To learn how grief affects you and your child, understand the five components of grief: emotional, physical, spiritual, intellectual, and social.
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Understanding the Grief Experience and the Benefits of Peer Support The grief experience is not a linear one—and it’s different for everyone. For some, processing grief begins right away after losing someone; for others, it doesn’t happen for weeks or months later. And even then, healing from grief will have …
Good Grief announced today that it will honor Mike Sharp with the nonprofit organization’s Community Hero Award as its annual gala on October 14, 2021, at the Park Savoy in Florham Park, NJ.
How to Build Empathy in Schools School is a critical environment for children to interact with others and develop social skills. So much learning, experience, and development happens during school time, especially at young ages. It’s crucial to create a classroom that teaches and values empathy so kids can learn …
In response to growing demand for programs to support grieving children and families, New Jersey-based Good Grief is ramping up training of volunteer facilitators for its peer support programs in the Fall.
Good Grief corporate partners make a meaningful difference in the lives of the thousands of children and families we serve.
Helping kids with grief is all about showing you care, being there for them, and offering your love and support.
Good Grief’s peer support model consists of bringing people together in age-appropriate groups where they participate in activities to promote discussion, learning and exploration.
Like many nonprofits throughout New Jersey and across the country, Good Grief is welcoming the return of in-person fundraising events this spring as pandemic restrictions ease and families embrace opportunities to gather safely in groups to renew their connection to organizations helping others.
Every child’s experience of death and loss is different. However, there are some best practices to follow to make conversations with children about death easier.