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MSU Extension to host workshops for grandparents and others who are parenting for a second time

March 8, 2017 -- MSU News Service

MSU Extension will host a series of workshops in March and April for grandparents and others who are parenting for a second time.

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BOZEMAN -- Montana State University Extension will host a three-workshop series for grandparents, relatives, foster parents and others who are parenting for a second time.

The series will offer resources and skill training, as well as experts in child development, discipline, legal issues and other important topics.

Workshops I and II are designed to be offered together. Course designers and instructors highly recommend that both classes be attended. Topics include identifying and reflecting on changing roles, identifying helpful community resources, child development, dealing with loss and grief, effective discipline and living with teens. Registration is required for workshops I and II.

Workshop III is a standalone session that can be attended by anyone who has an interest in legal issues. Topics include custody, guardianship, working with Child Protective Services and grandparent rights.

Workshop I: March 25, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., MSU campus, Bozeman

Workshop II: April 1, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., MSU campus, Bozeman

Workshop III: April 5, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Bozeman Public Library

The series is sponsored by MSU Extension, MSU College of Education, Health and Human Development, Montana Children’s Trust Fund and Youth Dynamics. Lunch will be provided for sessions I and II. Travel assistance, in the form of gas cards, is also available for attendees of workshops I and II. Interested participants may inquire upon registration.

For more information or to register, contact Deb Albin at 406-994-5099 or deborah.albin@montana.edu.

Contact: Deb Albin, MSU Extension, (406) 994-5099 or deborah.albin@montana.edu