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Date(s) - June 28, 2021
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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Special Guest Presentation:

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The work of rebuilding our lives after a traumatic event or loss is overwhelming. When we lose someone dear to us, it feels like we have lost a part of ourselves and it can be difficult to even get out of bed in the morning. How do we rebuild what’s left after a traumatic loss? I hope to show ways to re-establish a sense of meaning after trauma, and give honor to the loss you’ve experienced.

ABOUT OUR SPEAKER:

Jeff Vidt is a Certified Spiritual Care Specialist and Registered Psychotherapist, and has spent his entire professional career promoting and providing spiritual care. He has worked in a diverse range of health care contexts, including the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, Unity Health Toronto, and various hospices and long-term care centres. He is passionately dedicated to education and helping others learn the ways spirituality impacts health, and has developed expertise in providing staff support in trauma. He lives in Ottawa with his wife and two sons.

By RSVP’ing to this group you are providing your consent to participate in a Virtual Support Group through Zoom. While protection measures are in place, such as a locked group setting, and password protection this group is over the internet, therefore there are risks associated. Please consider this prior to RSVP’ing to group.

Please contact a RNH social worker if you have any questions about participating in Virtual Support Group.

Unique links will be emailed if you have RSVP’d prior to group. You are consenting and agreeing that you are the explicit user of this link  They are under no circumstances to be shared.

RSVP’s must be received by 8:00 AM on the day of group.

At Roger Neilson House (RNH) we recognize that the grief of losing a child is a lifelong experience. We are offering this monthly group for parents to support one another through their grief experience. This group is facilitated by Social Work, and can be attended by any bereaved parent who has previously participated in RNH programming. When at the group, parents can expect a safe space to share their experience with others who understand, and an opportunity to develop friendships. Some sessions may include a specific topic or guest speaker.

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