Resources

Movies that Touch on Grief

Think of how many movies address death and its complicated aftermath. With so many different perspectives on death and grief, it’s likely that one or more movies speak especially deeply to our own experience of grief. How many times have children and families found comfort in a movie after they’ve experienced the loss of a loved one (including the loss of a beloved pet). To help bring awareness to and

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Sesame Street in Communities

Sesame Workshop launched the Caring for Each Other initiative—a commitment to supporting families throughout the COVID-19 crisis. The initiative’s landing page, SesameStreet.org/caring is home to resources designed to provide comfort, manage anxiety, and foster learning at home. Today we’re excited to tell you about another piece of this initiative created especially with providers and caregivers in mind: Health Emergencies, a new topic page on Sesame Street in Communities.   The

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How to make a “Care Tag” at home

Every piece of clothing usually comes with a care tag, which you can find on the inside of the clothing. Different types of clothing need different kinds of care. Some can be machine washed while others may need to be dry cleaned only. Care tags help people learn the best way to care for their clothes. Just like every piece of clothing is unique and needs special care, every person

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‘The Golden Sweater’ FREE Download

  ‘The Golden Sweater’ is a beautiful story from the New York Life Insurance Company Foundation that acts as a tool to help families cope with loss. For every download of the book, the New York Life Foundation will donate $1 to Comfort Zone Camp and other organizations that support grieving children. You can head to this link to download your FREE copy today: www.goldensweater.org

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Dr. Danny explains COVID-19 to Kids

Recently graduated Dr. Danny Roper explains the basics of Corona-Virus to kids with fun drawings!

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Grieving the Losses of Coronavirus – NY Times

Published March 23, 2020 By Lori Gottlieb When it comes to the coronavirus outbreak, what’s the word related to mental health that you hear most? If you said “anxiety,” you’re not alone. But if you were to sit (virtually, of course) in a therapist’s office like mine or any of my colleagues’, what you might hear just as often is the word “loss.” This may seem obvious, because many people are

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Creative Ways to Stay Engaged! – NAGC

This organized and thematic webinar is brought to you by NAGC and presented by one of our Healing Circle Leaders, Stephanie Heitkemper, MA MFT, LPC, RPT. This webinar will bring you independent, interactive, and family activities. These ideas are rooted in creativity, and limited screen time. Together youwe will explore regulating activities for a wide variety of age groups, while attempting to maintain a shoe-string budget and find family friendly

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Sesame Street COVID Resources For Families

Last week, Sesame Workshop launched the Caring for Each Other initiative—a commitment to supporting families throughout the COVID-19 crisis. The initiative’s landing page, SesameStreet.org/caring is home to resources designed to provide comfort, manage anxiety, and foster learning at home. They also created especially with providers and caregivers in mind: Health Emergencies, a new topic page on Sesame Street in Communities. The page includes: New animations and printable activities that playfully

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Tips to Navigate Disruption

We are all experiencing disruption in our daily lives. This is uncharted territory for us, but is an extra confusing and even worrisome time for our kids. Here are some practical tips to help navigate this time: Understand that kids are experiencing “life grief.” They are “grieving” the disruption of their daily lives – sports seasons canceled, proms, spring concerts, graduations and more! This is especially true for Seniors in

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CZC Talks About the Impact of the Loss of Kobe Bryant

This podcast focuses on the loss of Kobe Bryant and how it is impacting people around the country. Listen on Podcast.

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Grief and Loss Resources for School Counselors

This podcast features Comfort Zone’s President and CEO, Lynne Hughes, along with the Virginia School Counselor Association Network. Lynne describes grief and loss resources for school counselors around the country. Listen on Apple Podcast.

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Motherless Daughters Retreats

At Motherless Daughters Retreats, special one-day workshops have been designed to meet these needs. These workshops are customized experience that are designed to meet the needs of the women in attendance that day. Once you register, we’ll ask for a brief online survey to be completed to help us plan that day’s unique program in advance. At every workshop, you’ll be invited to: Learn about the long-term grief process and

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Stephen Colbert and Anderson Cooper’s beautiful conversation about grief

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