Good Grief for School Professionals

School settings present a distinct opportunity for educators and school professionals to address children’s grief. School professionals can be the first interaction a child has with learning healthy coping skills to address often intense emotions associated with grief.

This full-day, in-person workshop is designed for school professionals wanting to build their skills to effectively support bereaved students. Through this training, school professionals will gain an understanding of children’s grief at different developmental stages, identify indicators of grief, and learn about current gri
...Read moreef theory. Attendees will be provided with tips for talking to students about grief and death and guidance on forming and facilitating a grief support group.

Content is intended for those who are trained and experienced in providing social/emotional support to students. This workshop will include interactive exercises and attendees will be provided with educational handouts, samples of grief-based activities, and student support plans. Less...

Learning Objectives

  • Distinguish children’s understanding of death at different developmental stages and describe several indicators of grief as a full-body experience.
  • Apply supportive techniques and tools to support students in a group/individual setting.
  • Discuss considerations for planning and forming a grief support group in the school setting.

Friday, April 14, 2023

Bo’s Place
10050 Buffalo Speedway, Houston, TX, 77054

09:00 AM CDT - 04:00 PM CDT

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$30.00 - $100.00
EARN 6 CE Credit Hours
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About the speakers


9:00am-10:00am: Introduction to grief 

  • Vocabulary
  • Four tasks of mourning
  • Mediators of mourning

10:00am-12:00pm: Understanding children’s grief

  • Grief as a full body experience
  • Developmental stages of grief
  • Special circumstances
    • Student/Staff death
    • Stigmatized deaths
    • Memorialization

12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch

1:00pm-2:30pm: Supporting bereaved students

  • Worldview
  • Grief-based activities
  • Creating a student support plan

2:30pm-4:00pm: Forming and facilitating grief support groups

  • Considerations for group and participants
  • Group facilitation skills

CE Information - Earn 6 CE Credit Hours

CE Approvals

American Psychological Association
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CE Process Info

Each professional is responsible for the individual requirements as stipulated by his/her licensing agency. Please contact your individual licensing board/regulatory agency to review continuing education requirements for licensure renewal. Please note: You must attend "live" (in real-time) to earn CE credits.

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  • Download your continuing education certificate in a PDF format

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