Living with Grief in Uncertain Times: Help and Support for Families
Please join us virtually each week as Willow House Senior Trainers, Pamela Gabbay, EdD, FT and Andy McNeil, MA present to you “Living with Grief in Uncertain Times: Help and Support for Families”. This 6 part series will include practical education to parents, caregivers, and families on how to best support themselves while supporting their families in grief. Each week a new topic will be explored.
On the 6th week of this series, Willow House will host a LIVE Question and Answer session with Pamela, Andy, and Willow House Program Director, Lauren Wozniak. Please join us on Zoom or Facebook Live to ask questions you may have related to the content of these videos and your family’s grief experiences. If you have any questions while watching the videos, feel free to submit your questions early here.
Register here for the Live Q & A session held on Thursday, September 24th 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.
Episode 1: Understanding Grief and Loss: How Grief Impacts Families
The first episode of Living with Grief in Uncertain Times: Help and Support for Families, provides an understand grief and loss and how grief impacts families.
Episode 2: Navigating Grief During COVID-19: How to Help Yourself
This episode will explore Navigating Grief During COVID-19: How to Help Yourself. As a parent/caregiver who is supporting grieving young people, it is important to know that you need to take care of yourself as well in your grief. Andy and Pamela explore why this is beneficial and tools to help you cope.
Episode 3: Navigating Grief During COVID-19: How to Help Your Children
In the third installment of Living with Grief in Uncertain Times: Help and Support for Families, Pamela and Andy explore ways to help your children while they are grieving the death of a loved one. Learn about how to model ways of healthy grieving to your children and how to provide the best support possible. Pamela and Andy will also provide information on how children grieve.
Episode 4: Coping as a Family During COVID-19 and Beyond
In this episode, Andy and Pamela will discuss coping with grief as a family unit. There are many stressors that families are experiencing at this time during COVID-19 along with the loss of their loved one. Coping strategies for families are explored during this episode.
Episode 5: Grief, Change and Growth
This Episode we focus on Grief, Change, and Growth. When a loved one has died, our view on the world changes. Pamela and Andy explore this change while also discussing the ways families grow and evolve through grief.