Education, Training & Consulting

Andrea Warnick’s expert consultancy covers a wide range of topics related to supporting grieving children and families and communities. Although exploring issues related to dying, death and grief can be challenging for even the most seasoned professional, Andrea’s warm and dynamic presentation style helps individuals and audiences of all sizes to engage in meaningful discussion, education, and advocacy.


Andrea offers a variety of classes, seminars, and workshops on a fee-basis. Offerings range from one-hour seminars and webinars to multiple day workshops and retreats.

All education and training can be customized to suit organizational needs.

Please contact Andrea to discuss your needs and/or for information about fees.

Common topics of Andrea’s sessions include (but are not limited to):

  • Supporting Children when a Family Member is Seriously Ill
  • Talking with Children about Cancer
  • Speaking with Children about Difficult World Events
  • Supporting Grieving Children and Youth in the Classroom
  • Creative Approaches to Supporting Grieving Children
  • Preparing Children for the Death of Someone Close to Them
  • Supporting Children/Youth Grieving the Death of a Family Member or Friend
  • “I Don’t Know What to Say”: Providing Support to Someone who is Grieving
  • When Families Grieve: Learning to Face the Fire with Those we Love
  • Preparing Children for Funerals, Memorials, and Other Rituals
  • Talking with Children about Medical Assistance in Dying
  • When Death Darkens the Door: Grieving in Contemporary Times
  • When Grief gets MORE Complicated
  • Being with Dying
  • Emerging Trends in the Literature: Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Practice when Supporting Grieving Families



Andrea’s consulting services assist leaders, managers, and decision-makers in all levels of organizations, businesses, and government, in Canada and internationally.

Program development is also available, such as bereavement camp programming of varying duration.

Please contact Andrea to discuss your needs and/or for information about fees.