2022 Teachings and Presentations

July 9, 2022 9:00am - 12:00pm
Lisa Robinson
Sick Kids Centre for Community Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
"Grief on the Front Lines: Fostering Healthy Grief in Ourselves and Those we Support" (Virtual)

June 8, 2022 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Andrea Warnick
ECHO Palliative Care Canada
"Grief in Children" (Virtual)

May 31, 2022 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Andrea Warnick
Campfire Circle Volunteer Training, Toronto, Ontario
"A Web of Grief: Supporting Grief in Children" (Virtual)

May 18, 2022 9:00am - 4:30pm
Andrea Warnick, Simone Kurup, Colleen Mousseau, Brian Douglas, Petra Kovacs, Nicki Gallo Affleck
"AWC Kids' Grief Education Day" (Virtual)
 
May 14, 2022 9:30am-4:00pm
Lisa Robinson
Nanny Angel Network Volunteer Training, Ontario
"Supporting Children's Grief" (virtual)

May 12, 2022  7:00pm - 8:00pm
Lisa Robinson
Heritage Glen Public School, Parent Committee (HDSB)

"Post-Pandemic Parenting in the Aftermath of COVID-19: Acknowledging the past and moving forward" (Virtual)

May 2, 2022, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Andrea Warnick
Camp Erin Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
"All Volunteer Grief Training" (Virtual)

April 27, 2022 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Nicola Elbro
Camp Quality Canada, Ontario
"Self Compassion for Volunteers" (Virtual)

April 27, 2022 1:00pm-2:30pm
Diane Biggs
Huntingdon Society of Canada, Waterloo, ON

Juggling the Joy and the Sorrow:  Navigating the Tangled Web of Grief

April 27, 2022 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Andrea Warnick
Military Families, Petawawa, Ontario
"Juggling Joy and Sorrow: Fostering Healthy Grief in Ourselves and Those We Support" (Virtual)

April 23, 2022 
Andrea Warnick
Embracing the Early Years Annual Conference, Hamilton, Ontario 
"Good Grief: Supporting a Healthy Grief Process in Young Children" (Virtual)

April 13, 2022 8:30am - 9:30am
Andrea Warnick
St. Joseph's Health Care, Palliative Care Rounds, London, Ontario
"Children at the Bedside: Preparing Kids for the Death of Someone they Care About" (Virtual)

April 1, 2022 1:00pm - 2:00pm 
Andrea Warnick 
Gilda's Club Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
"Preparing Children for the Death of Someone they Care About" (Virtual)

March 24, 2022  12:00pm-1:30pm
Andrea Warnick
Hospital for Sick Children, Social Work Department, Toronto, Ontario
“Caught in the Middle: Experiencing the Uncertainty of the Pandemic, While Supporting Others Through It” (Virtual)

March 14 & 15 9:00am - 4:00pm
Andrea Warnick
Wilfrid Laurier University, Kitchener, Ontario

"Supporting Bereaved Parents & Parents of Miscarried and Stillborn Children" (Virtual)

March 1, 2022
Andrea Warnick
Canadian Virtual Hospice
"Fostering Healthy Grief in Longterm Care" (Virtual)

February 24, 2022 9:00 am - 4:00pm
Colleen Mousseau & Joelle Therriault
Firefly, Mobile Crisis Response Team, Red Lake, Ontario.

"Grief, Trauma & Crisis Response: Supporting Others, Supporting Ourselves" (Virtual) 

February 23, 2022 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Andrea Warnick
Sick Kids Centre for Community Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
"Grief on the Front Lines: Fostering Healthy Grief in Ourselves and Those we Support" (Virtual)

February 7, 2022 1:00 - 2:00pm 
Andrea Warnick
Canadian Cancer Society, Relay for Life
"Good Grief: I don't Know What to Say.  Supporting a Healthy Grief Process in Teens and Adults" (Virtual)

February 1st, 2022  7:00pm - 8:00pm
Lisa Robinson
Waterloo Family Resource Network, A New Chapter Group
"Grief: It's About So Much More Than Death" (Virtual)

January 27 & 28  9:00am - 4:00pm
Andrea Warnick
Wilfrid Laurier University, Kitchener, Ontario
"Foundation of Grief" (Virtual)

January 24, 20222, 9am - 3pm
Andrea Warnick
Bluewater District School Board & Bruce-Grey Catholic District School Board, Hanover, Ontario
“Juggling Joy and Sorrow: Fostering Healthy Grief in Schools” (Virtual)

January 18, 2022, 1-3pm
Andrea Warnick
Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services, Ottawa, Ontario
“Veterans and Families Loss, Grief, and Bereavement Information Series” (Virtual)

2021 Teachings and Presentations

November 29, 2021  10:00am-5:00pm
Andrea Warnick
Firefly (Children’s Mental Health Agency for Northwestern Ontario), Ontario
“Dancing in the Darkness: Supporting Grieving Children & Youth” (Virtual)

November 25, 2021  6:00-9:00pm
Nicola Elbro
Nanny Angel Network, Volunteer Training, Ontario
“Supporting Children’s Grief when a Parent has Cancer” (Virtual)

November 25, 2021  1:00-4:00pm
Andrea Warnick
Halton District School Board, Tragic Events Response Team (TERT), Halton, Ontario
“TERT Grief Training” (Virtual)

November 23, 2021  12:00-1:00pm
Andrea Warnick
Balanced Mind & Wellness Lunch and Learn, Etobicoke, Ontario
“Holiday Grief” (Virtual)

November 21, 2021  9:30am-1:30pm
Andrea Warnick
Nanny Angle Network, Volunteer Training, Ontario
“Supporting Children’s Grief when a Parent has Cancer” (Virtual)

November 18, 2021  1:00-2:00pm
Andrea Warnick
Project ECHO BC Pediatric, British Columbia
“A Web of Grief: The Experience of Grief and Loss for Families when a Child is Seriously Ill” (Virtual)

November 15, 2021  11:00am-2:00pm
Andrea Warnick
Alberta Hospice Palliative Care Association, Alberta
“Kids Grieve Too! Supporting Children Grieving the Dying or Death of Someone They Care About” (Virtual)

October 14 & 15, 2021  9:00am-4:00pm
Andrea Warnick
Laurier School of Social Work, Kitchener, Ontario
“Bereaved Parents and Parents of Stillborn and Miscarried Children” (Virtual)

October 13, 2021  7:00-9:00pm
Andrea Warnick
Saskatchewan Hospice Palliative Care Association, Saskatchewan
“Grief in Today’s World” (Virtual)

September 2021 – December 2021  9:00am-4:00pm
Andrea Warnick
Sick Kids Centre for Community Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
“5 Day Certificate Program in Children’s Grief and Bereavement” (Virtual)

September 29, 2021  6:00-8:00pm
Andrea Warnick
Melanoma Canada
“Juggling Joy and Sorrow: Fostering Healthy Grief in Ourselves and Those Who We Support” (Virtual)

September 14, 2021  12:00-1:00pm
Andrea Warnick
Good Grief Bereavement Healing Services, Ontario
“Kids Grieve Too! Supporting Children & Youth who are Grieving a Death” (Virtual)

June 7, June 9, June 14, 2021  9:00am-4:00pm
Andrea Warnick
Palliative Manitoba, Manitoba
“3 Day Certificate Program in Children’s Grief and Bereavement” (Virtual)

June 17, 2021  9:00am-12:00pm
Olivia Tischler
Sick Kids Centre for Community Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
“Grief on the Front Lines: Fostering Heathy Grief in Ourselves and Those who we Support“ (Virtual)

May 20, 2021  9:30am-4:30pm
Andrea Warnick
Upper Grand Family Health Team, Wellington, Ontario
“There’s No Vaccine for Grief: Fostering a Healthy Grief Process in Those we Serve” (Virtual)

May 18, 2021  1:00-3:00pm
Andrea Warnick
PalCare Network, Ontario
“Kids Grieve Too! Preparing Children for the Death of Someone they Care About” (Virtual)

May 17, 2021  4:00-5:00pm
Andrea Warnick
Toronto District School Board (TDSB), Toronto, Ontario
“There’s No Vaccine for Grief: Fostering Well-Being and Healthy Grief in Times of a Pandemic” (Virtual)

May 2021  9:00am-4:00pm
Andrea Warnick
Sick Kids Centre for Community Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
“5 Day Certificate Program in Children’s Grief and Bereavement” (Virtual)

April 23, 2021  10:00-11:30am
Andrea Warnick
Embracing the Early Years Conference, Hamilton, Ontario
“Good Grief: Supporting a Healthy Grief Process in Young Children” (Virtual)

April 23, 2021  8:00-9:30am
Lisa Robinson
Embracing the Early Years Conference, Hamilton, ON
"Supporting Grieving Families Using Mindfulness and Compassion" (Virtual)

April 20, 2021  12:00-1:00pm
Andrea Warnick
Adopt4Life “Snack and Chat”, Ontario
“Talking with Kids about Grief and Loss” (Virtual)

April 8, 2021  12:00-1:00pm
Andrea Warnick
QoLA (Quality of Life and Advance Care) Education Rounds, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario
“When Death Darkens the Door: Fostering Healthy Grief in Those we Serve” (Virtual)

April 6, 2021  6:30-8:30pm
Andrea Warnick
Dufferin, Wellington, Guelph FASD, Ontario
“Juggling Joy and Sorrow: Navigating the Tangled Web of Grief” (Virtual)

April 1, 2021  10:00-11:00am
Andrea Warnick & Olivia Tischler
Upper Canada College (UCC), Toronto, Ontario
“Growvid-19: What We’ve Learned, What We’ve Lost”

March 30, 2021  12:00-2:00pm
Andrea Warnick
Balanced Mind & Wellness Lunch and Learn, Etobicoke, Ontario
“Good Grief” (Virtual)

March 29, 2021  9:30am-4:30pm
Andrea Warnick
Associated Youth Services of Peel, Mississauga, Ontario
“When Death Darkens the Door: Supporting Grieving Children & Youth” (Virtual)

March 25, 2021  10:00am-1:00pm
Andrea Warnick
Ontario Association of Social Workers
“Creative Approaches to Supporting Grieving Children and Youth” (Virtual)

March 22, 2021  12:00-1:00pm
Andrea Warnick
Catholic Children’s Aid Society, Toronto, Ontario
“There’s No Vaccine For Grief: Fostering Healthy Grief in Times of a Pandemic” (Virtual)

March 2, 2021  7:00-8:30pm
Andrea Warnick
Bereaved Families of Ontario Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
“Juggling Joy and Sorrow: Fostering Healthy Grief in Self and Other” (Virtual)

February 25, March 4, March 11, 2021  9:00am-4:00pm
Andrea Warnick
Palliative Manitoba, Manitoba
"3 Day Certificate Program in Children’s Grief and Bereavement" (Virtual)

February 18, 2021  9:00am-12:00pm
Andrea Warnick and Olivia Tischler
Sick Kids Centre for Community Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
“Grief on the Front Lines: Fostering Heathy Grief in Ourselves and Those who we Support” (Virtual)

February 10, 2021  7:00-8:00pm
Andrea Warnick
RNAO Palliative Care Interest Group
“There’s No Vaccine for Grief: Nurses Advocating for a National Grief Strategy” (Virtual)

February 8, 2021  7:00-9:00pm
Andrea Warnick
Survivors of Stroke Niagara, Ontario
“Good Grief: Juggling the Joy and the Sorrow” (Virtual)

January 11, 2021  6:30-8:30pm
Andrea Warnick
Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
“Balancing Joy and Sorrow: Fostering Healthy Grief in Those we Serve” (Virtual)


2020 Teachings and Presentations

December 5, 2020  9:00am-4:00pm
Andrea Warnick
Nanny Angle Network, Volunteer Training, Toronto, Ontario
“Supporting Children’s Grief when a Parent has Cancer” (Virtual)

November 17, 2020  1:00-2:00pm
Andrea Warnick
Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario (POGO)
“Good Grief: Fostering Healthy Grief in Ourselves and Those who we Support” (Virtual)

November 8, 2020  
Andrea Warnick
Healing Broken Hearts Conference, Ontario
“Grief in the Classroom” and Closing End-Note (Virtual)

October 22, 2020  9:30am-4:30pm
Andrea Warnick
Associated Youth Services of Peel, Mississauga, Ontario
“Dancing in the Darkness: Supporting Grieving Children and Youth” (Virtual)

October 15 & 16, 2020  9:00am-4:00pm
Andrea Warnick
Laurier School of Social Work, Kitchener, Ontario
“Bereaved Parents and Parents of Stillborn and Miscarried Children” (Virtual)

September 24, 2020  2:00-3:30pm
Andrea Warnick
Young Adult Cancer Canada (YACC)
“Pandemic Pivots: Navigating Loss & Grief through COVID-19”

September 22, 2020  1:00-2:00pm
Andrea Warnick
Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario (POGO)
“Supporting Children through COVID-19” (Virtual)

September 18, 2020  12:00-1:00pm
Andrea Warnick
Palliative Manitoba
"Supporting Children and Youth who are Grieving the Dying or Death of Someone in their Lives" (Virtual)

September 2, 2020  9:00-11:00am
Andrea Warnick
Rosedale Day School, Toronto, Ontario
“Surviving and Thriving through Pandemic Pivots in the School Community” (Virtual)

June 16, 2020  9:00-10:00am
Andrea Warnick
Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
“A Grief Debrief” (Virtual)

June 12, 2020  11:00am-12:00pm
Andrea Warnick
Mount Sinai Hospital, Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Toronto, Ontario
Graham Berman Psychotherapy Lecture “Good Grief: Fostering Healthy Grief in Individuals and Families”

May 27, 2020  8:00-9:00am
Andrea Warnick
Rosedale Day School, Toronto, Ontario
“Managing Stress and Your Role as Parents During COVID-19” (Virtual)

May 6, 2020  9:00-10:00pm
Andrea Warnick
India Association of Palliative Care, Hyderabad, India
“Supporting Children and Families through COVID-19” (Virtual)

April 29, 2020  
Andrea Warnick, Lisa Robinson, & Nicola Elbro
The Museum, Kitchener, Ontario
“Supporting Children and Youth through COVID-19” (Virtual)

April 15, 2020  10:00-11:30am
Andrea Warnick, Lisa Robinson, & Nicola Elbro
Ontario Camping Association
“Talking with Kids about COVID-19” (Virtual)

April 6, 2020  2:00-3:30pm
Andrea Warnick, Lisa Robinson, Nicola Elbro
Deloitte, Canada
“Talking with Kids about COVID-19” (Virtual)

March 23, March 30, April 15, April 20, 2020  12:00-1:30pm
Andrea Warnick, Lisa Robinson, & Dr. Susan Woolhouse
“Talking with Kids about COVID-19” (Virtual)

January 24, 2020  1:00-2:30pm
Andrea Warnick
University of Guelph, CCAP Colloquium Series, Guelph, Ontario
“Supporting Grieving Children and Adolescents Grieving a Death”

January 10, 2020  12:00-1:00pm
Andrea Warnick
Lakeridge Health, Durham Cancer Centre, Oshawa, Ontario
“Supporting Children when a Parent or Grandparent has Cancer”


2019 Teachings and Presentations

November 22, 2019
Andrea Warnick
VON Oxford Hospice, Woodstock, Ontario
"Grief and Bereavement Education Day"

November 20, 2019
Andrea Warnick
Michael Garron Hospital, Toronto, Ontario
"Supporting the Grieving Heart of a Child"

November 19, 2019
Andrea Warnick
Lost & Found Social Club, Toronto, Ontario
"Talking to Kids About Death & Dying"

November 16, 2019
Colleen Mousseau & Nicola Elbro
Gilda's Club, Toronto, Ontario
"Gilda's Family Day: Children's Grief Awareness"

November 14, 2019
Andrea Warnick
Children's Oncology Camping Association Annual Conference, Louisville, Kentucky
Grief and Bereavement Pre-conference

November 9, 2019 
Lisa Robinson
The Museum, Kitchener, Ontario
"Death and Grief: Starting the Conversation"

November 4-8, 2019
Andrea Warnick, Lisa Robinson, & Colleen Mousseau
Sick Kids Centre for Community Mental Health, Guelph, Ontario
"5 Day Certificate Program in Children's Grief and Bereavement"

November, 2019
Lisa Robinson
Day Care Centre, Toronto, Ontario
"Creating a Community of Support in Grief"

October 24, 2019 
Lisa Robinson
Humber City Wide Training, Toronto, Ontario
"Inviting Death into the Classroom"

October 17 & 18, 2019
Andrea Warnick
Faculty of Social Work, Waterloo, Ontario
"Supporting Bereaved Parents and Parents of Stillborn and Miscarried Children"

Oct 1, 2019
Andrea Warnick
Hamilton Health Sciences’ Social Workers Clinical Day, Hamilton, Ontario
"Good Grief: A Workshop on Juggling Life’s Joys and Sorrow"

Sept 25, 2019
Colleen Mousseau & Nicola Elbro
Andrea Warnick Consulting, Toronto, Ontario
"Supporting Children & Youth Who are Grieving the Death or Dying or Someone in their Life"

Sept 24, 2019
Andrea Warnick
SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
"Children at the Bedside: Preparing Children for the Death of Someone Close to Them"

September 21, 2019
Andrea Warnick
Nanny Angel Network, Toronto, Ontario
"Supporting Children when a Parent has Cancer"

Sept 16, 2019
Andrea Warnick
The Museum, Kitchener, Ontario
"Talking about Dying and Death"

September 12, 2019
Andrea Warnick
St. Joseph's Hospice, Sarnia, Ontario
"Kids Grieve Too"

August 29, 2019
Andrea Warnick, Esther Rhee, & Lisa Robinson
Rosedale Day School, Toronto, Ontario
"Creating a Thriving School Community"

July 9, 2019
Andrea Warnick
Not-for-profit Child Care Centre, Toronto, Ontario
"Talking with Children about Dying and Death"

June 4, 2019
Andrea Warnick
Ovarian Cancer Canada, Halifax, Nova Scotia
"Cancer and Grief: Fostering Healthy Grief in Self and Others"

May 30, 2019
Andrea Warnick
Bereavement Services of Kingston, Kingston, Ontario
"Kids Grieve Too: Supporting Children and Youth Grieving  a Death "

May 17, 2019
Andrea Warnick
Young Adult Cancer Canada (YACC) Annual Conference, St. Catherines Ontario
"Fostering Healthy Grief: Processing the Sorrow to Create Room for the Joy"

May 14, 2019
Andrea Warnick
AWC & CYGN Joint Free Webinar
"Building Your Toolbox: Highlighting Resources Available to Support Grieving Children and Youth"

May 13, 2019
Andrea Warnick
Sunnybrook Heath Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario
"Supporting Children and Youth when Someone they Care about is Dying"

May 13, 2019
Andrea Warnick
The Nightingale Centre for Grieving Children, Youth, and Families, Guelph, Ontario
"I Don't Know What to Say: Strategies for Supporting Someone who is Grieving"

May 6-10, 2019
Andrea Warnick
Sick Kids Centre for Community Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
"5 Day Certificate Program in Children's Grief and Bereavement"

May 3, 2019
Andrea Warnick
R.S Kane Funeral Home, Take Heart Bereavement Day, Toronto, Ontario
"Juggling Joy and Sorrow: Fostering Healthy Grief in Families"

May, 2019
Lisa Robinson
Victim Services, Guelph, Ontario
"Creating a Community of Support in Grief"

April 16, 2019
Andrea Warnick
Halton Catholic District School Board, Oakville, Ontario
"Fostering Healthy Grief in Schools"

April 8, 2019
Lisa Robinson & Nicky Seligman
Independent School, Toronto, Ontario
"Fostering Healthy Grief"

April 8, 2019
Olivia Tischler
Independent School, Toronto, Ontario
"Grief: Building a Community of Support"

February 25, 2019
Andrea Warnick
Caleb's Courage, Sydney, Nova Scotia
"Supporting Children and Youth who are Grieving a Death"

February 21, 2019
Andrea Warnick
Nightingale Centre, Guelph, Ontario
"Supporting Children who are Grieving a Death"

February 15, 2019
Andrea Warnick
The Student School, Toronto, Ontario
"Bearing Witness in Schools: Fostering Healthy Grief in Self and Others"

January 26, 2019
Andrea Warnick
Nanny Angel Network, Toronto, Ontario
"Supporting Children when a Parent has Cancer"

January 21-23, 2019
Andrea Warnick
Hospice of Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
"3 Day Certificate Program in Children's Grief and Bereavement"


2018 Teachings and Presentations

November 27, 2018
Humbercrest Public School, Toronto, Ontario
"Juggling Joy and Sorrow: Fostering Healthy Grief in Self and Others"

November 20, 2018
AWC Webinar
"'I Don't Know What to Say': Strategies for Supporting Someone Who is Grieving"

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
"Moving Forward isn't Forgetting (and Other Things I've Learned about Grief)"

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

September 18, 2018
AWC 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" (Keynote)

June 9, 2018
Healing Broken Hearts Conference, Ottawa, Ontario
"Dancing in the Darkness: Fostering Healthy Grief in Self and Others" (Keynote)

June 7, 2018
Langs, Cambridge, Ontario
"Kids Grieve 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"


2017 Teachings and Presentations

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" (Keynote)

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"

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