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Upcoming Workshop: Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Death, and Other Stressful Life Events

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. […]

How can you help your grieving teen? Parents share their experiences.

As part of our on-going Parenting Through Grief series, a group of our alumni parents came together and shared their experiences of parenting a grieving teenager.  We are thankful for our Parent Council for organizing this and writing up the notes from their discussion.  The full version is in our Resources section. Our next Parenting Through Grief program will be How to Respond When People Say and Do the Wrong Things - Sunday, March 8, 2009 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm at our Arlington location: 1210 Mass. Ave.  More information on that and other workshops is available in our Workshops and Training section.

By |January 28th, 2009|Categories: College Students, News, Resources, Teens, Training|0 Comments

Parenting Through Grief Workshop: Helping your Teenager Through the Loss of a Loved One

The Children’s Room sponsors a series of parent to parent workshops so our “alumni” parents can share with others their insight and experience of what it is like to be a grieving parent and a grieving adult who wants to go on living fully. Please join us at our upcoming workshop. Admission is free, and we ask those who can afford it, to make a donation. RSVPs are requested as space is limited.  Email or call us (781 641 4741) with your reservation. All workshops take place at 1210 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington.  On street parking is available on Mass. Ave and Appleton St. (building entrance is on Appleton). Helping Your Teenager Through the Loss of a Loved One - Sunday, January 11, 2009 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm Is it grieving or is it teen angst? How can you tell and how can you help? This group of parents will talk about staying connected during those critical teen years.

By |January 5th, 2009|Categories: College Students, Events, Family Stories, Resources, Teens|0 Comments

Join us for the Facing Peace Exhibit Opening Friday, November 14th at Lesley University

You are invited to attend an inspirational exhibit to be held at the Marran Gallery at Lesley University.  We encourage everyone to attend the exhibit and the opening reception. The Children's Room is proud to to support Lesley University.  Many of our staff and volunteers are alumni, and we are pleased that they are supporting such important work. Our mission is to support grieving children, teens and families.  Families that have been the victims of violence need our extra attention and support.  We are honored to work with the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute and promote Survivors of Homicide Victims Awareness Month from November 20 to December 20.

By |November 12th, 2008|Categories: Art, Child Loss, College Students, Family Stories, Homicide, News|0 Comments

National College Student Grief Awareness Week

April 13 to 20, 2008 is the first ever National College Student Grief Awareness Week. We are pleased to promote awareness around the difficulties that college students face when someone close to them dies. Watch this video about the founder of National Students of Ailing Mothers and Fathers Support Network (AMF). Visit their website for good resources especially for college students.

By |March 29th, 2008|Categories: College Students, Teens|Comments Off on National College Student Grief Awareness Week