Webinar-Grief and Self-Care during the Covid19 Pandemic

National Education Association

Education Support Professionals Quality (ESPQ) Department

Center for Great Public Schools Webinar

Grief and Self-Care during the COVID 19 Pandemic

National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement

Thursday, October 8, 2020

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST

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Stress experienced during the COVID 19 pandemic has changed our way of life and forced many to face new challenges. This webinar will provide an overview of the impact that profound personal losses suffered during the COVID 19 pandemic has had on many and suggest strategies that can be utilized to facilitate mourning as well as promote self-care, wellness and resiliency.

Topics Covered

  • Understanding Personal Grief & Loss
  • COVID 19 & Loss Experiences
  • Coping with Grief and Loss
  • Grief Complications  
  • Self-Care, Wellness & Resiliency Strategies                                                                                                               

All registrants will be asked to take a short, confidential survey before the webinar.  This survey will help us understand and respond to participants’ experiences with loss during these challenging times.  The link to the survey will be sent by separate email at the end of September.

Thomas Demaria, Ph.D., Psychologist, National Center for School Crisis & Bereavement, Coalition to Support Grieving Students


NEA affiliate leaders, staff, members and partners. All interested parties are welcome. You are encouraged to forward this invite to your partners, leaders and other team members.


Kimberly Bertocci, NEA Sr. Program/Policy Analyst

Jessica Brinkley, NEA Sr. Program/Policy Analyst