This program is made possible through a generous grant from the Greater Harrisburg Community Foundation, a regional foundation of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities.
PART 1 (May 18):
Description: In Preparing Families for Raising Grandchildren from Diverse Generational Lenses, Part 1, we will discuss the challenges associated with balancing the needs of children while learning to understand new methods and systems. We will tackle tips to better understand the role Covid-19 has played on the mental health of children while learning to establish effective routines to balance the needs of the family. Special focus will be given to recognizing the impact of being a multi-generational family unit and how this can affect outcomes for families. Handouts and resources will be shared.
- Identify ways Covid-19 has impacted families across diverse areas
- Highlight the importance of mental health for others and yourself
- Gain key strategies to managing family needs from differing lenses
- Learn strategies to re-establish routines and balance life’s demands
Target Audience: Grandparents, Case managers, social workers, agency leaders/supervisors and other caregivers for children
Facilitator: Lisa Kennedy