The Role of Grandparents in the Lives of Youth
Friday, October 19, 2012, 12:00am - 1:30am
Fulfills New York State School Age Child Care SACC Training Requirement(s):
Youth Professionals Core Competencies Covered:
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As more and more grandparents assume responsibility for raising their grandchildren, for a variety of reasons, there are far-reaching implications for what this growing trend may mean for both generations, as well as the communities in which these "new" families live.
Register today for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: The Role of Grandparents in the Lives of Youth and plan to participate in this free webinar on Friday, October 19, 12:00-1:30 p.m. Eastern.
Cornell University and Extension faculty will describe a unique study developed to better understand families in which grandparents are raising teenaged grandchildren. Learn how adolescent development is impacted for teens being raised by grandparents. Learn about Parenting A Second Time Around (PASTA), a successful program developed by Cornell Cooperative Extension for working with grandparents raising grandchildren.
Participants will gain insight into the dynamics in these families, as well as the strengths, challenges and he idiosyncrasies of this unique group. Ample opportunities for discussion and interaction with the presenters will be provided through this free webinar sponsored by the CYFERnet Parent/Family Editorial Board.
- Rachel E. Dunifon, Ph.D., is Associate Director Professor. Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University and Associate Director for the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research.
- Kimberly Kopko, Ph.D., Senior Extension Associate, Parenting In Context Project, Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University.
- Denyse A. Variano, RN, MPS, Family and Consumer Sciences Issue Leader, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orange County.
- Jacqueline A. Davis-Manigaulte, Ed.D., Program Leader for Family and Youth Development, Cornell University Cooperative Extension in New York City.
Seats are limited, so register today, mark your calendars and participate on October 19.
If you have any questions about the training event, please contact: June Mead, CYFERnet Parent/Family Editor, email@example.com