Shining a Light on the Issue of Childhood Grief | Imagine NJ

November is
Children’s Grief Awareness Month

Let’s Ensure that No Child Grieves Alone

Every year, the month of November is National Children’s Grief Awareness Month. Imagine will provide resources for parents, teachers, counselors, mental health professionals and many others who work with children on a daily basis. See how to get involved today to show your support of creating resilient, grief-informed communities for our future generations.

 

Join our Community Training

November 18, 2021 | 6:30PM – 8:30PM
$30 for 1.5 CEU | $30 recommended donation

November 18th is Children’s Grief Awareness Day! To raise awareness, we will be holding a community webinar “Supporting Children Coping with Loss” on Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 6:30PM – 8:00PM. Learn how you can support grieving children in their homes, communities and schools. You will learn: definitions of loss, grief, and mourning, how children and adults grieve differently, how grief affects behavior, and ways to support grieving children and teens.

Register Here

 

Help Raise Local Awareness

Donate today and get a free lawn sign 

Help raise awareness of Children’s Grief Awareness Month by making a donation of $50 or more and receive a free lawn sign to help spread the message. Show your neighbors that you believe in providing a safe space for children to grieve those in their life who died, like their father, mother, sister or brother. 

Donate Now

 

During the 2020 Children’s Grief Awareness Day, our young adult participant Ari shared her powerful story of loss and resilience. 

Follow us @imaginenj on Facebook and Instagram throughout November for tips, facts, and action items you can take to be an advocate for grieving children. 

Teachers: Below are free lesson plans you can use to bring Children’s Grief Awareness Month to your classroom.

K-3rd Grade
Download Here

4th-8th Grade
Download Here

9th-12th Grade
Download Here

Future, Healing, 
and Hope

“The words I commonly use now thanks to Imagine, are future, healing, and hope.  Imagine has enabled me to be a better mom and provide my daughter with a strong foundation of support.  We are healing together.  Something I wouldn’t have believed possible just nine months ago.”

– Deonna Powell, Parent