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Moms' Support Group

“Adults and children alike thrive in healthy relationships where it is safe to love and be loved, to know and be known. Yet for many, relationships are anything but safe, loving, or intimate. They are defined by anxiety, manipulation, control, and conflict. The reason is that most people have never been trained to be powerful enough to keep their love on in the face of mistakes, pain, and fear.”


Danny Silk



An Awareness & Communication Program Just For Moms!



Curriculum: Understanding Dad & Keep Your Love On


Understanding Dad is a research and evidence-based curriculum written by The National Fatherhood Initiative funded by The Alabama Department of Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention. The goal of this class is to improve awareness and communication between parents and to increase paternal involvement for the sake of their children.

Along with this curriculum, “Keep Your Love On” by Danny Silk, is used to teach the importance of Connection, Communication, & Boundaries.

Printable Synopsis for 
Understanding Dad
Outcomes of Class Participation


  • Increase in mothers’ knowledge, positive attitudes & skills associated with improving their relationships with the fathers of their children

  • Increase in mothers’ understanding of the importance of fathers’ involvement in the lives of their children

  • Increase in positive interactions between mothers & fathers

  • Learn how to build a conflict-resistant connection



Class Offering


Cost:           Free of charge


Duration:      9 weeks for Regular Classes

½ Day for Train the Trainers

Customization is available.


Location:     ATEF, Department of Human Resources, Shelby County Work Release, My Sister’s Place, General Public




If you are interested in a class for your agency, group, or as an individual,

please contact Stephanie Grissom, or 205-317-9897.

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