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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 Rights - 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: Living with Teens Can Be Challenging- indicators of high-risk teen behavior and strategies and resources to help in dealing with them.

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 404-310-3452.

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Fulton County Board of Commissioners under the guidance of the Department of Community Development Services

Brookdale Foundations Group - Relatives as Parents Program (RAAP)

DeKalb County Human Services

DeKalb County Public Library - Covington Branch

Funding provided in part by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners under the guidance of the Department of Community Development CSP Program

Promoting Safe and Stable Families, Division of Family & Children Services

United Way of Greater Atlanta

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Grandparents Raising And Nurturing Dependents with Disabilities

2020 PASTA Fulton Workshop Schedule

Registration required

Call: 470-310-3458


Thursdays (8 weeks)

10 am - 12 pm

October  6th

October 13th

October 20th

October 27th

November 3rd

November 10th

November 17th

December 1st

Workshop Location:

ACCESS Mental Health Agency

1903 Phoenix BLVD, STE 200

Atlanta, GA 30349

Workshops are FREE but 

registration is required.

Call: 470-310-3458


Make a donation to Project GRANDD!


Your tax-deductible gift helps provide  supportive services to grandparents raising grandchildren with disabilities.

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