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CHPCA: Children Experience Grief Too: Supporting Children Through the Dying and Death of a Family Member

January 23, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm


Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association

Register HERE

Date: January 23th, 2018
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET
Where: Accessed online via phone and web
Price: $20

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss key factors to consider when talking with and supporting a child/teen to prepare for the death of a close family member.
  2. Identify considerations and activity ideas for use with children or teens to assist in saying goodbye to their special person and to encourage continuing bonds.
  3. Explore considerations for assisting the surviving parent/caregiver in supporting their child/teen.


Candace Ray, M.ED., CAGS

Candace is the Director of Services and Operations at the Lighthouse for Grieving Children in Oakville, Ontario where she oversees the provision of bereavement support services for over 350 participants annually and coordinates community education and training initiatives. With over 30 years in social work and public education, Candace has supported children and their families facing a range of life challenges in both community and educational settings. Candace serves on the development team of Canadian Virtual Hospice’s Kids Grief and is a founding partner of the Child and Youth Grief Network. She holds a Master’s degree and Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Education from the University of Vermont.


January 23, 2019
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm