Expired Personal Best Program: A Curriculum to Promote Adult Development and Sensitive Parenting

This two-day workshop prepares participants to implement Personal Best groups with parents and caregivers of young children. The program helps parents manage stress, reach goals, understand their children, and improve relationship, problem solving, and communication skills. The goal is for parents to become resilient, self-aware, and engage in positive interactions with their child.

Learning Objectives:

  • To promote adult well-being by increasing the parent’s confidence, social support, and executive function skills
  • To identify stress triggers, responses, and effective coping strategies
  • To be reflective about child temperament and parenting beliefs that inform parenting practices


Judy Grossman, DrPH, OTR is the Associate Director of Ackerman’s Center for the Developing Child and Family; Director of the Resilient Families: Children with Special Needs Project; and creator of the Personal Best prevention program for parents with young children. She is also an adjunct faculty member at NYU, and consultant to not-for-profit organizations. Previous employment includes special education policy research and academic appointments at SUNY-Downstate Medical Center and Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Grossman lectures nationally and internationally about family resilience, primary prevention, mental health consultation, program development and evaluation, and early intervention/special education services. She maintains a private practice working with couples and families.


Fridays, October 15 & 22, 2021
9:30 am–4:00 pm (ET)

  • October 15, 2021 9:30 am - October 22, 2021 4:00 pm

Judy Grossman, Dr.PH, OTR

11 CE Contact Hours

Location:   Online Event


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