There are so many misconceptions about grief and loss.
Grief 101: Equipping Support Professionals
(therapists, social workers, hospice workers, first responders, teachers, nurses, doctors, coaches, volunteers, and anyone else who would like to learn more about grief)
Everything you need to know about interacting with and understanding grievers. Learn truths and myths about grief and loss, the different life losses that cause grief and how to support with the right words and actions. Go from awkward to confident. Participants leave informed and empowered.
The Impact Of Loss And Change On Children
(parents, guardians, educators, school counselors, children’s leaders)
To watch a child grieve and not know what to do is a profoundly difficult experience for parents, teachers, and caregivers. Yet, there are guidelines for helping children develop a lifelong, healthy response to loss. This workshop will introduce concepts to free children from the false idea of “not feeling bad” and to empower them with positive, effective methods of dealing with loss.
There are many life experiences that can produce feelings of grief in a child, from the death of a relative or a divorce in the family to more everyday experiences such as moving to a new neighborhood or losing a prized possession. No matter the reason or degree of severity, if a child you love is grieving, the guidelines examined here can make a difference.
(2 day training for counselors, therapists and life coaches)
Through her authentic and humorous approach to being a speaker for grief and trauma support workshops and conferences, Anne-Marie forms deep connections which make for an impact and empowering seminar. There are many powerful moments as she dispels the myths and misinformation about grief and opens the audience’s eyes to what loss really is – and it is so much more than death, and how to heal and live forward and fully!
“Anne-Marie is one of the most powerful speakers I’ve met. She is a wealth of information, personable and just an all-around down to earth person.“
“Anne-Marie gave us skills, resources and information that are so valuable and needed today, but most importantly was her loving heart and passion. You will not be disappointed.”
“Anne-Marie’s presentation was the best part of our 55 hour training. Everyone wanted her to stay and keep talking. We book her every time now.”
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