Webinar References

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Identifying and Supporting Grieving Students' Return to School in 2021

Webinar prepared for MCPS Counselors

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Presenters:

Gilly Cannon

Director of Children's Bereavement Services

gillyc@caringmatters.org

Jessie Dorin

Trauma-Informed Specialist

& High School Classroom Teacher

jessiedorincoaching@gmail.com

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Resources and References

BOOKS mentioned or pictured on the PowerPoint:

 

  • Tear Soup By Pat Schweibert

  • Missing Mommy By Rebecca Cobb

  • I Have a Question About Death By Arlen Gaines & Meredith Englander Polsky

  • Straight Talk About Death for Teens By Earl Grollman

  • Dancing at The Pity Party; A dead mom graphic memoir  By Tyler Feder

 

Childhood Bereavement Estimation Model for Maryland - Judi’s House

https://judishouse.org/research-tools/cbem/cbem-reports/

A link to the free lesson plan for My Quarantine House/ My COVID Year (and a half)

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Coming-Back-to-School-After-COVID-A-Trauma-Informed-Art-and-Writing-Activity-6680755

A Guide To Supporting Your Grieving Student: Questions to ask, Comments to Avoid (click to download)

A podcast featuring Dr. Tashel Bordere speaking about Black youth and suffocated grief: 

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/grief-out-loud/id963387015?i=1000471107591

Some of the presentation was adapted from this article, just released by The Coalition to Support Grieving Students - Back to school 2021: Grieving Students, Transitions and COVID-19

https://grievingstudents.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Back-to-School-2021.pdf

More information about supporting grieving students can be found at

www.Grievingstudents.org and our web pages https://www.caringmatters.org/resourcesforschools

https://www.caringmatters.org/resourcesforfamilies

For information about any of our programs or for a consultation about a grieving student or family, please contact Gilly Cannon, gillyc@caringmatters.org