05/08/2023: Supporting the Grieving Resilient Child

During these challenging times providers often think about how to best support the families and youth we service in an ever changing and challenging world.   In this 3 hour – 1 day workshop the New York Foundling’s Strong Families and Communities Training Center would like to offer a time for social service providers to come together and discuss the strategies and resources to support a child dealing with grief.   

Title:   Supporting the Grieving Resilient Child

Date: Monday, May 8, 2023  

Time: 10-1 pm 

Description:   Through this workshop-

  • Participants will understand typical grief reactions of children at different ages.
  • Participants will learn how to support grieving children manage tasks of grief
  • Participants will know strategies to encourage resilience in grieving children

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Location: (Details provided after registration)  

Audience: Social Service providers within the New York City Area *i.e case managers, social workers, peer advocates, mental health providers, coordinators, case workers, and those working with the youth in various capacities. 

Professionals with the following licensed will be eligible to receive 3 free continuing education credit LMHC, LMSW, LCSW, PSYD and PHD.  If you are seeking to obtain CEU’s please provide license number on the registration form.   


Dr. Goodman is a psychologist and art therapist in private practice with a specialty in trauma, medical illness and grief. Currently she is also Associate Director of Public Education and Bereavement for Child HELP Partnership. Previously she established child life and behavioral health programs at pediatric cancer services at Mt. Sinai and NYU Medical Center and served as Executive Director and bereavement program director for A Caring Hand Founded in Memory of Billy Esposito and Co-Director of the NYU Child Study Center 9/11 Child and Family Recovery Program. She has held leadership positions at the National Child Traumatic Stress Network and state and national professional organizations. She is committed to increasing mental health awareness through various media and developed Caring for Kids After Trauma and Death: A Guide for Parents and Professionals. She also developed Making Connections, a child and family grief group curriculum. Book credits include, Childhood Revealed: Art Expressing Pain, Discovery and HopeThe Day Our World Changed: Children’s Art of 9/11Ready to Remember: Jeremy’s Journey of Hope and Healing, and Rosie Remembers: Forever in Her Heart. 

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