Programs from January 2016

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Writing a Grief Letter


Donna Woodard shares her experience in writing a letter to her family and friends to explain what she was going through and how they could help after the death of her 26 year old son, Justin. Writing this Grief Letter was difficult but was one of the best things she’s done.

Inside-Out Peer Helping


Valerie Erb is an innovative teacher at Roseville High School, Roseville, CA. In her class, Inside-Out Peer Helping, students learn how to open up about the pain they carry inside due to difficult life circumstances they are dealing with, many of which they have no control over.  The students are also trained as Peer Helpers to come alongside other […]

Recovering from Losses in Life


Dr. H. Norman Wright helps us understand the value of the grieving process as he shares insights on many aspects of grief, such as depression, complicated and unresolved grief, and compounded loss.

Death, Grief & Mourning


Dr. Alan Wolfelt, Founder and Director of the Center for Loss and Life Transition, will talk about “Death, Grief and Mourning:  Essential Caregiving Principles & Practice.”  His discussion will include the importance of allowing yourself to grieve and mourn, as well as valuable information for those who are companions of the bereaved.