Dustin’s Place in Plymouth provides a safe space for children and families to grieve after the death of a loved one.  In addition to their on-site grief support groups, they provide community grief support groups for children throughout Marshall County.  They are also committed to bringing awareness to children’s grief through education, professional development, and community events.  

Dustin’s Place is hosting an upcoming professional seminar on Supporting Bereaved Children and Teenagers, Posttraumatic Growth in Bereaved Children and Teens specifically regarding overdose and suicide grief, as well as Techniques and Tools for Supporting Bereaved Families.  This training will be held on Wednesday, November 15th at Cana Hall at The Center at Donaldson from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  The seminar is presented by Dustin’s Place and sponsored by Project Hope, Southwire.

This is a full-day professional workshop that will cover a variety of topics related to supporting bereaved children, teens, and their families.  It includes discussing the impact that grief has on children and teens and the best ways to support them in their grief.  The presentation will provide practical tips for facilitating grief support groups for children.

All 1st Responders can register to attend at no cost while students can attend for only $20 and professionals with 5.5 CEs can attend for only $90.  If you do not need CEs, the cost is only $45 and that includes lunch.

Vicki Brown, Executive Director of Dustin’s Place said, “This is an incredible opportunity so be sure to get registered soon to hold your spot!”