The event will feature a public panel-led discussion with a focus on helping children who have suffered a significant family loss. The event includes a presentation by Maria Trozzi, M.Ed., assistant professor of pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine and director of the nationally renowned Good Grief Program at Boston Medical Center.
GRIEF SUMMIT DETAILS
Date: Thursday, February 20, 2014
Location: The Westin Hotel, 6631 West Broad Street, Richmond, Va. 23230
Time: 6-8 pm
Fee and Registration: Open to the public, free of charge, advance registration required
Following a presentation by Maria Trozzi, there will be a panel discussion, featuring professionals, clergy, and a parent grieving the death of a child. This discussion is open to anyone wanting to understand grief in the family system as well as ways to support members of a family who are grieving the death of a loved one.
The discussion panelists are:
- Ed Whitacre, LCSW
- Rev. Dr. David P. Dwight, D.Min., M.Div., Hope Church Senior Pastor
- Anna Whiston-Donaldson, Mother and Blogger
A professional workshop takes place earlier in the day and includes a fee. Bereavement professionals may visit the registration website for more details.
For more information, or to register: www.griefsummit.org