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Living with Loss (In-person)

Living with Loss is a peer grief support group for adults 18+. This is a space to connect with others are grieving a death of any kind.  You do not have to attend every group session. You are welcome to join at any point in your grief and attend for as long as you need […]

Event Series Living with Loss (Virtual)

Living with Loss (Virtual)

Living with Loss is a peer grief support group for adults 18+. This is a space to connect with others are grieving a death of any kind. You do not have to attend every group session. You are welcome to join at any point in your grief journey and attend for as long as you […]

Event Series Living with Loss (Virtual)

Living with Loss (Virtual)

Living with Loss is a peer grief support group for adults 18+. This is a space to connect with others are grieving a death of any kind. You do not have to attend every group session. You are welcome to join at any point in your grief journey and attend for as long as you […]

Facilitator Training: Day One (Virtual)

ALL FACILITATORS: Introduction to staff, the organization, and the other trainees Learn what peer support is Review of guidelines and purpose of group Creating safety and trust as a facilitator The importance of setting boundaries How to support yourself/how we support you Equity work at BFO Learn more about facilitator training or apply today.

Facilitator Training: Day Two (In-person)

ALL FACILITATORS: Your role as a facilitator (and co-facilitator) How to prepare for group Setting up the physical space How to be an active and empathetic listener Working with emotions Essential facilitator skills and interventions Trauma-informed care Dealing with challenging behaviours and common difficulties in group Review of the suicide risk protocol Learn how to […]

Facilitator Training: Day Three (In-person)

Half day, required for child/infant loss facilitators, optional for others: The stages of group development Group process Story sharing (everyone shares their story) Closing a group Learn more about facilitator training or apply today.

Living with Loss (In-person)

Living with Loss is a peer grief support group for adults 18+. This is a space to connect with others are grieving a death of any kind.  You do not have to attend every group session. You are welcome to join at any point in your grief and attend for as long as you need […]

Event Series Living with Loss (Virtual)

Living with Loss (Virtual)

Living with Loss is a peer grief support group for adults 18+. This is a space to connect with others are grieving a death of any kind. You do not have to attend every group session. You are welcome to join at any point in your grief journey and attend for as long as you […]

EDUCATION SESSION: Grieving the death of a sibling

Siblings are often called the forgotten grievers whose loss and pain may not be acknowledged as support networks focus on parents after a death. However, there is no other relationship quite like the one you have with your sibling. There may be few people who know you as well, or have been there for life’s […]

Event Series Living with Loss (Virtual)

Living with Loss (Virtual)

Living with Loss is a peer grief support group for adults 18+. This is a space to connect with others are grieving a death of any kind. You do not have to attend every group session. You are welcome to join at any point in your grief journey and attend for as long as you […]