2017 Grief Care Group Series

This grief support group is intended to address the needs of people who have experienced the death of a loved one. It is a non-denominational grief education program. There is no charge to participate.

MEETING LOCATION:
South Washington County Senior Center
8400 E. Pt. Douglas Road S.
Cottage Grove, MN

MEETING DATES:
1st and 3rd Mondays of month from 6:30-8:00 pm
(Except for summer months – 1st Monday)

January

2nd - New Years Day : No Meeting

16th - Rev. Dr. Jules Erickson : “Grief in the Family System”
(This meeting will be held at Kok Funeral Home, Community Room – 7676 80th St. S.; Cottage Grove as Senior Center is closed.)

 

February

6th - Sara Lassig : “Emotions as you Grieve”

20th - Sue Vento : “Tips for Tough Days”

 

March

6th  - Paul Johnson MSW : “Transformational Nature of Grief”

20th - Sue Heuer : “Grief – How it Impacts Us”

 

April

3rd - Chaplain Gary Mueller : “Misconceptions of Grief - You aren’t Going Crazy”

17th – Beth Bergstedt MSW, LICSW  : “Skills & Techniques to Address Anxiety Symptoms”

 

May

1st - Paul Johnson MSW : “Characteristics of Grief”

15th - Diane Dettmann : “Growing through Grief”

 

June

5th – Sue Heuer : “Loss of Dreams”

 

July

3rd – Dick & Donna Mathiowetz : “Moving On?”

 

August

7th – Summer Event

 

September

4th - Labor Day : No Meeting 

18th - Panel Discussion : “Walking the Path of Loss”

 

October

2nd - Brenda DeMotte PhD, MSW : “Grief Demystified”

16th - Brenda DeMotte PhD, MSW : “Finding Balance”

 

November

6th – Pastor Bryan Olson : “Gratitude in Grief”

20th – Video Presentation : “Help for the Holidays”

 

December

4th – Holiday Event

18th - Christmas : No Meeting