Children and Loss Conference 2019
To celebrate our 10th anniversary we, at the Children’s Grief Centre, are delighted to be hosting our first conference: ‘Children and Loss’ on Friday, June 14, 2019, in
The Millennium Theatre, Limerick Institute of Technology.
The Children’s Grief Centre is a support service for school-aged children and young people affected by loss through death, separation, and divorce. We would be delighted if you could join us on the day and in doing so, help us to spread the message about our important work. The conference fee is €50 per attendee, which includes refreshments and a light lunch.
Registration for the conference and workshops is through Eventbrite.ie
The following are the two keynote speakers:
Dr. Elizabeth Nixon will discuss ‘Current research on the effects of parental separation on children: What hurts and what helps.’
The title of Daniel McConnell’s talk is ‘Can you hear me now? – Why it is important for children dealing with grief to be heard.’
There will also be an option to choose one of four workshops. Please select one of the following and let us know which one you wish to attend:
- Helen Culhane and Theresa Kavanagh, Supporting Children and Young People following Separation and Divorce
- Jennifer Moran Stritch, The Benefits for Care Professionals of Education on Loss and Grief
- Elke Hayes, Children’s Perspectives of their Family Relationships After Parental Separation
- Rebecca Lloyd, Supporting Teachers through Bereavement and Loss in the Classroom
The conference will be of interested to parents, the general public and professionals including teachers, social workers & nurses along with other medical professionals.
You can contact us on 061 224 627 or 087 985 1733 for more information or Email firstname.lastname@example.org