2nd Annual Virtual Grief Summit
April 28th & 29th from 9:00 AM - 4:40 PM CDT
The 2nd Annual Virtual Grief Summit is the premier virtual event for healing professionals working with grief and loss. Death and loss feel so much closer now. And grieving is so different. Our journeys’ no longer focused on a single loss. Instead, we’re facing an accumulation of heartbreaks, sudden traumas, and a seemingly endless sense of uncertainty and collective loss. It all adds up, overwhelming us and making grief harder to process, leading to prolonged grief disorder, anxiety, depression, etc. PESI and Grief.com have teamed up to line up the most prominent names and best instructors for their 2nd annual Virtual Grief Summit, the world’s largest gathering of professionals working with grief. And because the tools and techniques shared at this summit are critical to your work, they are offering free access to the entire 2-day live event. The summit will feature David Kessler, Megan Devine, Claire Bidwell Smith, Litsa Williams, and five other acclaimed experts. This is the place to get the most up-to-date strategies and interventions so you can help clients cope and facilitate healthy grief in this unprecedented time.
In just 2 days, you’ll get a comprehensive toolbox for addressing the most challenging issues for grieving clients in today’s destabilizing world, including:
- Techniques for navigating collective grief and uncertainty
- Proven strategies to promote connection and personal growth
- Practical tools for traumatic grief and mourning
- Unique strategies to create safe spaces for culturally diverse clients to grieve
- How to ethically use self-disclosure to enhance your work with grieving clients
- Expressive arts interventions for grieving children
- The opportunity to upgrade and earn up to 12 LIVE CE hours
- Interactive Q&A and handouts for each session
- FREE archive access to ALL summit recordings for 14 days
And much more!
You’ll connect with an entire community of people just like you, so you can get the inspiration and support
you need to feel re-energized and ready to tackle this most important work. Whether you’re a
psychotherapist, social worker, hospice worker, or anyone in the helping professions, this is your chance
to feel more prepared than ever to counsel, treat and walk alongside the grieving.
Register to join the event on April 28th & 29th from 9:00 AM - 4:40 PM CDT
Can't attend live? Register anyway for 14-day free access to the training!
*CE credit is available for an additional cost. Register for more information.
Presented in partnership with PESI & Grief.com
Register today at: https://bit.ly/GriefSummit
Grieve Into Greater Summit
Begins On April 11, 2022 and Goes For 21 Days
Discover how the pain of grief can unlock your life and GREATER purpose at the FREE Grieve Into Greater Summit.
Join 21 speakers, authors & experts share how to access the wisdom, power & healing gifted in grieving, starting on April 11, 2022, for 21 days! The biggest shifts happen inside us when we learn how to process pain - grief, loss, disappointment. When we gift ourselves with integration, magic happens. Host Isa Rooney, Founder of the
Inner Success Alignment Method™️, is bringing together 21 experts, authors, speakers, ministers, coaches & therapists to share their wisdom, tips, tools, freebies, & resources in this FREE summit!
Join the summit for FREE at: www.grieveintogreater.com
Finding Hope: A FREE event for Survivors of Suicide Loss
Journey Thru Grief & Hope Haven Counseling are hosting this amazing event at
Opportunity Presbyterian Church (202 N. Pines Road, Spokane Valley, WA, 99206).
April 9, 2022 from 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM MST. There will be guest speakers, a planting craft,
lunch will be provided, and Isaac the Comfort Dog will be there.
Please register at: Https://findinghopesurvivorsofsuicideloss.eventbrite.com
Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group - Boise, Idaho
2nd Thursday of the month from 7:00 to 9:00 PM MDT
717 N. 11th Street, Boise, Idaho 83702
The Survivors of Suicide Loss Support group meets continuously throughout the year at First United Methodist Church (Cathedral of the Rockies), in the Bishop's Lounge at 717 N. 11th Street, Boise, Idaho 83702.
Meetings are held in person on the 2nd Thursday of the month from 7:00 to 9:00 PM MST.
Next meeting is on April 14, 2022.
Group Facilitators: Kirby or Susan Orme, (208) 342-2139, firstname.lastname@example.org
Art Your Grief Classes with Emily Dilbeck - April 2022
Art Your Grief classes are for grievers. Grief comes in many different forms - this class is for anyone
experiencing grief - it might be a diagnosis, a death, a relationship, job loss, a dream, a home, etc. All grievers
are welcome. No art experience is needed to take an Art Your Grief class. All you need is to bring yourself and
be willing to show up and try painting, drawing and collage to process your grief. Explore and express your
grief using art on Zoom in a safe space with other grievers. Emily will be walking you through different
prompts with basic art supplies (watercolor, colored pencils, collage - nothing fancy) to help you connect with
your grief while creating. The goal is not to create beautiful art (although sometimes this happens), the focus
is on your grief and having a designated safe space to connect and express your grief using color, texture,
and movement. Art is a powerful tool to express and explore grief. There is something beautiful that
happens when we sit with it all - even if it’s extremely difficult to do.
Next class series:
Three options for month long classes that meet once a week on zoom:
*Sunday, April 3,10, 24 (3 meetings) - 3:30-4:45 pm PDT/5:30-6:45 pm CT -$90 (3 spots left)
*Tuesday, April 5, 12, 19, 28 (4 meetings) - 6:30-7:45 pm PDT/8:30-9:45 pm CT -$120 (2 spots left)
*Wednesday, April 6, 13, 20, 27 (4 meetings) - 8:30-9:45 am PDT/10:30-11:45 am CDT- $120-(3 spots left).
The first 60 min. are for creating, the last 15 are for optional sharing/listening
(or you can continue creating). Please message Emily on Instagram to sign up. She only takes a
handful of participants each month as it is important to me to keep it small and intimate.
One workshop option for a one time class:
If you don't want to commit to multiple classes, you can take the one-time workshop on
*Saturday, April 23rd (1 meeting) - 9:30-10:45 am PDT/ 11:30-12:45 am CDT - $30 (2 spots left)
Private Sessions: You can schedule private Art Your Grief sessions, an hour class is $65.
Buddy Sessions: You can schedule buddy sessions of Art Your Grief for 2-4 people. An hour buddy session for 2 people is $45 per person, 3 people is $40 per person, 4 people is $35 per person.
Private Class: You can schedule a private class for 5-7 people for 4 sessions of 75 minutes each for $120 a person. The first 60 min. are for creating, the last 15 are for optional sharing/listening.
For more information, check out the Art Your Grief Instagram page.
The highlight titled “Class Info.” has all the details.
Please message Emily on Instagram is you have questions or want to register for a class.
For more information visit: https://www.emilydilbeck.com/art-your-grief
When Someone Dies: FREE eBook, March 19-20, 2022
Check out the new book, "When Someone Dies: A Children’s Mindful How-To Guide on Grief and Loss,"
By Andrea Dorn, MSW, before it releases! Andrea is very passionate about normalizing the outward
expression of grief and creating open and healing spaces to help children work through these difficult, yet incredibly common and normal feelings so she and PESI have generously partnered to offer an
Amazon Kindle version of "When Someone Dies" FOR FREE for the next two days, March 19-20, 2022!
If you decide to download please consider leaving an honest review or rating. Reviews and ratings are
incredibly helpful in allowing books to reach a larger audience - and this is one book that really needs
to reach children and families far and wide!
Preorder a hard copy and/or get the FREE download at https://amzn.to/3wgcytY
Please also share and “like” to spread the word!
For more information about the author and to learn more about all the books in the Mindful Step Series visit:
The 2022 Camp Erin South Idaho will be held June 10-12, 2022 at the Trinity Pines Camp & Conference Center
in Cascade, Idaho. THE APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR THE 2022 CAMP ERIN IS MAY 20, 2022.
What is Camp Erin? Children and teens ages 6 to 17 attend a weekend camp experience that combines
grief education and emotional support with fun, traditional camp activities. Led by bereavement professionals
and caring volunteers, campers are provided a safe environment to explore their grief, learn essential coping
skills, and make friends with peers who are also grieving. Additional services are offered to support the
whole family outside of the camp weekend. The retreat weekend will help bereaved youth share their
grief experiences in creative ways through art projects, time to talk and share, outdoor games and
challenge courses, participate in memorial activities and even share a campfire experience!
Camp is FREE to all campers through generous support and donations from local corporations and other
area organizations. Parents or guardians must complete an application for each child or teen who would
like to attend. Applications are accepted until all available spaces are filled. Space is limited, so please
return the completed application as soon as possible. Please note that any camper who has attended
camp in the past will be considered after all spaces are offered to new campers.
For more information about Camp Erin, please contact the Because Kids Grieve at email@example.com.
Registration questions can be left on their message line at 208-352-2994.
Register at: https://becausekidsgrieve.org/what-is-camp-erin
The Suicide Prevention Action Network (SPAN) of Benewah County Grief Group
Saturday, March 19, 2022 at 10 AM MT
The Suicide Prevention Action Network (SPAN) of Benewah County is hosting a grief support
group meeting with guest speaker, Ron Hodge. Ron brings many years of experience and a passion to
help other understand and overcome grief. He offers tools and support to guide survivors
through grief to a place of hope and inspiration. The group is open to all forms of grief. Join them on
Saturday, March 19, 2022 at 10 AM MT at the the Jon Denny Building on the Benewah County Fairgrounds
in St. Maries, Idaho. To register and secure your spot email firstname.lastname@example.org
Nordby Loss & Grief Lectureship Series: "In Memory of Those We've Lost"
March 22, 2022, at 7:00 PM CST
Join the North Hennepin Community College Foundation for a FREE virtual event from the
Nordby Loss & Grief Lectureship Series: "In Memory of Those We've Lost" March 22, 2022, at 7:00 PM CST,
Free and open to the public. This virtual event is funded by the Nordby Lectureship Endowment, and
will be an evening of remembrance with keynote speaker Ben Musburger, LMFT, Grief Therapist.
Memories are a beautiful and powerful gift. They help us process our losses. When paired with
gratitude, we look beyond the pain and can dwell on the good things from the past that move us
into the future. Come to this evening of remembrance and healing with the keynote speaker
Ben Musburger, LMFT, Grief Therapist. He will walk attendees through what we might be experiencing
as we mourn the losses in our lives, how it affects us, and how memories can play a part in our healing.
You are invited to send a picture of a loved one to be included in a memorial video shown
during the event. Send your picture to NordbyLecture@nhcc.edu. The first 100 people who register
and attend this event will receive a care package. Mailing to U.S. postal addresses only.
Attendees will be placed in a drawing for prizes.
For more information, go to: bit.ly/NordbyLoss
Register at: bit.ly/Nordby2022
COVID Memorial Day Virtual Candlelight Vigil
March 7, 2022, at 5:00 PM PT/8:00 PM ET
Reimagine's Spring Season, "Grief, Growth & Justice", kicks off with the free COVID Memorial Day
Virtual Candlelight Vigil on March 7, 2022, at 5:00 PM PT/8:00 PM ET, to share stories, take action
to establish a federally recognized COVID Memorial Day. This event is hosted in partnership with
Marked By Covid, Covid Grief Network & Rose River Memorial.
To learn more and to register visit:
Dealing With Guilt - Facebook LIVE Event
Are you struggling with guilt after losing your loved one to suicide? Do you think you are responsible
because you "should" have done things differently? Does this leave you feeling sad and anxious?
Join Caro Brookings for her Facebook Live event where she will explain the different types of guilt you
may be feeling, give you encouragement, as well as hands-on advice that you can implement
straightaway so that you may find peace.
Watch the LIVE on March 5, 2022, at Time: 11:30am PST / 2:30pm EST / 7:30pm GMT / 6:30am AEDT (March 6).
RSVP to receive a reminder so you don't miss it! If you are not yet part of Caro Brooking's private
"Healing After Suicide Loss" FB Group join at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/healingaftersuicideloss
Sara J. Cobb
Founder, My Grief Connection
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