Illuminating Grief and Loss: A Workshop for Grieving Families

Illuminating Grief and Loss: A Workshop for Grieving Families


Jan 25 2022


7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Facilitator: Shaina Fawn, LCSW

In our time together we will explore societal and personal attitudes towards death, dying, grief and loss as a means of uncovering participant self-awareness and insight. We will learn about the research that has been done about grief and the various types of grief that exist in order to better understand our own grief process. In doing this exploration, we will provide families with tools they can continue to use in their own families to have difficult, but crucial conversations around this important, and often taboo topic.

Learning Objectives:

  1. To increase self-awareness of personal attitudes toward death, dying, grief and loss
  2. To learn more about grief theory and the various types of grief
  3. To gain better insight into participants own personal grief process
  4. To be better equipped to have difficult conversations around death, dying, grief, and loss in family situations


More information about Shaina Fawn, LCSW:

Shaina Fawn is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and founder of Therapeutic Bridges, a private practice based out of Los Angeles, CA focusing on providing trauma-informed services to those working in the entertainment industry. Shaina earned her Masters of Social Work degree with an emphasis on Interpersonal Trauma from the University of Denver in 2011.

Shaina has over 18+ years of experience in the mental health field and has worked in various roles such as a crisis interventionist, case manager, assessment specialist, medical social worker, therapist, and director. Most notably she worked as a hospice social worker assisting families and patients dealing with chronic and terminal illnesses. She has counseled many patients and families through the end-of-life process and has facilitated many grief and loss groups over the years. She has also worked in Federally Qualified Health Centers and has experience providing leadership, training, and consultation regarding Trauma-Informed Care and Integrated Behavioral Health.

You can learn more at or by following Shaina on Instagram @therapeuticbridges


**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 Kristyn Hovanec, Marketing Manager, at or 631.249.6100 x115.

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.