Workshop on helping grieving children coming to Salem

A workshop entitled “How to Help a Grieving Child” will be held by MargaretAnn’s Place, Wisconsin’s Center of Hope for Grieving Children, on Wednesday, Dec. 8 at 6 p.m. at Community Library in Salem, 24615 89th St., Salem.

The workshop, designed for parents, caregivers, and educators, will cover such topics as how children express grief, the importance of helping children learn coping skills to deal with their emotions, and methods to help children begin the healing process and move toward creating healthy and productive futures.

To reserve your space, please contact Loralei Marr at 262-909-4485 or

MargaretAnn’s Place (MAP) provides support, education and awareness for children and their families who are grieving a death of a significant person in their lives. MargaretAnn’s Place, founded in Kenosha in 1998, is the largest multi-site children’s grief program in Wisconsin. Our Peer Support/Education groups are held throughout southeastern Wisconsin.  MargaretAnn’s Place gives children and teens a safe place to express their profound feelings of grief. It creates a positive impact in their lives by encouraging them to develop lifelong coping skills which will assist them in creating a healthy and productive future.

For more information and to get involved, go to or call 414-732-2663.


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