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Live Webinar:

Helping Children & Teens Deal with Grief & Loss:  
Strategies for Hope, Healing & Support

Presented by JoAnna Quan, LCSW

Tuesday, March 19, 2024 5pm-6pm
Zoom Link 

JoAnna Quan, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, has extensive experience working with kids and teens with grief and loss and is certified in the Grief Recovery Method. Additionally, she has completed a two-year training program in expressive arts therapy with children and teens at Bo's Place- Grief Center of Texas. She also trained with the American Academy of Bereavement and the Children's Treehouse Foundation.


Objectives will include:

•Define the different types of grief that affect children and adolescents.

•Identify grief behaviors at different developmental stages

•Develop strategies to support children’s grief.

• Differentiate between normal grief  and sudden traumatic loss or ambiguous grief.

• Access resources for families and children’s grief.

JoAnna holds a Master's degree in Social Work and Health Education from the University of Houston. She completed post-graduate fellowships at Yale Nursing School in Distress Screening and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. She hold dual licensures  in the states of Texas and California.

Teen Suicide Prevention Workshop
Presented by Dr. Renata Nero

Saturday, June 4, 2023  10am -12pm
at 16400 Kensington Dr. 
Sugar Land, TX  77479

Dr. Renata Nero, an accomplished licensed psychologist who has facilitated and presented numerous workshops in the area of  teen suicide prevention, will be holding a two hour weekend workshop on this relevant and important topic.  She will be discussing topics such as:  warning signs of suicidal behavior, biological/psychological/social factors that may contribute to the rise in suicidal behavior among youth, how to begin a conversation about suicide with suicidal youth, and treatment options for adolescents.  She will also have a question and answer period.    

Dr. Nero  received her first Master's degree from UCLA, and a second Master's degree and her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from University of Massachusetts at Amherst.  She completed her post doctoral training at Baylor College of Medicine.  In addition, Dr. Nero is on the Board of Directors for the Ashley Jadine Foundation, where she raises awareness about teen suicide and facilitates workshops.  She recently retired from her career as a Professor of Psychology, Director of Graduate Programs in Psychology, and Chair of the Behavioral Sciences department at Houston Baptist University.   

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