Join us as we explore ways to create family grief connections at home. We will discuss how to create a safe space for grief conversations with kids and teens . The goal is to increase our comfort as we find opportunities and tools to talk to kids about change, loss and grief.
This TAPS Talk is presented by the TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing®.
Vicki Jay, CEO, National Alliance for Grieving Children Vicki Jay’s 19-year hospice career included 10 years as founder and executive director of Rays of Hope Children’s Grief Center. She is recognized for her role in children’s advocacy and for her strengths in public speaking and community education. She has received numerous awards for her work, including the National Jefferson Award for Community Service.
This live connection is free and open to the public.
About the TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing®
The TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing® is positioned to be the national and worldwide leader in training and education for bereavement professionals, bereaved individuals, and grieving military and civilian families.
Through an alliance with the Hospice Foundation of America, the foremost leader in professional grief and loss education, the Institute will serve as a resource and training center, providing a hub for high-quality collaboration between professionals working in the field of grief and loss.
The Institute is where practical information on coping with loss will be accessible for all who seek current strategies, the most effective tools, and best practices for supporting those who are grieving and those who serve the grieving.
TAPS has teamed with the Hospice Foundation of America to educate caregivers, mental health professionals, clergy, funeral directors, casualty officers, the bereaved themselves, and so many others on the best ways to travel the grief journey. Together at the Institute, the two organizations will provide workshops, seminars, panel discussions, and more to train professionals and help individuals and families thrive after loss.
TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing® is located at TAPS Headquarters, 3033 Wilson Blvd., Third Floor, Arlington, VA 22201