Training Volunteers in Grief and Trauma Care

HONOLULU — Kids Hurt Too Hawaii is training volunteers to help its efforts to bring solace to grief-stricken children. DATES MAY CHANGE DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES.

The sessions are intended to develop a variety of skills centered around children’s grief and trauma.

Examples include understanding suicide, as well as the ability of crafts to help children cope with their grief.

The training comes at a time when Kids Hurt Too Hawaii is focused on attracting volunteers who are enthusiastic about the organization’s mission.

“We look forward to training volunteers who are willing to devote time and energy to helping grief-stricken and traumatized children, struggling with the loss of a parent, abuse, and/or neglect,” said Cynthia White, executive director of Kids Hurt Too Hawaii.”

The topics below show the training content. For more information about the training, call (808) 545-5683.

Current DatesChildren’s Trauma and Grief
Facilitation Training
January 8, 2022 from 1-6 pmGrief & Trauma Theory & Kids Hurt Too Hawaii Program Model
January 9, 2022 from 1-6 pmAwareness and Self Exploration
January 15, 2022 from 1-6 pmFacilitating Children’s Grief and Trauma Through Play
January 16, 2022 from 1-6 pmFacilitating Groups with Grieving & Traumatized Children
There is a fee of $75 for future facilitators and $250 for professional development only.

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