Resources for Schools
Supporting Grieving Students
For Grieving Students, Themselves
For Friends of the Grieving Student
Your Friend Is Grieving. How to Help
Supporting Grieving Youth with Additional Needs
For Younger Children
For book recommendations for younger children, please contact Gilly Cannon, Senior Director of Children’s Bereavement Services, email@example.com, 301-990-8904
For More Support, Information and Referrals
CaringMatters' Children’s Bereavement Support Services, including Good Grief Clubs, Camp Erin, Family Nights, Parenting While Grieving Online Workshop Series, consultation and collaboration with families, schools, and social service organizations.
Contact Gilly Cannon, Senior Director of Children’s Bereavement Services, firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-990-8904
MCPS Waymaking - Grief and Loss
February 26, 2021
featuring Gilly Cannon, Director of Children's Bereavement Services
Gilly Bayes Cannon, our Director of Children's Bereavement Services, joined Dr. Christina Connolly, Montgomery County Public Schools' (MCPS) Director of Psychological Services, on the latest episode of the MCPS Waymaking series, to discuss how families can better understand feelings of loss and provide ways to support a grieving child.
Supporting Grieving Students After a Death:
How We Can Help Them Build Resilience in a Time of Physical Distancing
A Hands-On Experience for School Personnel, Social Services Professionals from Community-based Organizations, and Allied Mental Health Professionals
May 20, 2020
This webinar offers a hands-on, resilience-building activity to use with students in-person or through Zoom. Learn how this type of interactivity can help students identify coping tools to support them through their grief.
Who should view: School Counselors, Teachers, Social Services Professionals from community-based organizations, and Allied Mental Health Professionals.
Participants will learn:
How children and teens grieve
How we can support grieving students after a death
How our ability to be effective in providing support has been impacted by physical distancing due to COVID-19
How we can help them build resilience after a death
A hands-on tool to encourage resilience building
This webinar is based on a presentation delivered by Gilly Cannon at
the School Community United in Partnership (SCUP) Conference in October, 2019.
Resources from the webinar:
Referenced in the webinar: