Your Roadmap to CBEM Data

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September 29, 2020 | 2:00 p.m. Eastern | 11:00 a.m. Pacific (1.5 hours)
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Presentation Description

Understanding the magnitude of childhood bereavement is a necessary and essential first step in elevating the issue to a level of critical public health importance nationwide. The Childhood Bereavement Estimation Model (CBEM) derives national and regional prevalence rates. This presentation will introduce the CBEM Roadmap, a guide designed to help you navigate using national, state, and local data to advocate for increased childhood bereavement awareness, education, and resources. Presenters will provide a general overview of 2020 CBEM results at the national and state levels, explore how publicly available data can contextualize results, and review several resources developed by Judi’s House and JAG Institute to create action steps.

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At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Articulate the prevalence of childhood bereavement at the national and state level using 2020 CBEM results
  2. Identify demographic statistics that can help contextualize variations in childhood bereavement nationally and locally
  3. Establish practical strategies for understanding childhood bereavement in your community

About the Presenters

Michaeleen (Micki) Burns, PhD, is the Chief Clinical Officer at Judi’s House and JAG Institute (JH/JAG). She is a Licensed Psychologist with 17 years’ experience providing assessment and therapeutic support to families facing adversity. In her work, she has witnessed the lasting, negative impact of unaddressed grief. She is dedicated to ensuring that appropriate services are available for all and to raising childhood bereavement to a level of critical public health importance. She oversees JH/JAG’s core initiatives—Direct Service, Evaluation and Research, and Training and Education—that work towards the JH/JAG vision that no child should be alone in grief.

Laura Landry, PhD is the Director of Evaluation and Research at Judi’s House/JAG Institute. She has 12 years’ experience evaluating community‐based programs and large‐scale prevention initiatives as well as building the capacity of organizations to utilize data to drive decisions. In her role, Laura oversees the Evaluation and Research Initiative, a core component of the Comprehensive Grief Care Model® followed at Judi’s House/JAG Institute. This Initiative focuses on evaluation of our services, research on the impact and course of childhood bereavement, and dissemination of data on the prevalence of childhood bereavement to inform advocates and practitioners working in the field.

No continuing education credit is available for this webinar