Upcoming Events

(Open to the Public)

Certificate Courses

All of the modules listed below in the Certificate Program in Children’s Grief and Bereavement can also be taken as individual workshops.

Workshops / Conferences

Live Webinars

 Free Online Q&A

Recorded Webinars

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Past Events

November 17, 2018
Suicide Survivor Support Annual Conference, Toronto, Ontario
“A Web of Grief: Fostering Healthy Grief in Self and Others”

November 16, 2018
Family Medicine Forum, Toronto, Ontario
“Will Mommy Die: Introducing a New On-line Tool for Supporting Grieving Families”

November 14, 2018
PalCare Fall Symposium, Markham, Ontario
“Standing in The Fire: Bearing Witness and Other Strategies for Supporting Grieving Youth”

November 6, 2018
Kitching, Steepe & Ludwig Funeral Home, Waterdown, Ontario
“Ten Things I’ve Learned on my Grief Journey”

October 22 & 23, 2018
Faculty of Social Work, Waterloo, Ontario
“Bereaved Parents and Parents of Stillborn and Miscarried Children”

September 18, 2018
Free Online Webinar
“Preparing Children for Funerals & Memorials”

August 29, 2018
Rosedale Day School, Toronto, Ontario
“Creating Strong & Supportive Learning Environments”

June 17, 2018
Young Adult Cancer Canada (YACC) Survivor Conference, St. John’s Newfoundland
“Threads of Life: Weaving Together Joy and Sorrow”

June 15, 2018
Young Adult Cancer Canada (YACC) Survivor Conference, St. John’s Newfoundland
“Good Grief: Juggling Life’s Joys and Sorrows”

June 9, 2018
Healing Broken Hearts Conference, Ottawa, Ontario
“Dancing in the Darkness: Fostering Healthy Grief in Self and Others”

June 7, 2018
Langs, Cambridge, Ontario
“Kids Grief Too: Supporting Children Grieving the Dying or Death of a Family Member”

June 6, 2018
Chai Lifeline Canada, Toronto, Ontario
“Ten Things I’ve Learned about Grief”

May 25, 2018
Early Learning and Childcare Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba
“Supporting Children through the Grief Process”

May 17, 2018
Victoria Park Collegiate Institute, Toronto, Ontario
“Supporting Your Grieving Teen”

May 15, 2018
Free Online Webinar
“Supporting Children on the Autism Spectrum who are Grieving a Death”

May 7-11, 2018
Sick Kids Centre for Community Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
“Certificate Program for Children’s Grief and Bereavement”

May 5, 2018
Headwater Health Care Centre, Orangeville, Ontario
“Kids Grieve Too: Supporting Children Grieving the Dying or Death of a Family Member”

April 27, 2018
Upper Grand District School Board, Fergus, Ontario
“Good Grief: Supporting Educators’ Own Grief”

April 17, 2018
Sick Kids Centre for Community Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
“Reclaiming Death: An Introduction to Thanatology”

April 9, 2018
Hospice Simcoe, Barrie, Ontario
A “Good Grief” Workshop

March 12, 2018                                    
Social Work Hospice & Palliative Care Network Annual Conference, Boston, Massachusetts
“MyGrief.ca and KidsGrief.ca: Taking Bereavement Support Online”

March 5-9, 2018
Noojmowin Teg Health Centre, Manitoulin Island, Ontario
“Certificate Program in Children’s Grief and Bereavement”

March 2, 2018
Early Childhood Development Support Services, Edmonton, Alberta
“Kids Grieve Too: Supporting Children through Life’s Windstorms”

March 2, 2018
Early Childhood Development Support Services, Edmonton, Alberta
“Bearing Witness and Other Strategies for Supporting Grieving Youth”

February 13, 2018
Hincks Dellcrest Centre, Toronto, Ontario
“Dancing in the Darkness: Creative Approaches to Working with Grieving Children and Youth”

January 25, 2018
William Lyon Mackenzie Collegiate, Toronto, Ontario
“Supporting Grieving Students”

January 16, 2018
Hincks Dellcrest Centre, Toronto, Ontario
“When Grief Gets More Complicated”

December 1, 2017
Halton Catholic District School Board, Burlington, Ontario
“Supporting Grieving Students”

November 21, 2017
Hincks Dellcrest Centre, Toronto, Ontario
“Using Mindfulness and Compassion to Support Grieving Children and Families”

November 16, 2017
PALCARE 2017 Fall Symposium, Toronto, Ontario
“Supporting Grieving Children”

November 15, 2017
Central West Palliative Care Network Conference, Mississauga, Ontario
“Is Mommy Going to Die? Responding to Children’s Questions about Dying, Death and Grief”

November 1, 2017
Kitching Steepe & Ludwig Funeral Home, Waterdown, Ontario
“Helping Families Grieve when Death Shadows their Door”

October 26 & 27, 2017
Bereaved Families of Ontario – Midwestern Region Conference, Waterloo, Ontario
Keynote : “Balancing Joy and Sorrow: Supporting Children who are Grieving a Death”

September 22, 2017
Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Conference, Ottawa, Ontario
“KidsGrief: A New Resource for Supporting Grieving Children”

September 21 & 22, 2017
Roger Neilson House, Ottawa, Ontario
“A Web of Grief: Supporting Children’s Grief while Navigating your Own”

September 18, 2017
5th International Public Health and Palliative Care Conference, Ottawa, Ontario
“KidsGrief Q&A”

September 16, 2017
Waterloo Region Family Network Conference, Waterloo, Ontario
“Good Grief: Navigating Grief when Faced with a Disability”

September 14, 2017
North Perth Community Hospice, Listowel, Ontario
“Supporting Children through Illness, Dying and Death”

June 13, 2017
Gilda’s Club, Toronto, Ontario
“Supporting Children when a Family Member or Friend has Cancer”

June 24, 2017
Nanny Angel Network, Toronto, Ontario
“Supporting Children Facing the Serious Illness or Dying of Someone Close to them”

June 13, 2017
Rick Hansen Secondary School, Mississauga, Ontario
“Supporting Grieving Students in School”

June 6, 2017
Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie, Ontario
“Preparing for Death: Pre & Post”

May 23, 2017
Ronald McDonald House Charities, Toronto, Ontario
“Bearing Witness: Helping Families in Times of Grief”

May 5, 2017
Healthcare Conferences Canada, Toronto, Ontario
“Children at the Bedside: Preparing Children for a Death”

April 28, 2017
Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario
“Dying and Death: Supporting Grieving Children”

April 25, 2017
Waterloo District School Board, Waterloo, Ontario
“Supporting Grieving Students in School”

April 6, 2017
University Health Network, Toronto
“We Stressed Dad Out and he Got Cancer: The Role of the Healthcare Provider in Supporting Children when a Parent is Dying”

March 10, 2017
Bethell Hospice, Caledon, Ontario
“Supporting Children & Youth Grieving the Death of a Family Member”

March 31, 2017
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
“Reclaiming Death: An Introduction to Thanatology”

March 27, 2017
Central West Palliative Care Network, Mississauga, Ontario
“Talking with Children about Illness and Death” (With A. Rapoport)

March 2, 2017
FASD Waterloo Region, Waterloo, Ontario
“Navigating Grief Related to a FASD Diagnosis”

February 10, 2017
Ovarian Cancer Canada, Toronto, Ontario
“Helping Families in Times of Grief”

February 5, 2017
The Hospital for Sick Children, Pediatric Advanced Care Team, Toronto, Ontario
“A Web of Grief: Supporting Children’s Grief while Navigating your Own”

January 9, 2017
Montcrest School, Toronto, Ontario
“Supporting Grieving Students in School”