Virtual Opportunities

 

#WebinarWednesday - Parent Roundtable | Summer Panel Series

Parent Roundtable, our new summer panel series, is where parents, young people, experts, and whole communities intersect for important discourse and the exchange of critical information to help get through what’s sure to be a challenging summer.   
 

Join us Wed. August 19 at 6 p.m. | I am Enough: A Black Male Perspecitive on Racial & Social Injustice in America

Clayton Co. community leader, Jevon Gibson will lead a candid, multi-generational roundtable for Black men to share their recent and past experiences, discuss how to cope with society's preconceptions, and offer ways to move forward. 

 

Panelists:

Jevon Gibson: CEO and Executive Director, Community Health Solutions

Ronald McNeill: CEO and President, GCAPP

Vaughn N. Gay, LPC, MAC, CAMS-II: Founder and CEO, Holistic Atlanta, LLC and Assistant Director of Counseling Services at Morehouse School of Medicine

Marcus Strickland: Candidate for Master of Public Health, Emory University and Youth Advisory Council Member from Bibb Co. 

Dekavian George: Senior at Herschel V. Jenkins High School and Youth Advisory Council Member from Chatham Co. 

Watch on Demand | Previously Recorded #WebinarWednesday

 

Watch On Demand Now: Parent Toolkit: Options for Better Communication & Deeper Connections with Young People

Join us for an exclusive tour of the Parent Toolkit, which is fast becoming a popular go-to resource for parents, guardians, mentors, and staff at youth-serving organizations. We will walk you through practical information, scenarios, and options to help navigate topics and situations that all parents and families face, including ones that are complicated and often hard to talk about.

There’s something for everyone in this webinar. It is great for parents with young people of all ages, as well as youth-serving professionals looking for ways to help support parent engagement.

 

Watch On Demand Now: School's Out, What's Now? A COVID Summer

This webinar will address summer enrichment and virtual educational opportunities available to parents and students; resources and supports available to the community; and the strategies you need to make this a summer of fun and friendship.

Jarrod Mitchell: Veteran Educator, Druid Hills Middle School, DeKalb County

Tunisha Ferguson: 26-year Special Education Educator, Bear Creek Middle School, Fulton County

Liliana Carvajal: 211 Ambassador, United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta

Anna Gray Hart: Parent & Former Director, First Presbyterian Weekday Preschool, Marietta

Eric Chang: Senior at Johns Creek High School & President of COVID Care, a nonprofit dedicated to alleviating issues that Covid-19 has caused in our communities.

 

Watch On Demand Now: Hear Us Out!

Listen to a live discussion hosted by GCAPP's Youth Advisory Council members on current events surrounding a national crisis of injustice.

 

Watch On Demand Now: Calming Their Fears: Talking to Children & Young People About a Nation in Crisis

Current nationwide protests — enveloped in race, police brutality, civil disobedience, and social injustice — can be hard topics for anyone to discuss, let alone discussing with children and young people. Listen to this deep discussion and Q&A led by Judge Penny Brown Reynolds. 

 

Homeschooling 101: Sex Ed Edition

Attention Parents and Caregivers: Are you looking for a new topic to introduce to your young person while homeschooling? It may be time to introduce age appropriate sex ed! GCAPP expert trainers will facilitate discussion around how to begin the conversation of sexual health and review basic reproductive anatomy, STIs, contraceptives, and LGBTQ+ awareness. 
 
Watch On Demand Now: Part 1: "The Talk"
Learn door openers and door slammers for healthy communication with your young people. Download talking tips for parents, here.
 
 
Watch On Demand Now: Part 2: Are you Sex Ed Smart?
Test your knowledge on reproductive anatomy, STIs, contraceptives, and more during a review by GCAPP's expert trainers.
 

Candid Conversations: Quarantine Coping for Teens

Adolescents and young adults are now living in a "new normal." During this time, many young people are struggling to remain connected to friends and family, possibly suffering anxiety from classes, or simply running out of activities to do around the house. GCAPP's Youth Advisory Council members will be engaging in a candid conversation to share their experiences related to the coronavirus pandemic and self-isolation.  
 
Watch On Demand Now: Real Talk with Georgia Teens
 

Sexual Health Matters | A Virtual Sex Ed Summit

On Wednesday, May 27, GCAPP hosted a virtual sex ed summit designed by young leaders from our Youth Advisory Council and youth-serving professionals from around the nation to help raise awareness and increase dialogues about sexual health. The interactive sessions covered the biggest challenges threatening the overall health and well-being of our young people, continuing mental health awareness, dating violence, parent-child communication, and more. Check out session recordings and presention slides.