The impact of COVID-19 on teens and the importance of connection As we near one full year since COVID-19 began, we find ourselves increasingly aware of the unique challenges that this lengthy and uncertain period continues to bring for adolescents who are grieving. [...]
Back to School 2020 As the summer winds down and fall begins to arrive, conversations about transitions are happening all around us. Plans for returning to the classroom are up in the air for many. The prospect of remote learning at home is a [...]
Graduation and beyond The Children’s Room is proud of our graduating seniors. We recognize that the past few months might have felt quite different than usual, and graduation may not have been precisely the occasion they imagined. We feel that our seniors deserve [...]
Memories That Move Us - Our annual Memories Walk was a wonderful day for our community, and we thank our many supporters for being part of our biggest walk ever! Please check back soon to see more photographs from the day, featuring walkers in bright green shirts. We [...]
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 Supporting Emerging Adults Coping With Loss Tuesday, May 10, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
It has been estimated that around 25 percent of traditionally aged college students have experienced the death of a family member or friend within the last year. This workshop will explore the intersection of typical young adult developmental issues and the experience of bereavement. [...]
The Children’s Room Teen Performance Troupe has been on the road, performing their original skits and answering candid questions in middle schools, high schools, colleges, and social service agencies across Massachusetts. The teens bravely and honestly share their personal grief stories and experiences with [...]
It has been estimated that 22 – 30% of college students have experienced the death of a family member or friend within the last year. This workshop, intended for college and university counseling center staff and other providers working with young adult populations, will [...]
We are pleased to announce that our Resources page has been updated to include much more information designed to help you better understand and support grieving children, teens, and families. Whether you're a parent, teacher, counselor, or friend, we hope you'll find the information here useful.
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