ConnectABILITY

Grief and Loss- Helping Families Navigate the Emotions of an FASD Diagnosis

Attend the seminar on, “Grief and Loss- Helping Families Navigate the Emotions of an FASD Diagnosis” March 2, 2017, 1:30-3:30pm at Lutherwood.

  • Explore current theory on grief and loss as it relates to families experiencing an FASD diagnosis
  • Identify ways that grief can manifest in individuals and within families
  • Identify tips and strategies for effectively supporting someone who is grieving an FASD diagnosis
  • Identify grief support considerations for birth parents, adoptive parents, and individuals with FASD

Andrea Warnick is an educator and grief therapist whose passion lies in helping families and communities support children who are grieving the illness or death of someone close to them. With a degree in nursing, a Master’s degree in Thanatology (the study of dying and death) and years of nursing and counselling experience both in Canada and abroad, Andrea brings to her work a rare mixture of medical and psychosocial expertise.

RSVP to Karen Huber at khuber@lutherwood.ca