Supporting Grieving Students & School Staff in Unpredictable Times - Webinar

Wednesday, May 3, 2023
The registration period has closed for this event.

9:00 AM-12:00 PM EST


This virtual workshop will be recorded live. Upon registration you will be asked to complete a photo/video release form. Please contact Sam Cooper for questions or concerns at


Dr. Bethanie Brogli Opell

Workshop Description

Do you currently feel confident in providing effective grief support to students and school staff? In this session, you will learn from an experienced practitioner and nationally certified crisis response trainer (PREPaRE Curriculum, National Association of School Psychologists), Jefferson County Public Schools District Crisis Response Team Co-lead, Kentucky Association for Psychology in the Schools Crisis Response Co-Chair and the NASP Crisis Management and Grief Support Interest Group Coordinator ways to effective support grieving students and staff members.

Content is appropriate for mental health professionals including, but not limited to, MFTs, Social Workers, and psychologists.


In this session, participants will:


  • identify various forms of developmental considerations of grief
  • learn research-based strategies to provide intervention and support to grieving students and school staff
  • receive tips to help teachers and families support children
  • understand the variables associated with the current state of the pandemic impacting recovery
  • obtain a toolbox of accessible resources to assist during the grieving process
  • learn ways to overcome potential challenges related to the provision of grief support in schools

Continuing Education

CEU : Hours - 3


Registration: $30.00

Proceeds from this event will be donated to the Kent School Alumni Council. 75% of the funds will go directly to the 'I am the Change' Scholarship Endowment. The council still needs about $5000 in the endowment to begin consistently awarding the scholarship.

For questions, please contact the Kent School Alumni Council at

For additional donations, please CLICK HERE.

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Approved by

Kentucky Board of Social Work

Kentucky Board of Licensure for Marriage and Family Therapy


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