Good Mourning Grief Support Groups
Good Mourning Grief Support Groups are for any child or teen, ages pre-K through high school, who has experienced a death of a family member or friend. There are also support groups available for the adults in the family. There is no charge for the program, but a completed application is required for each child or teen. For fall 2014, the Parent Orientation will be Tuesday, September 23, at 6:00 p.m., and all groups begin Tuesday, September 30, at 6:00 p.m. To apply online go to www.goodmourningcenter.org. For more information call 501-364-7000.
NATIONAL EDUCATION WEBINARS AND WEBCASTS
Association of Death Education and Counseling (ADEC)
The Psychology of Death and Dying in Later Life: Promoting a Good Death
David Balk, PhD, FT
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Noon - 1:30 p.m. CDT
Suicide Risk Assessment When Bereavement is the Presenting Problem
John Jordan, PhD
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Noon - 1:30 p.m. CDT
Webinars are held from noon to 1:30 p.m. U.S. Central Time.
Hospice Foundation of America
Webinar Series on Adolescents and Grief—The Center for Good Mourning will be purchasing these webinars and offering them to staff and community in the fall of 2014. More details to come in the next Mourning News.
Grief in Youth Suicide
May 20, 2014, noon-1:30pm ET. Available until May 19, 2015
This webinar offers a very careful look at the issue of adolescent suicide – reviewing factors, including cyber-bullying that are associated with adolescent suicide as well as strategies for suicide prevention, intervention, and post-vention.
Adolescents and Traumatic Loss
June 17, 2014, noon-1:30pm ET. Available until June 16, 2015
This webinar focuses on the traumatic losses such as accidents or violence that remains leading causes of adolescent death. The webinar addresses both the nature of these losses as well as approaches to intervention and prevention.
Adolescents and Life-Threatening Illness
July 15, 2014, noon-1:30pm ET. Available until July 14, 2015
In this webinar, we discuss the developmental issues that arise when an adolescent is coping with a life-threatening illness. The webinar identifies sensitivities necessary in caring for these adolescents as well as assisting their families and peers in coping with the illness and offering support.
National Alliance for Grieving Children