CRANFORD PARENT ACADEMY EVENT
GRIEF INFORMED SCHOOLS
PLEASE JOIN US FOR OUR JANUARY PARENT PRESENTATION- GRADES 6-12
Grief Informed Schools
Thanks to a generous donation from the Cranford Jaycees, we are able to provide this important program for our students. Students in Grade 6 will all receive the training and students in Grade 7 may apply to be an ambassador. Please join us for this informative evening.
Parents who attend this will be able to: 1. Define loss, grief, and mourning 2. Understand how grief impacts development, learning, and behavior 3. Identify ways that children and teens experience grief differently than adults 4. Learn how to support your grieving child when they go through any type of loss 5. Hear about the program, Grief Informed Schools provided to our 6th-grade students.
Presenter: Veronica Ortiz, from Imagine the Center for Coping with Loss is a dedicated bilingual (Spanish/English) LPC with 10+ years of mental health experience working with children, adolescents, and families in schools and community settings. She is a team player with the drive to help empower communities and is recognized for being a passionate advocate for historically excluded populations. Veronica is currently the Training and Education Director at Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss, and delivers educational workshops and training on grief and loss.