Child Loss

School & Community-Based Services

The annual Child Bereavement Estimation Model, (CBEM), conducted by Denver-based research organization, Judi's House and the New York Life Foundation, estimates that 1 in 14 children in Massachusetts* will experience the death of a parent or a sibling by the age of 18. This means [...]

2021-09-28T14:51:33+00:00September 28th, 2021|Child Loss, News, Resources, Teens, Training|

It doesn’t matter what time of year it is when you are grieving.

It doesn’t matter what time of year it is when you are grieving. There are always birthdays, anniversaries, a good grade, a win on the soccer field, a dance recital, or a piano concert that will not be attended by the person who [...]

2021-04-29T21:29:21+00:00April 24th, 2021|Child Loss, Holidays, Rituals|

National Alliance for Grieving Children Annual Symposium, Boston, July 14-16, 2011

The NAGC's 15th annual symposium took place in Boston this year! This symposium brought together professionals in the child bereavement field to share their best practices concerning programming, research, measurement, fundraising and other topics. This colorful photograph shows artwork created by attendees from our [...]

The Children’s Room 2011 Workshop Series Talking with Young Children About Loss Saturday, April 2

“If we lost Uncle David, why don’t we go find him?” Strategies for Talking with Young Children about Death, Dying and Loss This interactive workshop will provide tools and strategies for working with young children around death, illness, and other painful losses. Participants will [...]