Workshops

Professional Development/Speaking Engagements

Anticipatory Grief

  • International Pemphigus and Pemphigoid Foundation. (IPPF) October, 2022
  • Huntington Society, Virtual workshop, Feb 26, 2022
  • National Alliance of Children’s Grief, June 30, 2022

What is Group Work Anyway

  • MADD, May 26, 2022

Gender Differences in Grieving 

  • Canadian Alliance of Grief for Children & Youth, Annual Conference, virtual, Nov 16th
  • Victims of Crime, virtual workshop, Sept 2022
  • Myra’s Kids Foundation, OPQ Approved Workshop March, 2022

Ambiguous Loss

  • McGill Cares, Dec 15, 2021

Why Bereavement Camps Work 

  • Canadian Alliance of Grief for Children & Youth =, Nov 18, 2021

Navigating Grief During the Holidays

  • Colorectal Cancer Canada, Dec 13,2021
  • ROGC Women’s Discipleship, Nov 15, 2021

Helping Children Heal Through Bereavement Camp 

  • Canadian Alliance for Grief Children & Youth , Nov 18, 2021

Understanding Childhood Bereavement – What Professionals need to know

  • English Montreal School Board, May 5, 2022
  • Myra’s Kids Foundation, Virtual webinar, March 2021

Navigating the Holidays After Someone You Loved Dies

  • Canadian Armed Forces,  Montreal, QC December 2020

Unwelcome Change – Comforting the Mourner

  • Keynote Speaker, MADD, Toronto, ON,  September 2022
  • Canadian Armed Forces,  Halifax, NS, October  2019
  • Canadian Armed Forces, Ottawa, ON, June 2019
  • Canadian Armed Forces, Fredricton, NB, Nov 2018

When Bad Things Happen to Good Students

  • LBPSB, Montreal, Quebec, April 2019
  • LBPSB, Montreal, Quebec, May 2018
  • QPAT, Montreal, Quebec, Nov 2016
  • The Study Montreal, Quebec February 2012
  • Agence Ometz Montreal, Quebec Dec 2009
  • Tri-State Camping Conference Atlantic City, New Jersey March 2009
  • Sacred Heart, Montreal, Quebec, 2003
  • Queen of Angels Academy Montreal, Quebec, 2002

Caregiver Support

  • Keynote Speaker, Cummings Centre, QC, October 2018

When Life Gives you Lemons

  • Hope & Cope, Virtual webinar, Dec 2020
  • Cummings Centre, Montreal, QC, May 2017

T

he Empty Chair at the Seder

  • Shaar HaShamayim Synagogue, Westmount, QC, April 2017

A is for Anxiety

  • Miss Edgar’s & Miss Cramps, virtual webinar, Montreal, QC March 2021

The Pressure to be Perfect

  • Tri-State Camping Conference, Atlantic City, March 2017
  • QPAT, Montreal, QC, November 2016
  • Tri-State Camping Conference, Atlantic City, NJ March 2015
  • Sacred Heart, Montreal, QC, January 2014
  • St. Thomas High School, Pierrefonds, QC January 2013
  • Miss Edgar’s and Miss Cramps High School, Westmount, QC November 2012

What Lies Beneath – Understanding the Needs of Children

  • Tri-State Camping Conference, Atlantic City, NJ March 2019
  • National Bereavement Camping Conference, Chicago, October 2017
  • APPA Conference, St. Saveur, QC, April 2017
  • American Association of Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas, February, 2013
  • Miss Edgar’s and Miss Cramps High School, Westmount, QC, January 2013
  • Innovative Counseling Strategies Houston, Texas June 2012
  • Tri-State Camping Conference Atlantic City, New Jersey March 2009

Dealing With Different Personalities

  • Quebec Association of Teachers, Montreal, Quebec, October 2022
  • Tri- State Camping Conference, Virtual webinar,  March 2021
  • APPA Conference, St. Saveur, QC, March 2017
  • Summit School, Montreal, QC February 2016
  • QPAT, Montreal, QC Nov 2016
  • Cumming Centre, Montreal, QC May 2015
  • Tri- State Camping Conference, Atlantic city, NJ March 2015
  • Federation CJA, Montreal, QC March 2014

The Secret to De-Stress & Now Hear This

  • APPA Conference, St. Saveur, QC, March 2017
  • Trafalgar School, Montreal, QC, February 2014
  • Cappino Physio and Wellness Center, Dorval, QC September 2012
  • International Convention for Cremation and Funeral Association (ICCFA) Las Vegas, Nevada March 2012
  • Jewish Funeral Directors (JFDA) Hartford, Connecticut May 2010

Comforting the Mourner

  • Engaging in Aging Conference, Cummings Centre , Quebec, Sept, 2016
  • Kirkland Library, Kirkland, Quebec, May 2016
  • Jewish Family & Child Services, Toronto, Ontario, April 2016
  • Bereaved Parent Network, Toronto, Ontario, April 2016
  • Jewish Family Services, Aventura, Florida, March 2016
  • Cote St. Luc Men’s Club, Montreal, Quebec, Sept 2015
  • Cummings Centre Montreal, Quebec, April 2015
  • McGill School of Social Work, Montreal, Quebec, March 2015
  • McGill Faculty of Educational Psychology, Montreal, Quebec, Feb 2015
  • Concordia University November 2014
  • Canadian Association of Professional Speakers (CAPS),  June 2014

Stand up, Don’t Just Stand By

  • APPA Conference, St. Saveur, QC, April 2017
  • Tri-State Camping Conference, Atlantic City NJ March 2015 & March 2018, & March 2020
  • Vanier College, Ville St. Laurent, QC April 2013, November 2013, April 2015

Life Without Mom

  • Motherless-Daughters Montreal Chapter, Montreal, Quebec, May 2016

Who Are Our Youth?

  • ECS, Montreal, QC, March 2021
  • Tri-State Camping Conference, Atlantic City, NJ March 2015, March 2018 & March 2020
  • West Island Resource Center, Montreal, QC May 2014
  • St. Thomas High School, Montreal, QC April 2014

Keeping Your Glass Half-Full

  • Dollard Seniors, Montreal, QC, Dec 2020
  • Cote St Luc Men’s Club, Montreal, Quebec, Jan 2018
  • Jewish Women’s Group, Montreal, Quebec, October 2015
  • The Waldorf Seniors Residence, Montreal QC, May 2015 & Jan 2016
  • Cappino Physio and Wellness, Dorval, QC, Dec 2014
  • Trafalgar School, Montreal, QC, April 2014
  • Montreal Center For Anxiety and Depression, Montreal, Quebec April 2012

Working 24/7

  • Federation CJA, Montreal, March 2014

The Art Of Giving Feedback

  • Tri-State Camping Conference, Atlantic City, NJ March 2014


Home Is Where the Heart is

  • Tri-State Camping Conference, Atlantic City NJ March 2014

Creating A Positive Reality

  • National Alliance of Grieving Children, Virtual webinar June 2020
  • MiB Networking Lunch, Montreal, QC October, 2013
  • Trafalgar School, Montreal, QC, May 2014
  • Dawson College, Montreal, QC February 2014

Lying, Stealing, Cheating – Not My Kid

  • Family Resource Center, Montreal QC February 2014

Time Management/Secret to De-Stress

  • Aldo, Montreal, QC April 2013

Being a Good Enough Parent

  • Cappino Physio and Wellness Center, Dorval, QC April 2013

Extreme Interviewing

  • Tri-State Camping Conference, Atlantic City, NJ March 2013 & March 2020

Newbies – Effectively Integrating First-time Campers

  • Tri-State Camping Conference, Atlantic City, NJ March 2013

Now Hear This – The Art of Active Listening

  • Mib Connections, Montreal, QC September 2014
  • CEDEC, Laval, QC February 2013

Solutions to Your Resolutions

  • Cappino Physio and Wellness Center, Dorval, QC January, 2013

Emotional Eating

  • Cappino Physio and Wellness Center, Dorval, QC October 2014

The Ultimate Interview

  • Tri-State Camping Conference, Atlantic City, New Jersey March 2012 & March 2020

Understanding Girl World

  • Tri-State Camping Conference, Atlantic City New Jersey, March 2019
  • Miss Edgar’s and Miss Cramps High School, Westmount, QC February 2013
  • Quebec Association of Teachers, Montreal, Quebec November 2012
  • Girl Guides Convention Montreal, Quebec Jan 2012
  • West Island Resource Center Montreal, Quebec Nov 2011
  • St. Thomas High School Montreal, Quebec April 2012
  • Sacred Heart School Montreal, Quebec 2008
  • Trafalgar Montreal, Quebec 2007
  • Miss Edgar’s and Miss Cramps Montreal, Quebec 2007
  • Villa Maria High School Montreal, Quebec 2007

Internet Friend or Foe

  • Hebrew Foundation School Montreal, Quebec Nov 2011
  • West Island Youth Conference Montreal, Quebec 2007
  • Kuper Academy Montreal, Quebec, 2007
  • St. George’s High School Montreal, Quebec, 2006

I’m Directing as Fast as I can and What Families Need

  • Jewish Funeral Directors Association, Montreal, 2009

Just for the Health of it

  • Trafalgar Montreal, Quebec, 2008
  • Miss Edgar’s and Miss Cramps Montreal, Quebec 2008
  • The Study Montreal, Quebec 2008


Raising Resilient Children/Campers

  • Tri-State Camping Conference Atlantic City, New Jersey March 2012
  • Villa Maria High School Montreal, Quebec 2007

Home is Where the Heart Is

  • Tri-State Camping Conference Atlantic City, New Jersey March 2009
  • High Point Day Camp (staff training) Laurentians, Quebec June 2011

Yes, There is Life After Separation – Dealing with Divorce and Separation

  • Loss and Found Inc. Montreal, November 2011

The Art of Letting Go – Surviving the Holidays after a Break Up

  • Loss and Found Inc, Montreal, QC, February 2012