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.
Grandparents Raising And Nurturing Dependents with Disabilities
2020 PASTA Fulton Workshop Schedule
Thursdays (8 weeks)
10 am - 12 pm
ACCESS Mental Health Agency
1903 Phoenix BLVD, STE 200
Atlanta, GA 30349
Workshops are FREE but
registration is required.