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National Conference Workshops

More workshops will be added as they are confirmed.

Loss of the Difficult or Troubled Child – presented by Marcia Alig

Struggling to Reclaim my Faith – presented by Dennis Apple

“You Can’t Make This Stuff Up” – presented by Dennis Apple

Grieving Your Loss AND Living Your Life – presented by Beth Alvero and Connie Palmer

Continuing Our Bond: Moving Forward While Continuing the Bond – presented by California Anderson

Healthy and Unhealthy Grief – presented by Bob Baugher

Intimacy and Grief– presented by Bob Baugher

Do Women and Men Really Grieve Differently? – presented by Bob Baugher

I’m Ok, I’m Not Ok, and That’s Ok – presented by Judi Barbee

Turning Your Grief into Random Acts of Kindness – presented by Robert Bowdoin

Parental Bereavement: Equals Parts Grief, Trauma, and Resilience – presented by Brigid Boyle

Communicating with the Friends of Your Adult Child– presented by Terry Cotting-Mogan and Nate Leibold

Being Present with Someone Experiencing Grief – presented by Terry Cotting-Mogan

Who Am I Now? – presented by Ellen Croce

Trust Your Journey: Tips from the Loss of an Only Childpresented by Vic Cross

Everyone’s Work: Building a Grief Community to Include All Philosophies – presented by Susan Cyr

Parents’ Grief Daily Meditations for Healing After the Death of Child – presented by Clifford Denay, Jr.

De-stigmatizing the Death of a Child by Homicide – presented by Karen Lynne Duffie

Signs from Heaven – presented by Christine Duminiak

Finding the Moments of Light Inside of Your Loss – presented by Lisa Cooper Ellison

Forgiveness 101: Understanding How Forgiveness Impacts Our Grief – presented by Lisa Cooper Ellison

Cultivate Peace in a Time of Loss – presented by Lisa Cooper Ellison

Things Christians Say but They Shouldn’t – presented by Jason Gattis

The Gifts of Grief – presented by Donna Goodrich

Learn the Emotional Freedom Technique to Help Cope – presented by Robert Goor

Managing Your Suicide Loss with the 4 Cornerstones of Healing – presented by Peggy Green

Gentle Yoga and Movement for Healing and Grief – presented by Angie Grimsley

After-Death Communications – presented by Bill Guggenheim

Dreams of the Bereaved – presented by Joyce Harvey

Now Childless – How Do I Go Forward? – presented by Joyce Harvey

Finding Positivity in Our OMGosh Moments of Life – presented by Brian Heil

Helping Grandchildren Mourn When Overwhelmed in Our Own Grief – presented by Diana Henderson

Loss to Miscarriage and Stillbirth – presented by Darleen Herriman

Affirmation Writing: A Grief Healing Step – presented by Harriet Hodgson

Grief Doodling: A Step on the Healing Path – presented by Harriet Hodgson

Resilience- The Key To Surviving Loss – presented by Barbara Hopkinson

Ten Things You Can Do To Change Your Life! – presented by Gloria Horsley, Heidi Horsley and Alan Pedersen 

Help! I’m Worried About My Surviving Teen or Young Adult Child – presented by Gloria and Heidi Horsley

Creating a Children’s Memorial Garden – presented by William and Millie Hunton

Healing When Faith is Not an Option – presented by Peggi Johnson

Loss of an Adopted Child – presented by Peggi Johnson

Death to the Disease of Addiction – presented by Nancy Juracka

Navigating Grief Over Many Decadespresented by Carol Kearns

Death of an Adult Child: Married with Children – presented by Cathy Kelly

Expressive Writing for Healing – presented by Mary Potter Kenyon

Posttraumatic Growth: How Gifts Can Come From Loss – presented by Sarah Kiani

Sudden Death Vehicular – A Panel – presented by Ann Khadalia

Writing Your Grief Memoir – presented by Margaret Kramar

Apart from Us, but Always a Part of Us – presented by Lora and Dave Krum

Finding Joy after the Loss of a Child – presented by Connie Krupp

Children: Growing with Grief – presented by Jennifer Magid Lentz

Grief Writing Workshop – presented by Katie Lueders

Support Your Living Children While Grieving Your Deceased Child – presented by Cara Martinisi

The Power of Honoring Your Child by Creating a Memorial Fund – presented by Tim Meadows

Yoga for Healing – presented by Judy McClendon

More Than Words Can Say – presented by Nate McClendon

The Art of Poetry and Grieving – presented by Bev Miller

Fitness and Grief – presented by Steve and Stacy Parker

Grief as a Second Language – presented by Steve and Stacy Parker

Healing Guilt and Regret – presented by Alan Pedersen

Using Modern Technology to Grieve – presented by Reid Peterson

Growing Through Grief in a Relationship – presented by Richard and Barbara Pryor

When Someone You Know is Grieving – presented by Susan Quenelle

Teddy Bears and Quilts in Memory of Your Child – presented by Kathy Rambo

Helping Ourselves in Our Grief Journey Through Arts and Crafts – presented by Donna Reagan

Finding a new purpose after your special needs child dies – presented by Donna Reagan and Sue Schindler

Memory Box – presented by Donna Reagan

Continuing Bonds with Our Children, Grandchildren, and Siblings – presented by Sara Ruble

Surviving the Loss of a Loved One to Suicide – presented by Rebekah Schmitt

Fresh Grief vs. Long-Standing Grief – presented by Suzanne Sessions

Writing Through Grief After a Loss from Substance Use – presented by Lynn Shattuck

Sibling Panel for Parents – To Better Understand Surviving Siblings – presented by Keith Singer

Why Don’t They Cry?: Understanding Your Living Childs Grief – presented by Zander Sprague

The Secret Language of Grief : Writing from Objects – presented by Carol Smith

How I Survived My Son’s Suicide – presented by Laura Stack

Language Matters– presented by Kimberly Starr

Leaning Into Grief – presented by Kimberly Starr

Inclusion and Diversity Commission Panel – presented by Stephen Stott

Catching Your Breath – The Impact of Sudden Loss – presented by Carol Thompson

Finding a New Purpose in Life – presented by Ghislaine Thomsen

Reflecting On the Early Years of Grief: Hurt Lingers, Hope Lives – presented by Pat Timpanaro

Nuestros Hijos e Hijas Por Siempre en Nuestros Corazones – presented by Nivia Vázquez

Pregnancy Loss: Understanding the Impact Helping Families Grieve – presented by Gary Vogel

Pregnancy and Infant Loss for Bereaved Grandparents – presented by Ann Walsh and Debbie Fluhr

Keeping Our Children’s Memories Alive!presented by Arlene Watkins

Finding Peace through the Page (Writing towards Healing) – presented by Crystal Webster

Finding Meaning in Your Loss (For Parents Who are Now Childless) – presented by Crystal Webster

Weave Your Stories Forward – Let the Healing Begin – presented by Dr. Mary Welsh

Parents Perspective for Surviving Siblings – presented by Varda Wendroff and Michele Muro

Smell the Grief: The Impact of our Olfactory System on Emotions – presented by Jason and Tracy Wendroff-Rawnicki

Your Issues are in Your Tissues: Move Your Body, Change Your Thoughts – presented by Jason and Tracy Wendroff-Rawnicki

For Men Only: Finding the Strength to Carry On (Panel)– presented by David Wood

For Parents in Recovery: Staying Sober After Losing a Child – presented by David Wood

Journaling from Grieving to Grateful – presented by Tina Zarlenga

 

Sibling Workshops

More sibling workshops will be added as they are confirmed.

Sudden Death Not So Suddenpresented by Erica Acierno

Suddenly Alone – presented by Jordon Ferber

How’s Your Mother? – presented by Jordon Ferber

Wellness in Grief: Taking Care of Ourselves, Honoring Our Grief – presented by Linda Frank

Sibling Loss Sucks! – presented by Heidi Horsley

Multiple Sibling Loss – presented by Chris Lourenco

Special Child, In a Loving World – presented by Sam Merriman

Bibliotherapy and Grief: How Books Can Help Your Grief – presented by Kimmy Meyer

Sibling Grief Writing Workshop – presented by Kimmy Meyer

Navigating the Loss of a Parent After Losing Your Sibling – presented by Kimmy Meyer

Poetry! A Vehicle to Help Hear, Feel, and Heal – presented by Danny Older

How to Start a Sibling Group – presented by Keith Singer

Sibling Panel for Siblings by Siblings – presented by Keith Singer

Shifting Family Dynamics After Sibling Loss – presented by Zander Sprague

LGBTQ+ Siblings – presented by Stephen Stott

Thoughts, Feelings and Sensations, What’s the Difference? – presented by Jason Wendroff Rawnicki

Twiinship: When a Twiin Losses Their Other Half – presented by Jason Wendroff Rawnicki

 

 

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