Parental Grief and Its Impact

Parental Grief and Its Impact
Type: Webinar
Presenter: Jim Monahan

Webinar Overview

This webinar will provide an understanding of the unique factors associated with grieving the death of one’s child and strategies and techniques to assist before and after the death.

This webinar focuses on grief and loss, bereavement support, and couples and family counselling.

Those who will benefit from attending this webinar include counsellors, clergy, volunteers and others providing support to bereaved parents.

Learning Outcomes

Participants can expect will:

1. Understand the unique stresses experienced by bereaved parents.
2. Be able to explain the stresses on the marriage often brought about by the death of a child.
3. Gain knowledge of the impact on the family associated with the death of a child.
4. Understand intervention strategies intended to help parents and families before and after the death of the child.
5. Be able to explain the types of counselling and support that may assist grieving parents.

Presenter Biography

Jim Monahan has over 25 years of hospice experience, including patient care, bereavement support and executive leadership. Jim has a Master’s degree in Educational Psychology – Counselling and has been a Licensed Professional Counsellor in Texas and a Certified Grief Counsellor. 

Jim has been named “Consultant” by the Chinese Association for Life Care in Beijing and was named “Director of the Year” by the Texas & New Mexico Hospice Organization. He has lectured about grief, patient care, and hospice in England, Australia, New Zealand, China, Portugal and Barbados. He has authored numerous publications, including co-authoring a chapter with J. Worden, Ph.D. on parental grief in the book, “Hospice Care for Children” published by Oxford University Press.

Webinar Details


Wednesday, 11 September 2019


Victoria: 9:30am - 11:00am AEST
New South Wales: 9:30am - 11:00am AEST
Tasmania: 9:30am - 11:00am AET
South Australia: 9:00am - 10:30am ACST
Queensland: 9:30am - 11:00am AEST
Northern Territory: 9:00am - 10:30am ACST
Western Australia: 7:30am - 9:00am AWST

If you're unable to attend at the scheduled time but you would still like to purchase this webinar please register and regardless of attendance at the scheduled time you will be sent a recording of the webinar to view at your leisure. This recording will remain available for three months.


  • Member $50
  • Non Member $75

Cancellation and Refund Policy

The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement reserves the right to cancel education programs that do not achieve minimum participation, in which case all fees will be refunded.

Registration cancellations will not be accepted unless made in writing to the centre. Cancellations made more than thirty (30) days prior to the event date will be refunded less 25% of the registration fee to cover administration costs.

No registration refunds will be made after this date. Please note: The full invoiced amount will still be payable in the event of non-attendance on the day.

Terms & Conditions

ACGB's program and program content is copyrighted. Its use and dissemination is restricted and unauthorised duplication is prohibited. Viewers agree to use the product under the purchase agreement terms, which restrict number of viewers based on registration type. Individual Registration - Provides one person, the registrant, access to the webcast or DVD for personal viewing. Multi-Viewer Registration - Provides one person, the registrant, access to the webcast for streaming from one computer to a group of people or the DVD for viewing at one location. CE Credits for this program may only be obtained through ACGB. CE instructions will be provided to the registered contact for the organisation (or to the registered individual) prior to the live air date and to attendees at the end of the program.

11/09/2019 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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