NACG's 27th Annual Symposium on Children's Grief

June 17 – 19, 2024
in Denver, CO

Symposium Overview

The 27th National Symposium on Children’s Grief will take place on June 17 – 19, 2024, in Denver, CO.

New this year! Add on a Half-Day Creative Arts Intensive conveniently scheduled following Symposium. Join us for an enriching and immersive half-day Creative Arts Intensive, specially designed for professionals working in the children’s bereavement field. This unique event is an opportunity to delve deeper into your art, music, and drama practice. Learn more here →

About the Symposium

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 500 children’s grief support professionals and volunteers from a variety of organizations throughout and outside the United States each year. Learn more about the history of the Symposium here.

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 3, 2024
  • No refund beginning May 4, 2024

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

Premier Sponsor

Quick Details:

Date: June 17 – 19, 2024

Only current members of the NACG qualify for the member discount. Please confirm the status of your membership here. 

General Registration:
Ends May 3, 2024
Members:                               $550
Non-Members:                     $620
Student Registration:        $240

Add On: Creative Arts Half Day Intensive: $175 Members, $200 Non-Members

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Late Registration:
Ends June 3, 2024
Members:                               $600
Non-Members:                     $670

Sheraton Denver Downtown
1550 Court Place
Denver, CO 80202

“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.

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