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Grief & Healing

Bakken-Young Grief Support during Covid 19 Virus

Bakken-Young Grief Support during Covid 19 Virus

by Chaplain Julia Rajtar, MAPS, BCC   Following the guidance of the CDC and the Wisconsin Department of Health, we are eliminating in- person groups, whether it is the Coffees every other Friday or the Grief Group which begins March 23. None of these groups will be held in person. They will, however, be offered

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Parents; Teaching Children about Mourning and Grief?

Parents; Teaching Children about Mourning and Grief?

by Chaplain Julia Rajtar, MAPS, BCC Parents; Teaching Children about Mourning and Grief? by Chaplain Julia Rajtar, MAPS, BCC  Someone once said to me, “parents are the children’s first teachers.”  What children learn, what children know, comes from the example of their parent(s), first.  This is true about grief as well. As a child, I

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Suicide Loss Grief Support Group

Suicide Loss Grief Support Group

by Julia Rajtar, M.A.P.S., BCC   A loved one who struggles with depression once said, “I know you are doing everything to can to help me and keep me from ending my life, but, sometimes no matter how hard you try, you can’t stop me.  If I feel that’s what I need, I will end

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