Promoting improved services for troubled youth

since 1982

Tuesday, March 25
6:00-8:00 pm
Roseville, MN


call 651-484-5510

This presentation will cover issues that teachers need to know about grief and loss when they work with children. Information presented will include the broad framework of loss, children and grief, and healthy grieving.

The presenter, Marc Markell, is a professor of special education at St. Cloud State University. He frequently presents workshops on grief and loss for schools, churches, community organizations, and at local, state, national, and international conferences; and he conducts grief support groups and provides individual grief counseling. He is also a certified thanatologist through the Association of Death Educators and Counseling and is certified in death and grief education from the Center for Loss and Life Transition. He lives in St. Cloud, Minnesota.

Graduate Credit & Continuing Education

Graduate credit toward EBD licensure and continuing education clock hours are available.

Custom Workshops

The workshop can be customized based on experience level, particular needs and available workshop time. For more information on developing a custom workshop, please contact us.

Related Resources

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Not available at this time

Skill Areas:

Participants will learn:

  • Grief is experienced when people have a significant loss
  • Children's grief
  • The importance of embracing grief rather than avoiding it


Marc Markell, Ph.D. - professor, Department of Special Education, St. Cloud State University

Target Audience

Scheduled Workshops:

Stage 1: Awareness
1-2 hour
Stage 2: Application
1/2-full day
Stage 3: Independence
1-2 days
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Interest Area
  • Education
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Mental Health
  • Families
Expertise Level
  • General
  • Professional

Age Level

  • Adult

Training Options