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Children’s virtual bereavement art group starts in March

The UC Davis Child Life and Creative Art Therapy Department will host “Remembering Together: Bereavement Art Group” next month. The sessions will focus on grief and processing loss through self-expression and art for children.

The group dates and time will be based on age:

  • Ages 6-11: Mondays, March 13, 20, and 27 from 4-5:30 p.m.
  • Ages 12-16: Wednesdays, March 15, 22 and 29 from 4-5:30 p.m.

Each workshop will be facilitated by a child life specialist and an art therapist, trained in bereavement and child development.

Girl doing art project through Zoom

The three-session virtual workshop will teach the children tools to express and process difficult emotions related to loss.

To register, please fill out the family questionnaire by Friday, March 3. If you have questions, please email

After registration, participants will receive art materials delivered to the mailing address you submit on the questionnaire.

The group is funded by New York Life and is provided free of charge to the public.