less assertive behaviour of adolescents through parent seminar and indulging the adolescents in proactive socialization activities respectively.