Grand Connections Conference 2019
November 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Grand Connections Conference
Rhode Island’s 2019 Annual Conference
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
November 17, 2019
Wyndham Providence Airport Hotel
1850 Post Road
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Did you know, that there are over 13,900 Rhode Island grandparents raising grandchildren?
Do you want learn more about Grandfamilies?
Join us for a fun filled day of speakers, networking, mini-training’s, round tables, community resources and learn how to navigate your grandfamilies future.
Connect with us for learning, laughter and lunch of course!
- Keynote Speaker & National Experts
- Round Robin Topic Tables
- Community Resource Tables
- Interactive Substance Use Awareness Activities
- Kids Fun Day & Healthy Brown Bag Lunch (toddlers to teens)
- An Amazon Fire7 Tablet & YMCA Family Membership Giveaways
- Grandparents Getaway Giveaway! – Hotel, Dinner, Movie, Pamper Session!
FREE ALL DAY!
$20 Honest Donation Appreciated
|Agenda & Sessions|
|10:00||10:30||Registration/Networking/ Resource Tables Open|
|10:45||11:00||Welcome – Grands Flourish, Inc. Magdalena Andreozzi, Founder|
|11:00||11:20||Keynote Speaker – Ryan Erickson, Policy Advisor – Office of the Governor of Rhode Island|
|11:30||12:15||Linda Hurley, CEO – CODAC – Substance Use 101 & The Brain|
|12:15||1:00||Erin Albanese, LICSW, Family Services of RI – The Trauma Informed Caregiver|
Scavenger Hunt ‘A Teenagers Room – Hidden in Plain Sight’ Can You Find It?
|2:00||2:15||The Herren Project – A Vignette-Setting Boundaries|
|2:203:15||3:154:00|| Round Robin Discussions Tables
Boys/Girls Club of Warwick, RI Office of Child Support Services, Friends WayGrandparent Getaway Giveaway & Wrap-up
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