Grieving the Death of a Child 

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Are you wondering if what you're thinking or feeling is normal?

 

Do you want to learn strategies to help understand and manage your grief?

 

Are you concerned about how your partner, child or other family members are grieving?

 

In this live, online information session I'm partnering with another specialist grief counsellor, Nathan MacArthur from Sydney Grief Counselling Services, to answer your questions and provide practical strategies to help manage your own grief or help others who are grieving.

 

 

 

In this session we will discuss:

 

  • the unique challenges experienced by parents grieving the death of a child

  • the differences between the loss of a child at birth, in childhood or in adulthood

  • impacts on couple and family relationships, including supporting siblings

  • managing difficult questions and comments (e.g. How many children do you have?)

  • strategies to cope in the first few months and in the years to come

 

There will be a live question and answer session.

This session is suitable for:

  • people experiencing grief and bereavement following the death of a child

  • anyone supporting someone who is grieving the death of a child

Will other people be able to see me?

These sessions take place online using a program called 'Zoom'. You are welcome to attend the session with your webcam and microphone switched off.

 

Questions can be asked using the 'Chat' function, which allows you type messages. You will be able to see and hear the presentation and remain completely anonymous if you wish to.

 

Can family and friends watch the session with me?

You are welcome to watch this session with as many members of your household as you would like. You do NOT have to buy additional tickets for each person who's watching on the same device. Please feel welcome to forward this email to friends or family who don't live with you so they can register for their own ticket.

 

How much does it cost?

Tickets for this 90 minute session are A$27.00 each.

 

If you are experiencing financial hardship and cannot afford to pay for this session, email wendy@thesession.com.au

People who attended previous sessions said:

 

"Both presenters were clear, organized and informative. I will definitely be tuning in again for your sessions"

 

"A really valuable session which I personally took a lot from. Thank you for helping me to understand my grief journey a little better."

 

"I think it's really helpful for people that are experiencing grief to have support, and there were a few of us known to each other dialling in from separate homes. Thank you both so much for that session. It helped myself, my partner, and our friends."

This Grief Information Session will take place on Wednesday 22nd July at 7pm (AEST).

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