2017 Loss & Healing Workshop

Riverbend United Church presented its 3rd annual Loss & Healing Workshop on Saturday, October 21, 2017 entitled: Journeys from Grief & Loss to Hope & Healing

This one-day workshop featured a keynote address – Healing from Loss: Picking up Hope along the Way – from Wendy Edey from Hope Studies Central.  Breakout sessions included:

  • Adolescent Mental Health: Laurie O’Shaughnessy, Child and Adolescent Services, (CASA)
  • Building Resilience at All Stages of Life: Dr. Stephen Murgatroyd, Ph.D.
  • Suicide – Grief & Guilt: Canadian Mental Health Association
  • Getting Older & Losing It – Now What?  Colleen Derksen, Seniors Association of Greater Edmonton (SAGE)
  • Finding Help – Assistance & Resources for Dealing with Loss and Grief:  Jennifer Sommerfeldt, The Edmonton Healing Centre for Loss & Grief

Keep checking our website for additional information about our next workshop or call Jacqueline at Riverbend United Church at 780.430.7275.