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Welcome to our online courses on helping school personnel and therapists support grieving children. Our comprehensive courses provide valuable insights and practical strategies for supporting children through the grieving process. In addition to the course materials, we offer journals and other resources to aid in the healing journey. Join us today to become more grief-informed and make a positive impact in the lives of grieving children.

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Children & Grief Online Course Through Center for Informed Grief for only $17
  • Module 1: My Personal story and Introduction to the Course

  • Module 2: Overview of grief, statistics, and types of losses

  • Module 3: Debunking grief myths and Introduction to the Dual Process Model

  • Module 4: Understanding developmental stages and common reactions in grieving children

  • Module 5: Creating a supportive environment and practical guidance for school personnel and therapists 

Children & Grief Course

Children & Grief course is designed for school personnel and therapists who want to become more grief-informed and better equipped to support children who are experiencing loss.

 

Through a series of five modules, we cover a range of essential topics related to grief and children, including an overview of grief, common myths and misconceptions, the developmental stages of grief, and practical strategies for supporting grieving children in a school setting.

 

Our course is grounded in case studies from individuals who have experienced grief themselves, providing a unique and compassionate perspective on this important topic. In addition, our course materials include PowerPoint presentations and additional resources to aid in the healing journey.

 

Investing in the well-being of grieving children is crucial, and this course is a practical and affordable way to gain the knowledge and tools you need to make a positive impact. Enroll in this course today and join our community of professionals dedicated to supporting children through the grieving process.

                               

Empower yourself to support grieving children with our online course. Gain insights and practical strategies to make a positive impact today.

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Best Practices for Creating & Facilitating School-Based Grief Support Groups

This comprehensive online course, "Best Practices for Creating and Facilitating School-Based Grief Support Groups," equips educators and facilitators with the knowledge, skills, and resources needed to establish and lead effective grief support groups in schools, fostering healing and resilience among grieving students. With expert guidance, practical modules, and a comprehensive workbook, this course empowers participants to make a lasting impact in the lives of grieving children and adolescents.

What's Included in this Course:

  • 5 Modules of Information for Everything You Need to Know to Start Your Own School-Based Grief Group in Elementary, Middle, or High Schools or Your Therapy Practice

  • 71 Slides from the Course

  • 89 Page Workbook Including:

    • Letters to Teachers Discussing Group

    • Letters to Parents Regarding the Group

    • Intake Form

    • Permission Slips for Students to Leave Class for Group

    • Bill of Rights for Grieving Children

    • Suggested Group Guidelines

    • 6 Week Agendas for Elementary, Middle & High School Students

    • Additional Topics & Activities for Group

    • Participant Evaluation

    • Certificate of Participation for Students

    • Handouts to Use in Groups 

    • Activity Worksheets

Best Practices for Creating & Facilitating School-Based Grief Support Groups

Module 1: Grief Information & Current Grief Models

 

Module 2: Importance of Grief Support & Grief Groups

 

Module 3: Why at Schools? & Group Facilitator Skills

 

Module 4: Steps to Start a School-Based Grief Group

 

Module 5: Group Topics, Group Activities, Workbook & References

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Navigating Divorce: A Guide for School Personnel Supporting Students Coping with Divorce Online Course

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

1. Understand the various factors that can impact how children experience and respond to divorce.
2. Analyze and evaluate different approaches and strategies for supporting children of divorce in the classroom, including effective communication with parents and guardians.
3. Create and develop a plan for supporting children of divorce in the classroom, incorporating collaboration with parents and guardians to establish a comprehensive support system.
4.
  Apply strategies for supporting children of divorce in the classroom, such as creating a safe and supportive environment, offering additional academic or emotional support, or providing referrals to outside resources.

5. Creating: Develop a plan for providing ongoing support for children of divorce throughout the school year, including regular check-ins, individualized support plans, and referrals to outside resources as needed.

Navigating Divorce: A Guide for School Personnel Supporting Students"

"Navigating Divorce: A Guide for School Personnel Supporting Students" is a comprehensive course designed to equip school personnel with the knowledge and strategies necessary to effectively support children who are going through the process of divorce. Presented by Kelly Daugherty from the Center for Informed Grief and Cheri Davies of Cheri Davies Coaching, this course combines their expertise in grief counseling and coaching to provide valuable insights and practical techniques.

The course:

  • Explores the impact of adverse childhood experience

  • Divorce statistics on children

  • Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the protective factors that can mitigate the negative effects of divorce, as well as the risk factors that may exacerbate them.

  • Common challenges faced by children of divorce, including academic, social, emotional, and behavioral difficulties, will be examined in detail.                                                                      

With a focus on actionable strategies, the course guides school personnel on how to best support children of divorce in the classroom. Effective communication and collaboration with parents and guardians will be emphasized as key components in creating a comprehensive support system. Legal issues surrounding divorce will also be addressed to ensure participants have a clear understanding of their roles and responsibilities.

By completing this course, school personnel will be equipped with the necessary tools to navigate the challenges faced by children of divorce and make a positive difference in their academic, social, and emotional well-being.

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Empowering School Personnel: Best Practices for Leading Divorce Support Groups in Schools

The course "Empowering School Personnel: Best Practices for Leading Divorce Support Groups in Schools." This comprehensive course, facilitated by Kelly Daugherty from the Center for Informed Grief and Cheri Davies from Cheri Davies Coaching, is designed to equip school personnel with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively lead divorce support groups in educational settings.

Throughout the course, participants will engage in a dynamic agenda that covers various aspects of leading divorce support groups in schools. The training with include the following:

  • Overview of divorce, providing a solid understanding of the topic.

  • Participants will then explore the benefits of implementing school-based groups for children of divorce, recognizing the importance of creating a safe and supportive environment for children to express their emotions, acquire coping skills, and foster resilience.

  • An essential component of the course is learning how to implement a school-based grief group successfully. Participants will gain insights into different approaches and strategies, evaluating logistical considerations such as scheduling, recruitment, and parent involvement. By analyzing these key factors, school personnel will be able to create an effective plan for establishing and maintaining a supportive grief group within their educational institutions.

  • To facilitate meaningful discussions and healing experiences, the course will delve into group topics and activities.

  • Participants will learn about various techniques and strategies that can be employed in a school-based divorce group, including psychoeducation, art therapy, role-playing, and mindfulness exercises.

  • Recognizing the importance of self-care for facilitators, the course also addresses the well-being of those leading divorce groups. 

  • The course incorporates a comprehensive workbook and sets clear objectives for participants to achieve.                                        

This course provides an invaluable opportunity for school personnel to enhance their knowledge and skills in supporting children of divorce. By equipping participants with the tools to lead effective grief groups, the course aims to create a positive impact on the lives of children navigating the challenges of divorce within the school setting. Join us on this empowering journey of growth, learning, and compassionate support.

Empowering School Personnel: Best Practices for Leading Divorce Support Groups in Schools Online Course, Workbook Included to Start Your Own Group

By the end of the course, participants will:

1. Understand the benefits of school-based grief groups for children of divorce, including providing a safe and supportive space for expression, coping skill development, and resilience building.
2. Analyze different approaches to implementing school-based grief groups, considering logistical considerations such as scheduling, recruitment, and parent involvement.
3. Create and implement a plan for establishing a school-based grief group, collaborating with parents and guardians, recruiting and training facilitators, and continuously evaluating and improving the program.
4. Understand the range of activities and strategies available for school-based grief groups, including psychoeducation, art therapy, role-playing, and mindfulness exercises.
5. Analyze potential challenges and barriers to implementing school-based grief groups, such as confidentiality concerns, scheduling conflicts, and resistance from parents or school administrators.

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