Kids2Kids Boise November Meeting
November 22, 2022, from 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Join Because Kids Grieve for their Kids2Kids Boise November Meeting on the topic of "Surprise, Shock,
and Denial," on November 22, 2022, from 6:00 - 8:00 PM, at A New Beginning Adoption Agency
(8660 W. Emerald St., Suite 142, Boise, Idaho 83704). This FREE evening includes a dinner, guardian/
parent break outgroup & children/teen break out group, both involving theme related activities
and interactions. To register visit www.becausekidsgrieve.org. For more info about the program,
please contact April Lopas at 208-318-8359 or Cheryl Haney 208-409-6680.
Children’s Grief Awareness Day
Thursday, November 17th, from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
The 2022 Virtual Children’s Grief Awareness Day event schedule is packed with stories of hope and inspiration, child- and family-friendly activities, opportunities to remember loved ones, and special guest speakers like Nora McInerny, Todd Parr, Katie Lear, Catia Chien, What's Your Grief,
Brian Griese, and much more! Be sure to tune in LIVE on Highmark Caring Place’s YouTube page (youtube.com/HighmarkCaringPlace) on Thursday, November 17th to watch this virtual event!
The Kentucky Center for Grieving Children and Families
The Kentucky Center for Grieving Children and Families, Inc. just launched in the fall of 2021 and provides
its community grief services free of charge. Through donations and community support they provide activities
and programs that support Kentucky families as they grieve and heal. KCGCF offers student grief support groups and family/caregiver education and support for youth and families in the following schools in Fayette County, Kentucky. If you are interested in having your child join a grief support group, please contact the school’s
Family Resource and Youth Services Center or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The KCGCF also works with grieving families to provide community referrals for additional services and
supports, including individual therapy and therapeutic recreation opportunities. The KCGCF offers expert
training in youth bereavement (its hallmarks, trauma-informed strategies for supporting grieving children,
how to support grieving families and encourage resilient parenting). Presentations and training can be
arranged for schools, churches, social service agencies, workplaces, and community groups. In 2022, they
hope to launch free, community-based grief support groups for children and youth ages 4-18, organized by children’s ages. Talk time will be combined with play and other types of creative healing experiences (such
as art, writing, or music). Concurrent parent and caregiver groups will help caregivers understand youth bereavement and offer parenting techniques to strengthen the family as they heal and move forward.
To find out more information or to get involved with KCGCF, visit them at:
Kid 2 Kid Birthday Party: A Celebration of Our Loved Ones
November 13, 2021 at 12:00 PM MST
459 Shoup Ave, Twin Falls, Idaho, 83301
Because Kids Grieve invites all children ages 6-17 to join in a celebration of their special loved one who
has died and honor their birthday. The Kid 2 Kid Birthday Party is the kickoff for Children's Grief
Awareness Day on November 18th as we honor and celebrate loved ones. The in-person party begins at 12:00 PM MST, on November 13th, and includes lunch. Birthday Cake will conclude the party at
2:00 PM MST. CRAFT ACTIVITIES include: Illuminating HOPE—Creating a Butterfly of Hope, Honoring
your loved one by planting flower bulbs in the BKG Memorial Garden, Holding on to Hope Art Activity
& Sharing with others memories of loved one. All activities are FREE.
To register call 208-352-2994 and leave a message,
or email email@example.com to RSVP that you’re coming.
Can You Hear Us Now? Elevating the Voices of Grieving Children - Special Edition Grief Talk
November 19, 2020 at 1:00 - 2:00 PM EST
Register NOW for the special NO COST Grief Talks webinar, Can You Hear Us Now? Elevating the Voices
of Grieving Children, from Highmark Carking Place – taking place on
Children’s Grief Awareness Day - Thursday, November 19th from 1:00 -2:00 PM (EST)!
During this webinar the focus will be on this special day, observed throughout the nation and in countries around the world – a day on which often-unnoticed kids can become heard for a change.
A day when all of us can take the time to realize how much it can help grieving children for them
to get support. A day when grieving kids can see that the people around them are taking their
pain seriously and validating their struggles.
Register at: https://highmarkhealth.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_PG_fv4quTjKQP7vrBpzxYA
Sara J. Cobb
Founder, My Grief Connection
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