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Supporting Grieving Individuals of All Abilities: CBC Lunch and Learn

Thu November 30, 2023 Virtual event on Zoom
Miami, FL 33143 US


Children's Bereavement Center (CBC) presents:

Lunch & Learn Zoom
Thursday, November 30, 2023
12:00 - 1:30PM, Virtual on Zoom


This presentation will focus on the impact, challenges, and joys that accompany supporting young grievers with disabilities.

In this session:

Share specific case examples and practice techniques to support grieving individuals
Address issues and questions and look at ways to take care of ourselves as we strive to create inclusive, welcoming and informed grief support programs in our communities.
Review techniques on how to best support individuals with physical and intellectual disabilities who are grieving


About the Speaker: Jennifer Wiles, LMHC, BC-DMT is the director of HEARTplay, a bereavement program for children, teens, and young adults at Good Shepherd Community Care in Newton, MA. Her current project, Expanding the Language of Grief, focuses on providing access to compassionate grief support services to people of all abilities.  She is also the director of Camp Erin Boston, now in its tenth year supporting grieving youth and families. Jennifer has taught nationally and

internationally on the topic of children’s grief. Jennifer is a board-certified dance movement therapist/licensed mental health counselor and is on the adjunct faculty at Lesley University’s Graduate School of Arts and Social Sciences where she is also a clinical site supervisor. Jennifer is an active member of The National Alliance for Children’s Grief, where she serves on the Board of Directors and chairs the Education Committee.


If you would like to receive 1 CE Credit (FL License only), contact The fee is $25.00 and will make arrangements once you have attended. Children Bereavement Center's Lunch & Learn series is offered FREE for community champions and mental health professionals. Each session offers training, resources and Q&A. CE Credit available for a fee for mental health professionals with licenses in Florida.


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Virtual event on Zoom
Miami, FL 33143 US

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