Parmenter Hospices HEART play Workshops offer a creative arts experience to children and teens who are grieving the death of a family member or friend. In HEART play, participants can express feelings of grief in a nurturing environment and continue healing in their own unique ways. With the guidance and support of an Expressive Arts Therapist Licensed Mental Health Counselor specializing in bereavement, children and teens will use visual expression, music, movement, writing and story-telling to help give meaning to their experiences. The opportunity to share with their peers in creative and sensitive ways will enable children and teens to build a deeper understanding about death and life.
For children and teens grieving the death of a relative or a friend.
SATURDAY, JUNE 9, 2012
- Preschool-Kindergarten: 9:00-9:45 AM.
- Grades 1-6: 10 AM-12 noon.
- Teen Group: 1:00-3:00 PM.
Group size is limited. Early pre-registration is encouraged. Acceptance into the group or wait-list status will be confirmed by phone the Monday, June 4, 2012. The HEART play Workshops are held at Parmenter Offices, located at 266 Cochituate Road (Route 27) in Wayland, MA. These programs are offered FREE OF CHARGE by the generosity of financial support from grants and donations. For information and to register, please call Jennifer Wiles, MA, LMHC, BC-DMT, HEART playSM Director at (508)358-3000, ext. 244 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Helping young hearts heal