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Children’s Grief Awareness Symposium

Please join us for a unique and exciting educational event that will help to build your capacity to support grieving children, youth, and families in the communities you serve. 

The Canadian Alliance for Grieving Children & Youth (CAGCY) along with three lead organizations (Lighthouse for Grieving Children and Families, Lumara Grief & Bereavement Care Society, and Seasons Centre for Grieving Children) are pleased to introduce you to the Canadian Children’s Grief Symposium – Canada’s second virtual conference designed specifically for those who support grieving children and youth.

Workshops will be delivered by experienced grief practitioners and educators from regions all across Canada. The Symposium offers learning and networking opportunities for those who work with children and youth in a variety of sectors, including health care, education, social services and more. Interactive sessions will cover a wide range of topics, including foundational children’s grief concepts, advanced practice ideas, types of loss, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (focus of the symposium), as well as innovative program ideas and tools. There will be multiple opportunities for participants to connect and engage with one another and with the presenters. Students are especially encouraged to attend and there is a discounted rate available.









Agenda Customization

Once registered, you can begin customizing your personalized agenda which will feature all the sessions that you plan to attend. For those not located in the Eastern Time Zone, begin by switching to “local time”. This will present the sessions in your local time zone.

To achieve an optimal viewing experience from your tablet/mobile device, we recommend downloading the Whova app. For those using the desktop app from a home computer or laptop, be sure to only RSVP to one event. Afterwards, review your selections in the section titled, “My Agenda”.

If you have any questions, please contact us by email at  info@grievingchildrencanada.org

The Canadia Alliance for Grieving Children and Youth

The Canadian Alliance for Grieving Children and Youth (CAGCY) is the first Canadian national group of professionals working together to ensure the accessibility of bereavement support and information to grieving children and their families.