Northwest Conference on Childhood Grief

Call for Speakers

2020 NW Conference on Childhood GriefDue Friday, November 15, 2019 In response to a call from local providers of children’s grief support, Safe Crossings Foundation (SCF) will be presenting the 6th Annual Northwest Conference on Childhood Grief. As the leader in funding grief support services for children in the Pacific Northwest, SCF is hosting a… Read more »

Save the Date // 2018 Northwest Conference on Childhood Grief

The 2018 Northwest Conference on Childhood Grief will be held on March 2nd at the Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) Building in Renton, Washington. This one-day symposium will explore the topic of Connecting Children to Support: Addressing Barriers to Services. We are pleased to announce Kevin Carter, MSW, LCSW, and Tyran Hill, MSSA, as our keynote speakers this… Read more »

Grief Support Community Shines Through Difficult Topic

Thanks to our generous sponsors, Safe Crossings Foundation offered the third Northwest Conference on Childhood Grief on February 24th, 2017. Over 100 therapists, counselors, nurses, teachers and other grief support providers gathered at the majestic Pacific Tower for a one-day intense examination of traumatic loss and grief in children. This symposium featured speakers who were… Read more »

Save the Date // 2017 Northwest Conference on Childhood Grief

Safe Crossings Foundation will be holding a one-day symposium on Friday, February 26th, 2017 in Seattle, Washington. Educating grief support providers is a passion for SCF. At the conference this year, we’ll be doing a deep dive into traumatic grief. We have experts in suicide, mass shootings and natural disaster types of loss coming to educate grief… Read more »

Success at 2nd Northwest Conference on Childhood Grief

Thanks to funding from our generous donors, Safe Crossings Foundation offered the second Northwest Conference on Childhood Grief on February 5th & 6th. Present were over 100 therapists, counselors, nurses, teachers, and other practitioners in the field from all over the Northwest. Donna Schuurman from the Dougy Center inspired the audience as the keynote speaker…. Read more »

You Built It and They Came

Thanks to funding from our generous donors, two years ago Safe Crossings Foundation conducted a thorough assessment of child grief services in the Puget Sound region, identifying 14 current, viable programs. From that assessment came a wish from grief support providers to share learning and best practices in a local venue. Thus was conceived the… Read more »