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Collaborative approach to working with children affected by grief
Join our panel of interdisciplinary experts to discuss the mental health indicators for a child experiencing grief and how to help children feel safe.
  • Watch this facilitated panel discussion of Ben's story to be better equipped to:

  • identify the mental health indicators in the context of grief and loss and the range of reactions to grief that a child may experience
  • discuss tips and strategies that can help a child feel safe and secure after experiencing a loss
  • discuss the importance of collaboration and appropriate referrals when supporting a child, their family, and/or carer who are experiencing grief including supports in the school setting.

Panel List

Review the panel of interdisciplinary experts' bios.:

  • Dr Andrew Leech (General Practitioner, Western Australia)
  • Ms Kristy Felsea (Psychologist, Western Australia)
  • Ms Julianne Whyte AM (Social Worker, New South Wales)


  • Ms Nicola Palfrey  (Psychologist, South Australia)


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