- On May 15, 2018 /
- By admin /
- In Special Events
Go to grief-family-community.eventbrite.ca to reserve your spot and receive a free gift bag or call Cochrane Victim Services at 403-851-8055
This event is free to the public and pre-registration is not required.
Grief In Our Family: Grief In Our Community
We all face grief in our lives and it looks different for all of us. There are so many factors that impact how we respond to a death, an illness, a loss in our world. During our conversation, we will explore the puzzle pieces of grief. We will also consider how we support each other as families, as community members, and how we build a compassionate community together.
Nadine Gariépy-Fisk, MA PGDipPT CPT CCC
Nadine worked in pediatric oncology in Montreal before entering the world of palliative care and bereavement counselling at two Marie Curie Cancer Care hospices in South East England in 2001. She later was appointed as National Family Bereavement Services Coordinator overseeing the grief support offered in 10 hospices before joining Hospice Calgary as a counsellor in 2008.
Since 2012, Nadine is the Director of Child & Family Grief Services at Hospice Calgary where she leads a team of professionals who offer counselling and support to children, adolescents and families who are grieving after a sudden death or a death related to illness. She offers training and education to family medicine residents, police officers, teachers, counsellors and many others. Nadine is an active contributor to the development of grief services, guidelines, and tools at the local, provincial and national level.
Nadine has a BA Psychology from McGill University, a MA Child Study from Concordia University, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Play Therapy from Roehampton University, London, UK.