Grief in the Workplace

Grief in the Workplace


Apr 23 2024


7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Facilitator: Rashida Sanchez, MA, LMSW, FT

Description: Individuals experiencing grief and mourning are often faced with the challenge of navigating their grief journey while at work. This workshop will explore the various manifestations of grief in the workplace and provide strategies for coping within one’s professional environment. Additionally, we will provide insightful tips for both employers and employees on creating a supportive, grief-informed workspace.

When: April 23, 7 – 8 PM ET

Where: Online via Zoom

Cost: FREE! Reserve your spot on Pinelawn’s Eventbrite page

Attendee Materials Needed: No Materials Needed

About our Presenter: Rashida Sanchez, MA, LMSW, FT is the Outreach & Engagement Manager and a group facilitator at COPE. She is a licensed Social Worker and certified Fellow of Thanatology through the Association of Death Education and Counseling. Rashida is passionate about viewing grief from a social justice perspective. Her research incorporates the experiences of children and adolescents, immigrant populations, and faith communities. She recognizes the importance of creating a supportive environment that allows grievers to feel validated and accepted.


**Upon registration, you will be sent a confirmation email. To access the online workshop, it is important to use the Eventbrite reminder emails (one will be sent the day of the event) and log into your Eventbrite account to access the online workshop. Although we use the Zoom platform, Eventbrite emails will grant you access to the Zoom meeting. You will not be sent a Zoom link.**

For questions, contact Christin Alexander, Community Outreach Coordinator, at or 631.249.6100 x120.

Disclaimer: The information shared in this program is not intended to act as a substitute for any legal and mental health advice concerning individual situations; neither Pinelawn Memorial Park or COPE, its Board of Directors, staff and personnel shall be responsible for any outcomes arising from any information or exercises provided in this program.


COPE is a nonprofit grief and healing organization dedicated to helping parents and families living with the loss of a child. COPE offers community support – if you need support, please reach out: 516-832-2673 For more information, visit

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