All monthly meetings take place at:
Village Presbyterian Church Meeting time: 8:30 - 10:00 am
6641 Mission Road Members can earn 1.5 CEU credit per month
Prairie Village, Kansas 66208
If you are new to our group and would like to attend one of our monthly meetings, please feel free to join us- no RSVP is needed. Our monthly meetings are open to new members to attend the first for free. Afterwards, if you are interested in continuing to attend our monthly meetings, we invite you to become a member of our group. Please visit the Join Us page on our website to learn more about how to become a member of GSN. We look forward to seeing you at our next meeting!
|Jan. 4, 2013|| Panel: Trauma, Grief, & Loss in the Urban Core
Alvin Brooks, Wanda Jenkins, Don Lang, PhD, & Nae-Na Oliver
AdHoc Group Against Crime
|Feb. 1, 2013|| CS Lewis: How Many Griefs can one Man Juggle?
|Harold Ivan Smith, PhD, FT in ADEC & Friendgrief Director|
|March 1, 2013|| Panel: Facilitating Bereavement Groups: The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly!
|(Network Breakfast)||Sandy Franzwa, Barb Starr, Mark Fenton, & Sara Schlueter-Weidner|
|April 5, 2013|| The Silent Sorrow: Hurting after Abortion
|Pat Klausner- Project Rachael/Project Joseph|
|May 3, 2013|| Transforming Grief into Advocacy & Legacy
Dave Welsh- Whisper Walk,
Julie Somora- Bringing Up the Rear,
Tom Coones- Jared Coons Memorial Pumpkin 5K Run/Walk,
Gail Nichols- Executive Director of Gilda's Club
|June 7, 2013|| Trauma Informed Care
|(Network Breakfast)||Tara Gunther, PsyD- Truman Medical Center|
|July 12, 2013|| Evolution of Sympathy Cards: Sympathy to Empathy
|(2nd Friday)||Leslie Baugher- Editorial Director- Hallmark Cards|
|Aug. 2013|| An exciting annual conference in the planning stages!
|Conference will run from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm|
|Sept. 6, 2013|| Speed Grieving- Video & Discussion
|(Network Breakfast)||Facilitated by Vickie Mears- Crossroads Hospice|
|Oct. 4, 2013||
Legacy & Estate Planning for Parents with Adult Children with
|Scott Adams, CFP- Special Needs Planning Center|
|Nov. 1, 2013|| Military Funerals: The Honors & the Challenges
|John Frownfelter- Newcombers|
|Dec. 6, 2013|| Resiliency: Finding Strength in Difficult Times
|(Network Breakfast)||John Wade, PhD- Emporia State University, Psychology Department|
***Network breakfast meetings are held quarterly so come have refreshments before the meeting starts!