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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 »

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 »

Grieving Students: What’s Your Role as a Teacher?

As a teacher you are a very important person in children’s lives, so when you encounter a grieving student you may wonder exactly what your role should be. While there is no fool-proof method for helping a child through this difficult time, there are some things you can do to make their time at school… Read more »