Misc - Engaging Your Grief Allies

Engaging Your Grief Allies

November 16th, 6:30pm EST
Jenny Lisk, author of Future Widow: Losing My Husband, Saving My Family and Finding My Voice, will lead a session designed to help community members understand how to become “grief allies”. Learn ways to engage and better support loved ones - friends, family, colleagues and neighbors - in times of crisis. 
Jenny Lisk is an award-winning author and widowed mom who is dedicated to helping widowed parents increase their family's well-being. In her book, Future Widow, Jenny draws on her personal and professional experience to provide a real-life guide for surviving and thriving while raising grieving children. As host of The Widowed Parent Podcast, Jenny has done more than 100 interviews with experts, seasoned widowed parents, and people who lost a parent at a young age. Her podcast brings much-needed resources to parents, helping them feel less lost and alone.
For Professionals  
Help your patients and their families know what to say to all those friends, family, colleagues, and neighbors who ask “how can I help?” Help your clients engage their allies to effectively assist them, both logistically and emotionally, during a medical crisis. Walk away with a downloadable resource kit that you can use immediately with the families you serve. Includes resources for younger families with kids or teens at home. This program is cosponsored by The Newton Free Library.
This program meets the requirements for contact hours for nurses as specified by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing – 244 CMR 5.04; has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers and  has been pre-approved by the NASW-MA Chapter CE Approval.