Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice


2019 Healing in the Classroom Workshop

March 12, 2019

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

2019 Healing in the Classroom Workshop
“Almost 70% of teachers say that they had at least one grieving student in their classroom in the past year.”

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March 12 & 13, 2019 •  8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Training, resource materials, and technical assistance to help school professionals support students who are grieving the death of a loved one. Designed specifically for teachers, guidance counselors, school social workers, and psychologists.

The two-day session takes place at the Joseph T. Quinlan Bereavement Center located on 5 Plains Road in Augusta, on Tuesday, March 12 and Wednesday, March 13, 2019 from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm,  lunch is included. Tuition: $200.00 per individual.

Training topics will include: recognizing grief in children and teens; developmental perspectives in grief; normalizing grief; supporting young people as they process their grief; addressing death and loss within the school community; creating/facilitating peer support groups.

The following offers an overview of your training syllabus:

Day 1

  • Welcome and Introduction
  • General grief education
  • Developmental theories for children in grief
  • General interventions that the individual teacher/counselor/social worker/psychologist can implement, with particular focus on journaling, music and art
  • Experiential – Music

Day 2

  • Brief review and opportunity for questions
  • Experiential – Art
  • Introduction to the components of a support group
  • Implementing student support groups
  • Experiential – Build a Bouquet, Journaling, Guided Imagery
  • Final Q & A Session—Evaluation

Participants will each receive a copy of the book: “Finding the Words: How to Talk with Children and Teens about Death, Suicide, Funerals, Homicide, Cremation and other End-of-Life Matters” and “Healing in the Classroom Workbook”

To receive a registration packet or for more information please speak to Bereavement at 973-948-2283. Or contact them at bereavement@karenannquinlanhospice.org.

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Snow date: Tuesday, 3/26 & Wednesday, 3/27

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