Continuing Education Series

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The Center for Grieving Children and Good Grief, Inc.


Joseph Primo, M.Div.

 Chief Executive Officer, Good Grief Inc.

President, National Alliance for Grieving Children.


The Center for Grieving Children
3300 Henry Avenue
Falls Center Auditorium
Philadelphia, PA 19129

Monday, May 18, 2015 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (EDT)


Continuing Education Series: “What Do We Tell the Children? Talking to Kids About Death and Dying.”

Participants can expect to learn:

  • An understanding of the historic context of grief in America
  • An understanding of the needs of grieving children
  • A reframing of adult expectations from a child’s perspective

Joseph Primo, M.Div. is the CEO of Good Grief in New Jersey, a statewide nonprofit. Good Grief’s programs serve hundreds of children and families each year after the death of a mom, dad, brother or sister. Joseph Primo serves as the President of the National Alliance for Grieving Children. He received a Masters of Divinity from Yale University and was formerly a hospice chaplain at both The Connecticut Hospice and The Hospice of Southeastern Connecticut. Joseph Primo is author of What Do We Tell the Children?: Talking to Kids About Death and Dying,Abingdon, 2013, and “The Business of Grief,” which appears in At the End of Life: True Stories About How We Die by CNF Press.

NASW-PA is a co-sponsor of this workshop. 2 CEs will be awarded for completion of this course. NASW has been designated as a pre-approved provider of professional continuing education for Social Workers (section 47.36), Marriage and Family Therapists (Section 48.36) and Professional Counselors (Section 49.36) by the PA State Board of Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists and  Professional Counselors. 

Click the link below to to sign up at our Eventbrite page for the event.

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Questions about the event can be directed to Lauren DeMarco, Director of Community Based Programming

267-437-3123 x1