Parenting the Second Time Around Workshop
Join Project GRANDD as we work together using an award-winning curriculum created by Cornell University for relative caregivers raising children. Topics include: child development, discipline,
caring for oneself as a caregiver, rebuilding a family, living with teens, legal issues and advocacy. PASTA is a FREE 8-week enrichment program.
Workshop 1: It Wasn't Supposed To Be Like This -(identifying and reflecting ambivalent feelings about changing roles, identifying helpful community resources)
Workshop 2: Getting to Know You - (child development, individual differences, journals)
Workshop 3: Rebuilding a Family - (adult/child interactions, grief, and loss, relating to your adult child, solution-focused problem solving)
Workshop 4: Discipline is Not a Dirty Word, But It May Look Different Today- (characteristics of effective discipline, establishing a discipline style, addressing high-risk behaviors)
Workship 5: Legal Concerns of Relatives of Raising Children - (legal issues including custody, visitation, child support)
Workshop 6: Standing up for Grandparents/Grandchildrens Right - (advocacy, negotiating systems, connecting with community programs)
Workshop 7: Grandparents and Teens Living Together- (key points in adolescent development and realistic expectations for behavior)
Workshop 8: Grandparents and Teens Living Together- (indicators of high-risk behavior and strategies and resources to help)
How to Receive Services
If you are a grandparent taking care of a grandchild with any kind of disability or chronic illness, contact us to connect with Project GRANDD.
Please fill out this form or call Laura Wells, LCSW at 404-303-5126
Grandparents Raising And Nurturing Dependents with Disabilities
2020 PASTA Fulton Workshop Schedule
Thursdays (8 weeks)
ACCESS Mental Health Agency
1903 Phoenix BLVD, STE 200
Atlanta, GA 30349
Workshops are FREE but
registration is required.