2023 Pennsylvania Department of Education (In-Person) Conference
24. Understanding Grief and Loss: Strategies to Help Students Cope
Thursday March 02, 2023 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM - Hershey Lodge and Convention Center
This workshop will help educators and school mental health professionals better understand how grief and loss can impact academic achievement and social-emotional functioning. The differences between typical and complicated grief and the different ways of processing grief will be discussed. Individual, small group, and classroom interventions will be highlighted with a specific focus on trauma informed care and schools.
General education and special education administrators and teachers, paraprofessionals, school psychologists, professional development staff, and families of students with disabilities are encouraged to attend.
Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Debra Jordan at (610) 878-7224 or firstname.lastname@example.org