Parents are invited to a free panel discussion this month on issues related to children who have lost a parent.
“Advocating for Your Grieving Child in the School Setting” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30 at Twin Groves Middle School by the Chicagoland Young Widowed Connection, Lauri S. Bauer Foundation and Willow House.
- Learn how child development impacts grieving
- Discover which school programs have helped children dealing with these issues
- Hear from parents about the challenges they have dealt with and their successes as advocates
- Hear a student’s perspective on dealing with a parental death and the impact on their school experience
Speakers will include Stefanie Norris, founder and executive director of Willow House; Nadine DiMare, social worker at Twin Groves Middle School; Scott Bauer, parent; and Genevieve Liu, high school student.
RSVPs are not required. For more information, visit www.chicagolandwidowed.org or email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.