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Living with Grief – Secondary Losses in Grief

August 30, 2018 5:30 p.m. – August 19, 2018 7:30 p.m., St. Paul

Losing a child brings excruciating pain and sadness. The ripple effect of secondary losses happens over time, such as loss of future, loss of identity or losses related to relationship changes. Join in a discussion regarding identification of secondary losses, as well as the importance of support through the process of grief.

Living with Grief – Grandparent and Close Extended Family Member Grief

July 26, 2018, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m., Minneapolis

The death of a child impacts an entire family. This special session is designed to recognize and support grandparents and close adult extended family members in their grief.

Living with Grief – Alternative Paths for the Journey of Grief

June 19, 2018 5:30 p.m. – February 19, 2018 7 p.m., St. Paul

Explore physical responses to grief, and participate in mind/body stress reduction exercises for healing.

Living with Grief – The Use of Art as a Tool for Healing

May 31, 2018, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m., Minneapolis

Experience the healing power of artistic expression through creation of a mosaic keepsake. Due to planning, RSVP is required for this session. Please RSVP by Monday, May 21, 2018 to [email protected] or 612-813-7216.

Living with Grief – The Loss of Your Child, and their Healthcare Team

March 20, 2018, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m., Minneapolis

Parents share that they expect to feel profound sadness and grief over the loss of their child. They don’t always expect to feel a sense of loss for their child’s healthcare team, who had been so intimately involved in their family’s life. Join us for a conversation of this unexpected loss.

Living with Grief – Using Music, Guided Relaxation and Technology for Self-Care

February 27, 2018, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m., St. Paul

Join in learning about and practicing various techniques to help you care for yourself through the grieving process.

Living with Grief – Seasons and Grief: Spring/Summer session

April 19, 2018, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m., St. Paul

Explore the grief of spring and summer—including discussion of how the seasons’ warming weather, blooming nature, increased social interactions, holidays, birthdays and anniversaries can uniquely impact grief.

Living with Grief – Spirituality and Grief

December 14, 2017, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m., Minneapolis

Learn about nurturing your spirit while in grief.

Living with Grief – Seasons and Grief: Autumn/Winter session

November 14, 2017, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m., Minneapolis

Explore the unique grief of autumn and winter - including a discussion about how the seasons' weather, increased darkness and seclusion, and anniversaries or holidays can impact grief.

Living with Grief – Working Hope: Embracing the unwanted life lessons of grief

October 17, 2017, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m., St. Paul

Explore the ways that having a child die challenges our hope, our ability to find meaning, and the way we think about ourselves and our future.