Tips and Tricks for Planning and Implementing a Family Camp

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December 12, 2017 | 2:00 p.m. Eastern | 11:00 a.m. Pacific (1.5 hours)
Free for NAGC Members
$45, Guests  (or become a member HERE to receive member discounts on NAGC Online Learning.)
$60, Guests with Continuing Education Credit

Presentation Description

Family camps are a powerful way to enhance the grief journey with healing, joy, and fun. When creating a family camp or modifying your kids camp there are certain things to keep in mind when planning your schedule, family prep, and volunteer training. This training will provide tips and tricks from hands on experience for navigating separation anxiety, setting boundaries and expectations with adult campers, and planning a balance of age appropriate and family activities.

About the Presenters

Coral Popowitz, MSW, LGSW, CT is the Executive Director for Children’s Grief Connection and has a private practice in her small rural community. She developed and has facilitated a 6 week grief education series titled The Impact of Grief at Mercy Hospital in Moose Lake, MN for fifteen years. She is an adjunct professor at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College where she teaches Death, Dying and Bereavement and an InSight certified funeral celebrant. The author of Grief Recovery for Teens (2017) and But I Gotta Say Something: What not to say to bereaved people (2015), Coral has been married over forty years, helped raise seven adult children, ten grandchildren, and thirty-six foster children.

Courtney Reynolds is the Special Programs Manager at Bo’s Place, a bereavement center in Houston, TX. Courtney is the group coordinator for the Wednesday night family support groups, and plans, develops and runs programming for families outside of group that enhances their healing journey (camps, retreats and summer programming). Courtney earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Religious Studies from Austin College, and a Masters of Social Work from The University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. Courtney is a licensed clinical social worker, and prior to starting work at Bo’s Place in 2015 Courtney was the Outpatient Coordinator for Lone Star Behavioral Health.


  1. Identify ways to engage family members and family units in a camp setting.
  2. Enhance understanding of potential benefits to a family camp.
  3. Explore adults as campers & how to navigate common difficulties.

Continuing Education

CE Learning Systems, LLC:APA - The National Alliance for Grieving Children's continuing education co-sponsor, CE Learning Systems, LLC, is approved by American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

ASWB - CE Learning Systems, (Provider #1020), is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of State Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education ACE program.  ASWB Approval Period: 02/23/2013 - 02/23/2016.  Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.  Social workers participating in this course will receive 1.5 clinical continuing education clock hours.NBCC  - Co-sponsorship approval is pending

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MFT's: If you are a  MFT, a continuing education certificate for the event you attended be obtained using the website, CE-Go. 

Approximately 3 days after the conclusion of the event, you will receive an email link to CE-Go (This link will be sent to the email account you used to register for the event).

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  • Complete an evaluation forms for the event you attended
  • Download your continuing education certificate in a PDF format

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