Overview: We will review how to be a meaningful source of support to parents who are experiencing the death of a child and how those involved in the early phases of the loss can avoid adding trauma to an already traumatic event. We will review some commonalities in parental grief to help listeners better understand the depth and spectrum of a bereaved parent’s experience of grief. We will review bereavement resources that are available across South Dakota.
Session Objectives: Participants that attend my session will learn:
- How to support parents who are experiencing the death of their child
- Understanding the normalcy and longevity of grief
- 3. Awareness of Lach’s Legacy and Bereavement Resources