NRNW Navy Gold Star Program Children's Grief Awareness Day

1 Oct 2021

Children’s Grief Awareness Day Nov. 18, 2021

Join NRNW Navy Gold Star Program Coordinators and guest speaker Carolyn Ripper, LMFT, FFSC Child Counselor during these 60-minute conversations about what to expect when your child is grieving.

Child Grief with Infants and Young Children - Tuesday, Nov. 2 • 5 p.m.
This webinar will explore the emotional impact of the death of a loved one on very young children, from birth
to age 4. Special focus on behaviors to watch for, questions and confusion they may have, and the benefit of
child-led play and routines to enhance feelings of safety and well-being.


Child Grief and School-Age Children - Tuesday, Nov. 9 • 5 p.m.
This webinar will explore the emotional impact of the death of a loved one on school-age children, from ages
5 to 10. Special focus on cognitive and behavioral response to grief, and the benefits of routines, 1:1 time and
peer interaction to help emotionally support this age group after a loss.


Child Grief with Tweens and Teens - Tuesday, Nov. 16 • 5 p.m.
This webinar will explore the emotional impact of the death of a loved one on tweens and teens, ages 11-19.
Special focus on adolescent cognitive and behavioral responses to grief, supporting positive mental health
in their grief journey, and helping them to find healthy emotional outlets and support.

To register for these virtual events, click here or contact a Navy Gold Star Program Coordinator. For more information, call 866-854-0638.