Events

Manage “A Win-Win: Utilizing Interns to Support Your Agency while Training Future Grief Professionals”

Zoom

The students of today will soon become your employees and colleagues of tomorrow. Interns can provide a critical resource for agencies to enhance current efforts, grow, and develop new strategies; they also provide a way for your agency to develop competent professionals and “pay it forward”. Join us for this collaborative session to explore ways […]

Connect, Build, and Grow! Combing group work, play therapy and Lego building to explore grief

Zoom

Discover how building Legos can also build social-emotional well-being! This interactive workshop focuses on the use of Lego-based therapeutic interventions for exploring grief. Participants will learn about the “Skillful Builders” model and will explore the benefits of group play therapy to better understand and cope with grief. Participants will also learn therapeutic techniques for implementing […]

Partnering with Schools to Support Grieving Children

Zoom

To access documents provided by the presenters click HERE and HERE Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures and during the pandemic, OUR HOUSE had to pivot several times to meet the urgent need for grief support services in our heavily impacted community. Since 1997 we have provided school-based grief support groups in the second largest district in […]

Exploring the Role of Social Media in Child and Adolescent Grief

Zoom

Webinar slides are available here. Social media is an integral part of almost everyone’s life today, especially children and adolescents. This form of connection can digitally put them in contact with others who may share their thoughts and feelings when physical contact is not wanted or available. These connections can provide much-needed support for a child […]

Data and Evaluation Training Series: Program Evaluation Basics Live Interactive Webinar

Zoom

Click here to view the presenter slides  Given limited resources and stretched capacity, data collection procedures and program evaluation strategies at the individual program level often fall short in terms of identifying gaps in service, areas for growth, and program impact. Today, philanthropic giving demands a quantifiable return on investment in exchange for donations and […]

Rebuilding & Reengaging: School-Based Grief Support Post Pandemic Live Interactive Webinar

Zoom

We know the impact that COVID-19 has had on students' social development, mental health, and academic progress. This experience has also significantly changed how our schools operate. Schools with high levels of grief that need support have competing priorities and limited staff capacity. This presentation will identify some of the various barriers to school-based grief […]

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Webinar

Zoom

We know that grandparents enter situations of raising grandchildren for many different reasons including but not limited to drug use, overdose, and death of one or both parents. Please join us to hear from a panel of grandparents who are currently raising grandchildren. Hear from them about their success, their challenges, and advice that they […]

Write Your Heart Out: Self Expression to cope with grief, loss, trauma, & stress Live Interactive Webinar

Zoom

The W.H.O. recently reported COVID-19 pandemic has caused a 25% increase in the prevalence of anxiety and depression worldwide and called for all countries to step up mental health services and support. Additionally, the coronavirus and the public health measures designed to prevent its spread have been shown to have had a profound negative effect […]

Childhood Bereavement: Understanding Prevalence by Cause of Death Live Interactive Webinar

Zoom

According to the 2022 Childhood Bereavement Estimation Model (CBEM) 7.7% of U.S. youth will experience the death of a sibling or parent before they reach age 18.  This is an underestimate, as it excludes countless deaths of other significant figures in a child’s life.  A growing body of research indicates that the death of a […]

The Rhythm of Emotion: The Use of Music Therapy to Give Voice to Grieving Children & Adolescents

Zoom

This presentation will explore the use of music therapy as a powerful tool for grieving children and adolescents. Participants will have the opportunity to gain information and knowledge about the interconnection between child and adolescent grief and music therapy, discover ways of incorporating music therapy techniques with this population through clinical examples and guided practice, […]

Data and Evaluation Training Series: Theory of Change Live Interactive Webinar

Zoom

This workshop on Theory of Change will focus on how organizations can define their program model and why going through a theory of change process, including creating a logic model, is the first step in developing evaluation and data collection plans. Presenters will provide key information on what theory of change and logic modeling is. […]