Facilitator: Andrea Warnick, RN., MA.
SickKids CCMH Learning Institute
This training is suitable for: Front-line workers, volunteers, medical professionals, clergy, social workers, administrators, residential workers, counsellors, funeral service providers, and hospice volunteers.
This workshop will provide real-life and real death narratives to identify practical strategies that can be used to support children and youth who are experiencing the impending death of someone in their lives. Societal discomfort, myths and misconceptions surrounding the topic of children and death will be addressed through open discussion. Participants will gain practical strategies and creative approaches for preparing children for a death of someone close to them. This is Learning Module 1 of the 2019 Certificate Program in Children's Grief and Bereavement. This module may be taken separately from the certificate program as a stand-alone workshop.
Location: SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health - Learning Institute, 114 Maitland Street, Toronto, ON, M4Y 1E1, 2nd Floor, Seminar Rooms ABC