Who is the target audience for this event?

Professionals who work with children, adolescents, and their families in a variety of settings, including social work, counseling, bereavement support programs, funeral service, faith-based organizations, healthcare organizations, hospice, schools, and aftercare programs.

Are sessions ranked?

New for 2023 – the schedule will include educational levels (beginning, intermediate, advanced) and tracks for attendees to customize their symposium experience. When viewing the schedule, symposium attendees are urged to use the schedule filters and review the session descriptions for appropriateness for personal and professional development.

What is the cancellation policy?

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 Megan.lopez@childrengrieve.org.

Do I have to choose my sessions in advance?

No. There is no pre-registration required for individual sessions. All our rooms do have a defined capacity, so please make your way to them in a timely fashion to avoid disappointment.

Are C.E.’s included in my registration cost?

Continuing education credits (CEs) are included in your registration cost. You will need to ensure you are checked in and out of each session and complete an evaluation for each CE-eligible workshop following the event to receive CE credit. For more information on Continuing Education credits at symposium, click here

Is there an app for the event?

Yes. This year we are utilizing an app called Whova. For more information on how to download the app, click here. We will be utilizing the Whova app for announcements, the schedule, connecting with others, and more!

What are the accommodations to prevent the spread of COVID-19?

The NACG is committed to ensuring a safe and engaging environment for the 2023 symposium. These will include limits in session rooms and hand sanitizing stations.

You are also welcome to email Megan Lopez, National Program Director at megan.lopez@childrengrieve.org to ask any questions before or during the event.