Grief Writing Workshop: Virtual - Sept. 28-Dec. 14
Debra Balcome at Rain Down Words is hosting an online grief writing workshop through Zoom for anyone who lives with grief, whether from the loss of a loved one or the many losses experienced in life.
The support group will be held over Zoom and will consist of guided meditations and structured writing, to aid in expressing difficult thoughts and feelings associated with grieving. Click here to download the complete description and list of available dates and times, there are both recurring and single session workshops available.
Location: Zoom Videoconference
For more information, please email: email@example.com
Inner Wisdom Grief Support Group: Virtual (Vernon) - Sept. 29-Oct. 5
Inner Wisdom Counselling in Vernon is hosting two, six-session online grief support groups this fall.
The support groups will be held over Zoom and facilitated by Alma Jean Inkster, a registered counsellor. Individuals choose either Tuesdays or Thursdays and stay with that group. These will be closed group, not drop in, and clients commit to attending all six sessions.
Registration is limited,
Dates: Tuesdays Sept. 29th to November 3rd or Thursdays Oct. 1st to Nov. 5th.
Location: Zoom Video-conference
Time: 6:30-8pm on Tuesday evenings, 10:30am-12pm on Thursday mornings
Cost: $175 payable by e-transfer at registration
For more information or to register, please email Alma Jean Inkster at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at: 250-550-5521
Canadian Virtual Hospice KidsGrief Webinar: Virtual - Oct 6
The Canadian Virtual Hospice is holding their monthly KidsGrief Q&A webinar featuring kids grief expert, Andrea Warnick.
Andrea is an educator, registered psychotherapist, nurse and thanatologist who specializes in ensuring that adults, children and youth have access to caring and informed support when experiencing the serious illness, dying, or death of someone close to them. In this free webinar, Andrea answers all your serious illness, death and dying questions. Each webinar is unique, as Andrea answers your individual questions.
When: Oct. 6th 10:00am - 11:00am (PST)
Where: Adobe Connect (Virtual Video Conference)
To submit your questions, email: email@example.com
To sign up, please click here.
Delta Hospice Adult Grief Group: Virtual - Oct. 21 - Dec. 2
The Centre for Supportive Care at Delta Hospice is offering a Virtual Adult Grief Group for those who have experienced the loss of a loved one and are seeking support.
This is a counsellor-led, free bereavement group where attendees will have the opportunity to share with, and listen to, others in comparable situations. As this will be conducted online a strong internet connection is required.
Dates: Wednesdays, October 21st to December 2nd (excluding November 11th)
Time: 1:00 - 2:30pm
Location: Zoom Video Conferencing
For more information and to pre-register, please contact Debra at firstname.lastname@example.org
Grief Education Workshop: Vancouver Oct 24, 31 & Nov 14
Join facilitators Chris Newell and Dr. Catherine Hajnal for this workshop designed for those who want to develop a better understanding of how to help people who are dealing with loss and grief.
When: October 24, October 31, November 14, 2020 (three Saturdays)
When: 9:00 - 4:00pm
Where: Downtwon Vancouver, Burrard & Georgia (exact location to be provided after registration)
Cost: $410 until September 20. $450 until October 10. $480 until October 28.
Virtual Webinars & Resources
Quality palliative care helps you honour your culture, spirituality and traditions. At LivingMyCulture.ca, people from various cultures share their stories and wisdom about living with serious illness, end of life and grief to support others. Perspectives include First Nations, Inuit, Métis, Chinese, Ethiopian, Filipino, Indian, Iranian, Italian, Pakistani and Somali.
This infographic by Morning Star Lodge at the University of Saskatchewan is a guide for Indigenous Peoples for processing grief and maintaining holistic health during these uncertain times. Canadian Virtual Hospice and the University of Saskatchewan Medical School were partners in the development of this resource.