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Helping Your Child Cope with Grief and Trauma

Mary Robinson, MA, CT

Monday, November 11, 2013 • 10:15am

In support of Childrens Grief Awareness Day, Imagine is hosting an educational conference with Donna Schuurman, Ed.D, FT.

Thursday November 14th, 2013 at the JCC of Central Jersey:

A Community Workshop – free and open to the public:
How to Help Children and Teens Cope with Loss Due to Death and Illness

Friday November 15th, 2013 9 AM – 5 PM at Kean University

A Professional Workshop:
Fostering Resilience in the Aftermath of Trauma and Loss

Donna has been the Executive Director of The Dougy Center for Grieving Children in Portland, Oregon since 1991. Dr. Schuurman is a well-known speaker in the field of children’s grief and has presented workshops to professionals as well as community members on topics such as talking about death, suicide prevention, and traumatic losses. She will present information about how to support children and teens coping with trauma and loss.

This conference is open to all. CEU’s will be available for Friday. Click to REGISTER.

Conference Sponsors: Overlook Medical Center, Atlantic Health Systems, Kean University, Bradley Funeral Homes and The Center for Life Transition in Chatham, Hearts and Crafts Grief Counseling in Ramsey, Trinitas Regional Medical Center.

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