Must We Talk about This? Children and Grief, Death and Dying

Dates: October 31, 2019

Meets: Th from 9:00 AM to 12 N

Location: MidSOUTH LR Plaza West - 8th Floor Room #855

LIVESTREAM: $0.00

If you wish to attend in person, please email registration@midsouth.ualr.edu.  Classroom size is limited.  For the livestream, please go to www.midsouth.ualr.edu/livestream on the day of the training and make sure you sign-in using the button below the video player in order to receive credit.

Children, death, and dying seem like an incompatible combination, but in reality most children experience multiple deaths of family members and sometimes friends as they grow into adulthood. For caring adults, there are effective ways and helpful resources to explain death and dying to children and to support them in their grief and adjustment. In this presentation, we’ll discuss these issues, share helpful experiences and ideas from our practices, and provide helpful suggestions and information to better understand and support grieving children.

Notes:

www.midsouth.ualr.edu/livestream
Fee: $0.00
Hours:3.00

MidSOUTH LR Plaza West - 8th Floor Room #855

415 North McKinley, Suite 855
Plaza West Building, 8th Floor
Little Rock, AR 72205

Livestream: www.midsouth.ualr.edu/livestream

Greg Adams

Greg Adams is the Program Coordinator at the Center for Good Mourning, a grief support and outreach program of Arkansas Children's Hospital (ACH), and is also a Staff Bereavement Support at ACH. Greg is the author of Adam Gets Back in the Game, a children's storybook about coping with grief and loss. Previously, he was the Director of Palliative Care at ACH from 2006-2014. Currently, Adams is an Adjunct Professor, University of Arkansas-Little Rock, Graduate School of Social Work; a Fellow in Thanatology: Death, Dying, and Bereavement by the Association of Death Education and Counseling (ADEC) and Chair of the Arkansas Death and Education Counseling Credentialing Council. He is a member of the Arkansas Suicide Prevention Council, and Co-Chair of both the Arkansas Children's Hospital Bioethics Advisory Committee and the Arkansas Children’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

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