This workshop is open to the public and is ideal for teachers and other professionals who work with children of all ages.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm (Fee: $25, payable on-line or in person)
Location: The Children’s Room, 1210 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA
To register, email cshannon@childrensroom.org.  RSVPs are essential as space is limited to create an interactive experience.

Death is part of the natural cycle of life. Giving children the opportunity to develop and strengthen coping skills around death, dying and loss before experiencing a close personal loss empowers children to cope with future losses. We will provide the tools of language and strategies from a developmental perspective to help children to understand the feelings of grief, and how to commemorate and remember as we go on. Children need to understand that there is nothing too sad or too terrible to talk about with a trusted adult. There will be an opportunity to ask questions in this interactive presentation.