Shattered Schools: When Death and Grief Impact Your Students
Wednesday, January 12, 2022, from 2:00 -3:30 PM EST
Highmark Caring Place is offering a NO COST "Grief Talks" webinar, “Shattered Schools: When Death
and Grief Impact Your Students,” Wednesday, January 12, 2022 02:00 - 3:30 PM EST. The webinar will
explore strategies on how to support your grieving students when they suffer the loss of someone
important to them. In this webinar, you will gain practical knowledge of how to think through the
complicated circumstances that occur when your school is impacted by death in some way, and you will
learn strategies of how to support your grieving students when they suffer the loss of someone important
to them. Attendees will gain an understanding of suggestions and services for schools after the death
of a student or staff member, explore best practices for communication about grief and loss
within schools, and identify three ways to support a grieving student.
REGISTER NOW at http://bit.ly/GriefTalkShattered
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 email@example.com.
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:
Sara J. Cobb
Founder, My Grief Connection
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