A Career Center in-school program for pregnant students and young parents (male and female). GRADS class focuses on knowledge and skills related to…

Positive Self
  • Self Formation

  • Communication

  • Relationships

  • Practical Problem Solving

  • Options & Decisions

 

Pregnancy
  • Wellness

  • Maternal and Fetal Development

  • Costs of Parenthood

  • Labor and Delivery

  • Postnatal Care

 

Parenting
  • Newborn

  • Adjustments to Parenting

  • Child Development

  • Child Care

  • Child Abuse & Neglect

 

Economic Independence
  • Career Exploration

  • Goal Setting

  • Child Care Options

  • Job Search & Application

  • Balancing Dual-Role of Parent & Worker

  • Employability

  • Economic Resources

 

Student Program Goals:
  • Remain in school through graduation

  • Appreciate the importance of prenatal care

  • Learn practical parenting and child development skills

  • Gain orientation to work

  • Set goals toward balancing work and family

 

Email Stacy Elliott – selliott@thecareercenter.net

Graduation Reality and Dual-Role Skills (GRADS)