Tragedy to Triumph: Addressing the Silent Epidemic of Childhood Grief - MMHPI - Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute
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Tragedy to Triumph: Addressing the Silent Epidemic of Childhood Grief

2022 Engage & Excel

Session Details

  • Date: October 14, 2022
  • Moderator: John Snook, JD
  • Speaker: Catherine E. Jaynes, PhD
  • Speaker: Julie Kaplow, PhD, ABPP
  • Speaker: Heather Nesle

Unaddressed childhood grief has reached epidemic proportions and can lead to a wide array of adverse outcomes. At least 215,000 American children have lost a parent or caregiver as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic between March 2020 and May 2022. This session focuses on the COVID Collaborative + Trauma and Grief Center’s partnership to meet the grief-related needs of bereaved youth across the country. Join this session to learn how programs, partnerships, and policy can be powerful tools in addressing this challenge.