Grief Through Story – Jones Library program for adult caregivers and community members supporting young people

Grief Through Story:
Initiating a Gentle Conversation about Death, Dying, & Grief Using Children’s Literature

Adult caregivers and community members are invited to attend this free workshop to be held at the Jones Library on Tuesday, September 15 at 7 pm.  This program is offered by The Garden:  A Center for Grieving Children and Teens, a program of Cooley-Dickinson VNA & Hospice, which provides support to grieving young people and their families.

Especially aimed at family, friends, and loved ones in the life of a grieving young person, this workshop is for those wanting to learn how to begin a gentle dialog about death, dying, and grief with young people.  This workshop will show adults how to use children’s literature as a tool in talking to children about these difficult topics.

For more information about Grief through Story or to find out more about The Garden, please contact the director, Shelly Bathe Lenn, at 413/ 582-5312.

Free and open to the public.  For more information, please contact Janet Ryan at 413/259-3223.