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Facing Suicide: Prevent & Postvention

Posted on May 1, 2024

If you’re concerned about someone’s mental health (or your own) there is hope. Talking about mental health and suicide is hard, but it’s critically important—it can even be lifesaving. This webinar is produced by WPSU. It is part of Facing Suicide, a TPT project that explores the powerful stories of those impacted by suicide—one of […] Continue »


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School Shootings: Navigating the Impact on Students, Teachers, and Parents

Posted on October 25, 2022

In this free webinar, experts will discuss repercussions of these tragic events, share evidenced-based practices for recognizing and responding to trauma, and offer strategies on how to talk with children about school violence. Act 48 credit available. Continue »

Wednesday, November 16, from 7:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.


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Connecting Underserved Communities with Grief Support Services

Posted on August 31, 2022

While telehealth and virtual services have becoming more common, grief support remains out of reach for many populations throughout the U.S. In this webinar, experts will share insights on how to reach those in underserved settings and how to build trust within marginalized communities. Act 48 credits available. Continue »


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Supporting Neurodiverse Grieving People

Posted on August 16, 2022

In this webinar, experts will offer strategies to help neurodiverse grievers, such as individuals with Autism and Down Syndrome, get the support they need and deserve. A free webinar hosted by WPSU. Act 48 credits available. Continue »

Wednesday, October 26, from 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.


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Social-Emotional Learning (SEL)

The In-Between: Supporting Grieving Young Adults

Posted on August 16, 2022

Grief is an isolating experience for anyone, but it can be particularly challenging for young adults. In this webinar, experts share strategies for how to engage and support the young adult population. Act 48 credits available. Continue »

Wednesday, September 28, from 6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.


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How to Offer Meaningful Grief Support in a Virtual Setting

Posted on April 27, 2022

Just because we’ve gotten used to Zoom meetings and FaceTime coffee dates doesn’t mean we know how to foster meaningful interactions in these virtual environments. Whether you’re running a grief support group or trying to show up for a grieving friend, there are ways to facilitate these experiences from a distance. Experts share ideas for how to create authentic engagement and provide support from a distance as well as how to honor deceased loved ones through virtual memorials. Continue »


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Create Classroom Community Through Song

Posted on March 28, 2022

Create and learn with artists from the touring production of Small Island Big Song. Explore how songs and chants can be integrated into your classroom to support your community of students. Act 48 credits available. Continue »


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Recognizing and Responding to Children’s Grief

Posted on May 10, 2021

We’re living in a time of unprecedented communal grief and children are not immune. In this webinar, experts will discuss some of the ways children’s grief can manifest and provide guidance on how to respond and support grieving children. Act 48 credits available. Continue »


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How to Address Difficult Subjects with Children

Posted on February 11, 2021

In this webinar, Dr. Allison Sterling Henward, Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education at Penn State, will focus on incarceration, homelessness, economic instability, and changing family systems and dynamics. Act 48 credits available. Continue »


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Talking About Self-Care

Posted on January 12, 2021

This three part event is an opportunity to reflect, learn and engage with other educators around a topic you may hear about, but may not feel like you have the time or energy for — ‘self-care.’ Continue »


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Connection: Supporting Kids Mental Health During Difficult Times

Posted on December 8, 2020

Marisa Vicere and Ali Turley from the Jana Marie Foundation help parents and families explore the prevalence of mental health concerns, how to recognize warning signs, and ways to engage in meaningful and supportive conversations.  Act 48 credits available. Continue »