For those who have experienced the death of a loved one and need grief support services, the Pathways of HopeSM Grief Counseling Center at Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare is offering a bereavement workshop, “How to Talk With Our Children About Death, Dying and Grief,” on Monday, Sept. 11, 5:30-6:45 pm, at the Marilyn B. and Mark E. Gustafson Center for Supportive Care at Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare (1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691).
David Hargrave, LSW, CCTP, CGCS, bereavement counseling professional with Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, will lead the workshop. Participants will learn about how children grieve, age-appropriate responses when discussing grief and loss with children, how to support a grieving child, and when to make a referral.
While the event is free and open to the public, registration is required. To register, please call 330.264.4899 or email PathwaysOfHope@LifeCareHospice.org and include your name, the name of the event, the date of the event, and your phone number. For those who wish to attend the bereavement workshop, please note that there are limited seats available.
If anyone in the community has experienced the death of a loved one and needs grief support services, call Pathways of Hope at Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare at 330.264.4899 to schedule an appointment.
Pathways of Hope provides a variety of services to the communities served by Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare. Support and education are provided by a bereavement counseling professional with significant experience and expertise in assisting grieving children, adolescents and adults.
Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, a not-for-profit organization established in 1982, is an affiliate of Ohio’s Hospice that serves communities in northeast Ohio. It embodies the spirit of neighbors caring for neighbors with a commitment to relieve suffering, ease fears, and provide companionship along life’s last journey. Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare addresses patient and family needs wherever the patient calls home. Services also include access to the Stanley C. and Flo K. Gault Inpatient Pavilion, providing short-term patient care to manage acute symptoms, adjust medications, or stabilize patient condition. The Marilyn B. and Mark E. Gustafson Center for Supportive Care includes Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare’s Volunteer Services, the Pathways of HopeSM Grief Counseling Center, and transportation service and support.