When a Family Hurts

The Grief Centre

Who should attend this webinar?

Anyone who works in a professional care role or supports people through all forms of grief and loss e.g. Social Workers, Teachers, Counsellors, Doctors, EMT, Corrections, Mental Health, Hospice, Volunteers etc.



The COVID-19 global pandemic continues to have incalculable financial and economic impacts as well as significant ongoing challenges to individuals’ and families’ mental health and well-being. This interactive webinar provides evidence-based global insights into what we need to be aware of and how to best support the individuals and families we interact with, while also looking after our own mental health and well-being.


Key Learning Points

  • Emerging evidence – Impacts of a Pandemic
  • Children, young people, and families – What to be aware of
  • Support skills, tools, and strategies
  • Empowering families – Building up resilience in the face of loss
  • Considering the future – Evolving needs and alternative outcomes
  • Recognising red flags
  • Thinking about ourselves – Self-care first


When: Tuesday 19th October 2021 1:00pm – 3:00pm NZDT

Where: Zoom Webinar

Cost: $79 + GST or discounts available for groups of 5 or more

Register Online


Q Presenter: Dr Fiona Pienaar

Dr Fiona Pienaar has had a career in education, research and mental health; both clinical and operational. With a life journey spanning South Africa, NZ and the UK, she has recently been involved as Chief Clinical Officer in setting up a digital service in the UK called Shout Crisis Text Line.

Q Webinar Structure

All our webinars are 120mins (2hrs) in length and delivered through Zoom platform. They are presented live and recorded. Recordings can be accessed by registrants for a limited time after the initial session, this gives more flexibility for access and revision.

Q CPD/OPD Certification and Points/Credits

We provide a Certificate of Participation for all our training courses. The requirement for receiving a certificate to confirm professional development is as follows:

- You must view a minimum of 80% of a live presented webinar.
- If you were unable to attend the live session you will be required to register for access to the webinar recording.
- If you watched the live session but had to leave early or fall under the 80% requirement, you will need to register for access to the webinar recording.