Grieving Children Need Support to Stay Resilient and Avoid Destructive Behavior

The Center for Grieving Children, Teens and Families in Philadelphia expanded its service, outreach and training programs in 2001–2002.

Key Results

  • The center added four free support groups: for preschoolers ages 3.5 to 5; children ages 8 to 10; teenagers ages 13 to 18; and young adults ages 18 to 24.
  • It expanded its community education and outreach programs for professionals and hosted a day-long conference for professionals who work with grieving people.
  • It finalized development of its website and created a newsletter, Center Notes.