GRandS Workshop Topics

GRandS Workshop Topics

The GRandS Program employs 3 research and evidence based curricula.  Each workshop is 2-3 hours long with some having a brown-bag lunch itinerary.  In addition to the 3 curricula listed below, outside guest speakers are brought in to address special topics of interest.

PASTA – Parenting the Second Time Around by Cornell Cooperative Extension

  • Introduction
  • Workshop 1 – It Wasn’t Supposed to Be Like This
  • Workshop 2 – Getting to Know You
  • Workshop 3 – Rebuilding a Family
  • Workshop 4 – Discipline is Not a Dirty Word, But It May Look Different Today
  • Workshop 5 – Legal Concerns of Relatives Raising Children
  • Workshop 6 – Standing up for Grandparents/Grandchildren Rights
  • Workshop 7 – Grandparents and Teens Living Together
  • Workshop 8 – Living with Teens Can be Challenging

Family Treasures by the University of Nebraska Lincoln Extension

  • Workshop 1 – Commitment
  • Workshop 2 – Positive Time Together
  • Workshop 3 – Managing Stress and Crisis
  • Workshop 4 – Positive Communication
  • Workshop 5 – Spiritual Well-Being
  • Workshop 6 – Appreciation and Affection

Nurturing Parenting by Stephen J. Bavolek, Ph.D.

  • Introduction
  • Workshop 1 – Getting Started and Assessment
  • Workshop 2 – Nurturing Parenting
  • Workshop 3 – Expectations and Development of Children
  • Workshop 4 – The Importance of Parent/Child Touch
  • Workshop 5 – Developing Empathy
  • Workshop 6 – Managing and Communicating Feelings
  • Workshop 7 – Managing Anger and Stress
  • Workshop 8 – Understanding Discipline
  • Workshop 9 – Rewards and Punishments
  • Workshop 10 – Alternatives to Spanking

Check our GRandS/GRG Meeting Dates & Locations page for the next workshop near you in Palm Beach County.

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2 Comments

  1. Debbie Shevlin

    Are there any current workshops available?

    • Yes Debbie. Currently we meet 2x per month at the West Palm Beach location, 1x per month at the Jupiter location and 1x per month at the Delray Beach location. All workshops are during the day. Which one would you be interested in?

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