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Living Well Together Program

Learn how to best help your family live a healthy lifestyle!

The Living Well Together program is a 10-week peer led health promotion program intended to help families caring for a child with a disability prepare for transition and set and reach quality of life goals by developing a healthy lifestyle. The program is free to families enrolled in family support services.

About the Living Well Together program:

  • Families will be provided with workbooks covering the Living Well curriculum
  • Parents will be paired with a trained peer mentor who will meet with you weekly to discuss the curriculum
  • Every other weekend we will have short workshops with separate activities for parents and children based on the curriculum.
  • We will cover topics such as goal setting, building support, eating well, physical activity, staying on course, and more!

Curriculum

Living Well Together is an adaptation of Living Well with a Disability program, an independent living curriculum for adults with physical disability from the University of Montana Rural Institute. Living Well with a Disability is an evidence-based, innovative, consumer-directed, goal-focused health promotion program that helps individuals develop foundations for lifestyle change.

Living Well Together was designed to meet the needs of rural families with a child with a disability. This curriculum incorporates the family unit to focus on life skills necessary for adolescents with disabilities to transition to adulthood.

Thank you University of Montana Rural Institute for your support!

Dates and Locations

Weekend workshops will take place on the Georgia Southern University Armstrong Campus beginning January 2022.

Weekend Workshop Dates

  • Orientation: January 22
  • Session 1: February 5
  • Session 2: February 19
  • Session 3: March 5
  • Session 4: March 26
  • Session 5: April 9

Got Questions? Contact Us!

Center for Rehabilitation & Independent Living
cril@georgiasouthern.edu
912-478-0558

Effingham County Navigator Team
ajackson@effinghamcountynavigatorteam.com
912-247-1335

Last updated: 1/5/2022