The Pathways Center is more than just a resource and source of support for the bereaved, it is also a resource to others who support the bereaved — extended family, friends, clergy, therapists, school personnel and employers. Anyone can contact us for more information about the following options.
The Pathways Center for Grief & Loss offers online grief education 24/7 to meet you at your own time at your own place. The Composing Life Out of Loss videos provide education about the grief journey while virtual meetings provide an opportunity for those who would like to meet with a counselor but are unable to do so due to distance or schedule. To schedule a virtual meeting with our counselor, contact us.
The Pathways newsletter is published every other month and contains information about the natural grief process, as well as upcoming support groups and educational opportunities. View the current issue here.
Pathways Resource Library
Books, magazines, professional journals, videos, DVDs and audiotapes on a wide variety of grief-related topics are available. These materials are helpful to both the bereaved and those seeking to support them. Materials are also available in Spanish. The library is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Workshops and Courses
Educational opportunities have been designed to address a variety of needs.
- Bereavement needs for individuals who are developmentally-delayed
- Care for the caregiver
- Compassion fatigue and burnout
- Coping with the holidays
- Facilitating grief support groups
- Helping children cope with illness and loss
- Living with serious illness
- Grief and loss in the nursing home
- School crisis response
- Supporting the bereaved
- Understanding grieving teens
- When death impacts the school
- Workplace grief
A Teacher’s Guide to the Grieving Student
Small and concise, this booklet is a useful tool for all school personnel. Contents include common reactions to grief according to developmental stages, various types of losses, guidelines and specific suggestions, questions for adults to reflect upon regarding their own grief experiences, a bibliography of books and articles for children and adults and other grief resource options. Click here for an order form.
Bibliographies and Handouts
The Pathways Center for Grief & Loss provides handouts and bibliographies on coping with serious illness, grief and loss. Click here for a listing.
The Pathways Center staff is available to provide resources and direction for those who may be facing unique situations. Please contact us for more information or individual attention to your need.
“Your presentation was extremely helpful and informative. It gave me valuable insights into the grieving process and was beneficial to me both personally and professionally.”
~ Susan S.