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Camp Erin Parent & Guardian Gathering
February 23, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
You’re invited to come together with other Camp Erin parents and guardians for an online discussion facilitated by Eluna’s national Camp Erin Director.
Over 30,000 youth have attended Camp Erin, and behind every camper there is an amazing network of adult caregivers. The past year has been hard, especially for grieving parents. We want to support your self-care and make space for you to connect with peers. We’ll spend time honoring the challenges this past year has presented, explore what it’s like to parent while grieving, and offer tips for staying connected as a family. We hope you will join us!
What to expect: To create a relaxed but interactive environment, we’ll use polls and chat to support each other and connect. We encourage you to have your camera on as comfortable to increase our sense of community.
Cost: Event is free to attend.
Bethany Gardner, MA, is Director of Bereavement Programs at Eluna where she oversees the national Camp Erin network. Over 20,000 campers have attended Camp Erin since Bethany joined the team in 2011. She is excited to meet the adults in their lives! Bethany has worked with grieving youth and families in 2008. She has a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology and is a member of the Board of Directors for the National Alliance for Grieving Children.
Amy Thompson, MA, LMHC, is a Grief Counselor and Coordinator of The Safe Crossings Program with Providence Hospice of Seattle. For the last three years, she served in this program as the Clinical Director of Camp Erin of King County, and has provided support to children, teens, and families who are anticipating or have experienced the death of a significant person in their lives. Prior to this role, Amy has over a decade of experience in the counseling field supporting youth in the foster care system and counseling adults.