Events

Courageous Well-being: Strategies for Personal and Professional Renewal

Zoom

Coping and self-confidence in your work require taking the time to understand the evidence-based literature and use effective strategies to enhance your well-being, find meaning in your work and discover joy and support in relationships. This session will explore the essence of courageous well-being. Based on evidence-based strategies, attendees will explore nontraditional approaches to minimize […]

2023 Data and Evaluation Training Series #1: Data Basics

Zoom

This session is part of the 2023 Data and Evaluation Training Series, to view the other sessions, click on the title below. This session - Session 1: Data Basics Session 2: Program Evaluation Basics Session 3: Theory of Change Session 4: Program Evaluation Planning Given limited resources and stretched capacity, data collection procedures and program […]

Facilitating Parent and Caregiver Support Groups

Zoom

Many children’s bereavement centers and programs across the United States offer concurrent support groups for parents and caregivers that are typically held during the same time as children and teen grief support groups are being offered. This presentation will cover practical tips for facilitating grief support groups for parents, caregivers, and other adults. Best practices […]

2023 Data and Evaluation Training Series #2: Program Evaluation Basics

Zoom

Download the slides HERE → 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 grants. Combining […]

Courageous Well-Being Continued: Putting Theory into Practice

Zoom

This 60-minute session will build on the concepts presented in the first webinar, Courageous Well-Being, Finding New Pathways to Personal and Professional Renewal. As professionals and volunteers working with bereaved children and families, you are well aware of the challenges of your work — vicarious trauma and grief, burnout, empathetic distress, and work/life balance. It […]

Introduction to Grief Support Series: Grief 101 for the New Practitioner

Zoom

This webinar is the first of a 3-part series that will provide a foundation of introductory information for anyone working with or providing support to children, teens, and families who may be grieving. This series is not progressive; sessions can be viewed in any order. Ms. Phillips will present the foundation for grief therapy with […]

Changes in Childhood Bereavement Prevalence in the Wake of the Pandemic: CBEM Key Topic Report 2023

Zoom

  Click here to download the slides → The COVID-19 pandemic devastated public welfare worldwide, bringing excess deaths and moving bereavement to the front page. Before the pandemic, Childhood Bereavement Estimation Model (CBEM) prevalence rates reflected an annual average of more than 260,000 children under 18 becoming newly bereaved due to a parent’s death. In […]

Needs Assessment Training Series #1: Community Assessment Overview

Zoom

Download the slides here → Download the fillable handout here →  This is the first of a 3-part Needs Assessment training webinar series, along with accompanying technical assistance. The sessions are meticulously designed to equip participants with a solid foundational understanding to successfully engage in and complete an initial needs assessment process. Comprised of three […]

Needs Assessment Training Series #1 Additional Assessment Support Session

Zoom

This is the Additional Assessment Support Session following the first session (Community Assessment Overview) of a 3-part Needs Assessment training series, along with accompanying technical assistance. The sessions are meticulously designed to equip participants with a solid foundational understanding to successfully engage in and complete an initial needs assessment process. Comprised of three comprehensive sessions, […]

2023 Data and Evaluation Training Series #3: Theory of Change

Zoom

  Download the slides here → 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 […]

Introduction to Grief Support Series: Grief Counseling Models and Interventions

Zoom

This webinar is the first of a 3-part series that will provide a foundation of introductory information for anyone working with or providing support to children, teens, and families who may be grieving. This series is not progressive; sessions can be viewed in any order. Therapists are on the frontlines when people face the most […]

Needs Assessment Training Series #2: Data Sources and Data Collection for Community Assessment

Zoom

Handouts: Powerpoint Slides Handout Packet Data Collection Worksheet   This second session of the three-part webinar series on needs assessment will build off the foundational concepts introduced in the first session. The webinar will go into step-by-step detail on how to collect data, including the main sites and sources to find the data and how […]