Project GROW offers group training for parents and unpaid caregivers (i.e.: siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles) of children and adults with developmental disabilities. The groups focus on teaching specific behavior techniques to promote positive family interactions and improved communication that can be utilized throughout the lifespan. Peer support is also provided.
Behavior Management topics include:
- Family roles and structure
- Analyzing behavior
- The power of attention
- The truth about consequences
- Caring for the caregiver
Toilet training parent groups also provided at times.
Groups take place in the Bronx and Manhattan at YAI and community sites.