NACG's 26th Annual Symposium on Children's Grief

June 14 – 16, 2023
in Pittsburgh, PA

Conference Overview

The 26th National Symposium on Children’s Grief will take place on June 14 – 16, 2023, in Pittsburgh, PA.

The National Alliance for Children’s Grief (NACG) Symposium is the longest-running and most comprehensive Childhood Bereavement Symposium offered in the United States. The NACG Symposium draws more than 400 children’s grief support professionals and volunteers from a variety of organizations throughout and outside the United States each year.

The annual NACG Symposium offers participants the opportunity to learn of the latest research and clinical developments in working with children and teens who are grieving; enhance skills and knowledge to deliver state-of-the-art services to these children and adolescents; engage in dialogue with colleagues, clinicians, researchers, and other grief support professionals to exchange ideas, information, and clinical expertise.

The symposium offers varied workshops and poster presentations on topics important to children’s grief issues, program development, non-profit administration, activities, fundraising, grief support models, and more.

Symposium Cancellation Refund Policy: If you are unable to attend the symposium and wish to send a substitute, please provide the substitute’s name and contact information to the NACG as soon as possible. If no substitute is available, cancellations are subject to a cancellation fee and refunded as follows:

  • Full refund minus a $100 cancellation fee on or before May 12, 2023
  • No refund beginning May 13, 2023

Cancellation requests must be received in writing on or before the dates provided above. All cancellation or substitution requests should be emailed to


Please be aware that scammers may try to contact you regarding hotel rooms or attendee lists for the NACG National Symposium on Children’s Grief. These companies are not approved by the NACG and are scams. For housing, we encourage all attendees and exhibitors to register via the links provided on this page. If you have any questions about housing, please contact the NACG at The NACG does not utilize any outside parties or services for hotels or attendee lists.

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Quick Details:

Date: June 14 – 16, 2023

Members:                               $500
Non-Members:                     $550

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Omni William Penn Hotel
530 William Penn Pl
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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“This symposium was not only informative and inspirational, but life-changing as well. I made new friends, colleagues, and business contacts, and hope to maintain these relationships over the years.”

ADA STATEMENT: ADA accommodations will be made in accordance with the law. If you require ADA accommodations, please indicate what your needs are at the time of registration. We cannot ensure the availability of appropriate accommodations without prior notifications.

NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT: Conference activities and programs are offered to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in the provision of educational programs and services or employment opportunities and benefits.