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After Your Loss Classes

You don’t need to grieve alone. Check our calendar for listings of support groups, celebrations of life, and other bereavement resources in your local area.

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October 29, 2020
  • Drop in Grief Support Workshop- See below for topics and how to attend

    October 29, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    VIrtual Group Online or by Phone

    All Classes Free

    Open to Kaiser Members and the Community Large

    Classes offered via WebEx-: Instructions for how to join on backside

    THURSDAYS AT 12:00-1:00

    September 10, 2020—Grief 101

    A review of normal grief and grief theories.

    Presenter: Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    September 17, 2020- Guilt and Forgiveness

    How to understand guilt and regret as part of the normal grieving process, as well as tips to self- forgiveness.

    Presenter Jessica Lawrence, LCSW Kaiser Martinez Hospice

    September 24, 2020- Simple Self Care Practices

    A hands-on workshop where you’ll learn about and experience simple practices to care for your mind, body and soul during challenging times.

    Presenter: Chaplain DeAnna Christmas, Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    October 1, 2020- Keeping the Connection

    The importance of nurturing the bonds with our loved ones after they’re gone, and ideas how to do so.

    Presenter- Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW and Elizabeth Paul, LCSW

    October 8, 2020- How to Manage Anxious Thoughts

    Tools to help us when our mind wanders, brings up hard memories or criticizes us for how we are grieving.

    Presenter: Jessica Lawrence, LCSW, CT Kaiser Martinez Hospice

    October 15, 2020- Journaling and other Healing Arts in the grief process.

    A workshop for processing and healing grief.

    Presenter: Laura Calabrese, LCSW Kaiser Sacramento

    October 22, 2020- Grief in the Second Year and Beyond: What is " Finding Meaning?"

    How grief changes over time, how we always grieve and what "resolution" really means. Presenter: Jessica Lawrence, LCSW, CT Kaiser Martinez Hospice

    October 29, 2020-Say Their Names- A Celebration in the spirit of Dia de los Muertos

    A week dedicated to sharing stories and pictures of our loved ones and honoring them, as

    well as ideas for creating a memory space or "alter" in your house.

    Presenters: Diana Becerra, MSW and Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW. Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    November 5, 2020- What Makes Grief Harder?

    Effects of sudden death, life stressors and outside influences on our grieving process, and tips for coping.

    Presenters: Elizabeth Paul, LCSW, Oakland Hospice and Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW Kaiser Hospice

    November 12, 2020 Grief at the Holidays Part 1: Family Matters

    An overview of "Anniversary Reactions" and how to cope with holidays.

    This session will focus on managing family dynamics and differing needs during grief. Presenters: Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW, Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    November – 19, 2020- Mindfulness and Other Coping Techniques for Grief

    A participatory workshop of Mindfulness techniques to help us cope with intense feelings. Presenters: Jessica Lawrence, LCSW, Kaiser Martinez and Guest Presenter TBA

    November 26- Off for Thanksgiving

    December 3, 2020- Self Care, Making a Plan, and Putting Ourselves on the "To Do List"

    A discussion of barriers to self-care, and use of SMART Goals for making a self-care plan. Presenter, Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    December 10, 2020- Grief at the Holidays Part 2- Making a Plan

    An overview of "Anniversary Reactions" and how to cope with holidays.

    This session will have a focus on sharing ideas for getting through a hard day. Presenter: Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    December 17, 2020—DROP IN Check In

    There is no formal agenda. Grief counselors will be available for support and check in as we

    approach Christmas, New Years and other winter holidays. The time will start with a reading and then open ended discussion.

    TO JOIN:

    1. Via WebEx APP or Website, Download the app onto your phone, tablet or computer or

    using the website, choose

    "join meeting"

    Enter the meeting number Access code: 288 549 154

    Enter the password: thrive123

    2. To participate via call (audio) only:

    Dial:1-408-418-9388

    When prompted, enter Access code: 288 549 154

    When asked for your participant ID, press #

    3. For to be added to the weekly reminder email,

    contact: jessica.m.lawrence@kp.org or

    stephanie.g.eckhaus@kp.org

    See more details

November 5, 2020
  • Drop in Grief Support Workshop- See below for topics and how to attend

    November 5, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    VIrtual Group Online or by Phone

    All Classes Free

    Open to Kaiser Members and the Community Large

    Classes offered via WebEx-: Instructions for how to join on backside

    THURSDAYS AT 12:00-1:00

    September 10, 2020—Grief 101

    A review of normal grief and grief theories.

    Presenter: Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    September 17, 2020- Guilt and Forgiveness

    How to understand guilt and regret as part of the normal grieving process, as well as tips to self- forgiveness.

    Presenter Jessica Lawrence, LCSW Kaiser Martinez Hospice

    September 24, 2020- Simple Self Care Practices

    A hands-on workshop where you’ll learn about and experience simple practices to care for your mind, body and soul during challenging times.

    Presenter: Chaplain DeAnna Christmas, Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    October 1, 2020- Keeping the Connection

    The importance of nurturing the bonds with our loved ones after they’re gone, and ideas how to do so.

    Presenter- Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW and Elizabeth Paul, LCSW

    October 8, 2020- How to Manage Anxious Thoughts

    Tools to help us when our mind wanders, brings up hard memories or criticizes us for how we are grieving.

    Presenter: Jessica Lawrence, LCSW, CT Kaiser Martinez Hospice

    October 15, 2020- Journaling and other Healing Arts in the grief process.

    A workshop for processing and healing grief.

    Presenter: Laura Calabrese, LCSW Kaiser Sacramento

    October 22, 2020- Grief in the Second Year and Beyond: What is " Finding Meaning?"

    How grief changes over time, how we always grieve and what "resolution" really means. Presenter: Jessica Lawrence, LCSW, CT Kaiser Martinez Hospice

    October 29, 2020-Say Their Names- A Celebration in the spirit of Dia de los Muertos

    A week dedicated to sharing stories and pictures of our loved ones and honoring them, as

    well as ideas for creating a memory space or "alter" in your house.

    Presenters: Diana Becerra, MSW and Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW. Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    November 5, 2020- What Makes Grief Harder?

    Effects of sudden death, life stressors and outside influences on our grieving process, and tips for coping.

    Presenters: Elizabeth Paul, LCSW, Oakland Hospice and Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW Kaiser Hospice

    November 12, 2020 Grief at the Holidays Part 1: Family Matters

    An overview of "Anniversary Reactions" and how to cope with holidays.

    This session will focus on managing family dynamics and differing needs during grief. Presenters: Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW, Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    November – 19, 2020- Mindfulness and Other Coping Techniques for Grief

    A participatory workshop of Mindfulness techniques to help us cope with intense feelings. Presenters: Jessica Lawrence, LCSW, Kaiser Martinez and Guest Presenter TBA

    November 26- Off for Thanksgiving

    December 3, 2020- Self Care, Making a Plan, and Putting Ourselves on the "To Do List"

    A discussion of barriers to self-care, and use of SMART Goals for making a self-care plan. Presenter, Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    December 10, 2020- Grief at the Holidays Part 2- Making a Plan

    An overview of "Anniversary Reactions" and how to cope with holidays.

    This session will have a focus on sharing ideas for getting through a hard day. Presenter: Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    December 17, 2020—DROP IN Check In

    There is no formal agenda. Grief counselors will be available for support and check in as we

    approach Christmas, New Years and other winter holidays. The time will start with a reading and then open ended discussion.

    TO JOIN:

    1. Via WebEx APP or Website, Download the app onto your phone, tablet or computer or

    using the website, choose

    "join meeting"

    Enter the meeting number Access code: 288 549 154

    Enter the password: thrive123

    2. To participate via call (audio) only:

    Dial:1-408-418-9388

    When prompted, enter Access code: 288 549 154

    When asked for your participant ID, press #

    3. For to be added to the weekly reminder email,

    contact: jessica.m.lawrence@kp.org or

    stephanie.g.eckhaus@kp.org

    See more details

November 12, 2020
  • Drop in Grief Support Workshop- See below for topics and how to attend

    November 12, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    VIrtual Group Online or by Phone

    All Classes Free

    Open to Kaiser Members and the Community Large

    Classes offered via WebEx-: Instructions for how to join on backside

    THURSDAYS AT 12:00-1:00

    September 10, 2020—Grief 101

    A review of normal grief and grief theories.

    Presenter: Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    September 17, 2020- Guilt and Forgiveness

    How to understand guilt and regret as part of the normal grieving process, as well as tips to self- forgiveness.

    Presenter Jessica Lawrence, LCSW Kaiser Martinez Hospice

    September 24, 2020- Simple Self Care Practices

    A hands-on workshop where you’ll learn about and experience simple practices to care for your mind, body and soul during challenging times.

    Presenter: Chaplain DeAnna Christmas, Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    October 1, 2020- Keeping the Connection

    The importance of nurturing the bonds with our loved ones after they’re gone, and ideas how to do so.

    Presenter- Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW and Elizabeth Paul, LCSW

    October 8, 2020- How to Manage Anxious Thoughts

    Tools to help us when our mind wanders, brings up hard memories or criticizes us for how we are grieving.

    Presenter: Jessica Lawrence, LCSW, CT Kaiser Martinez Hospice

    October 15, 2020- Journaling and other Healing Arts in the grief process.

    A workshop for processing and healing grief.

    Presenter: Laura Calabrese, LCSW Kaiser Sacramento

    October 22, 2020- Grief in the Second Year and Beyond: What is " Finding Meaning?"

    How grief changes over time, how we always grieve and what "resolution" really means. Presenter: Jessica Lawrence, LCSW, CT Kaiser Martinez Hospice

    October 29, 2020-Say Their Names- A Celebration in the spirit of Dia de los Muertos

    A week dedicated to sharing stories and pictures of our loved ones and honoring them, as

    well as ideas for creating a memory space or "alter" in your house.

    Presenters: Diana Becerra, MSW and Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW. Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    November 5, 2020- What Makes Grief Harder?

    Effects of sudden death, life stressors and outside influences on our grieving process, and tips for coping.

    Presenters: Elizabeth Paul, LCSW, Oakland Hospice and Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW Kaiser Hospice

    November 12, 2020 Grief at the Holidays Part 1: Family Matters

    An overview of "Anniversary Reactions" and how to cope with holidays.

    This session will focus on managing family dynamics and differing needs during grief. Presenters: Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW, Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    November – 19, 2020- Mindfulness and Other Coping Techniques for Grief

    A participatory workshop of Mindfulness techniques to help us cope with intense feelings. Presenters: Jessica Lawrence, LCSW, Kaiser Martinez and Guest Presenter TBA

    November 26- Off for Thanksgiving

    December 3, 2020- Self Care, Making a Plan, and Putting Ourselves on the "To Do List"

    A discussion of barriers to self-care, and use of SMART Goals for making a self-care plan. Presenter, Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    December 10, 2020- Grief at the Holidays Part 2- Making a Plan

    An overview of "Anniversary Reactions" and how to cope with holidays.

    This session will have a focus on sharing ideas for getting through a hard day. Presenter: Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    December 17, 2020—DROP IN Check In

    There is no formal agenda. Grief counselors will be available for support and check in as we

    approach Christmas, New Years and other winter holidays. The time will start with a reading and then open ended discussion.

    TO JOIN:

    1. Via WebEx APP or Website, Download the app onto your phone, tablet or computer or

    using the website, choose

    "join meeting"

    Enter the meeting number Access code: 288 549 154

    Enter the password: thrive123

    2. To participate via call (audio) only:

    Dial:1-408-418-9388

    When prompted, enter Access code: 288 549 154

    When asked for your participant ID, press #

    3. For to be added to the weekly reminder email,

    contact: jessica.m.lawrence@kp.org or

    stephanie.g.eckhaus@kp.org

    See more details

November 19, 2020
  • Drop in Grief Support Workshop- See below for topics and how to attend

    November 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    VIrtual Group Online or by Phone

    All Classes Free

    Open to Kaiser Members and the Community Large

    Classes offered via WebEx-: Instructions for how to join on backside

    THURSDAYS AT 12:00-1:00

    September 10, 2020—Grief 101

    A review of normal grief and grief theories.

    Presenter: Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    September 17, 2020- Guilt and Forgiveness

    How to understand guilt and regret as part of the normal grieving process, as well as tips to self- forgiveness.

    Presenter Jessica Lawrence, LCSW Kaiser Martinez Hospice

    September 24, 2020- Simple Self Care Practices

    A hands-on workshop where you’ll learn about and experience simple practices to care for your mind, body and soul during challenging times.

    Presenter: Chaplain DeAnna Christmas, Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    October 1, 2020- Keeping the Connection

    The importance of nurturing the bonds with our loved ones after they’re gone, and ideas how to do so.

    Presenter- Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW and Elizabeth Paul, LCSW

    October 8, 2020- How to Manage Anxious Thoughts

    Tools to help us when our mind wanders, brings up hard memories or criticizes us for how we are grieving.

    Presenter: Jessica Lawrence, LCSW, CT Kaiser Martinez Hospice

    October 15, 2020- Journaling and other Healing Arts in the grief process.

    A workshop for processing and healing grief.

    Presenter: Laura Calabrese, LCSW Kaiser Sacramento

    October 22, 2020- Grief in the Second Year and Beyond: What is " Finding Meaning?"

    How grief changes over time, how we always grieve and what "resolution" really means. Presenter: Jessica Lawrence, LCSW, CT Kaiser Martinez Hospice

    October 29, 2020-Say Their Names- A Celebration in the spirit of Dia de los Muertos

    A week dedicated to sharing stories and pictures of our loved ones and honoring them, as

    well as ideas for creating a memory space or "alter" in your house.

    Presenters: Diana Becerra, MSW and Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW. Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    November 5, 2020- What Makes Grief Harder?

    Effects of sudden death, life stressors and outside influences on our grieving process, and tips for coping.

    Presenters: Elizabeth Paul, LCSW, Oakland Hospice and Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW Kaiser Hospice

    November 12, 2020 Grief at the Holidays Part 1: Family Matters

    An overview of "Anniversary Reactions" and how to cope with holidays.

    This session will focus on managing family dynamics and differing needs during grief. Presenters: Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW, Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    November – 19, 2020- Mindfulness and Other Coping Techniques for Grief

    A participatory workshop of Mindfulness techniques to help us cope with intense feelings. Presenters: Jessica Lawrence, LCSW, Kaiser Martinez and Guest Presenter TBA

    November 26- Off for Thanksgiving

    December 3, 2020- Self Care, Making a Plan, and Putting Ourselves on the "To Do List"

    A discussion of barriers to self-care, and use of SMART Goals for making a self-care plan. Presenter, Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    December 10, 2020- Grief at the Holidays Part 2- Making a Plan

    An overview of "Anniversary Reactions" and how to cope with holidays.

    This session will have a focus on sharing ideas for getting through a hard day. Presenter: Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    December 17, 2020—DROP IN Check In

    There is no formal agenda. Grief counselors will be available for support and check in as we

    approach Christmas, New Years and other winter holidays. The time will start with a reading and then open ended discussion.

    TO JOIN:

    1. Via WebEx APP or Website, Download the app onto your phone, tablet or computer or

    using the website, choose

    "join meeting"

    Enter the meeting number Access code: 288 549 154

    Enter the password: thrive123

    2. To participate via call (audio) only:

    Dial:1-408-418-9388

    When prompted, enter Access code: 288 549 154

    When asked for your participant ID, press #

    3. For to be added to the weekly reminder email,

    contact: jessica.m.lawrence@kp.org or

    stephanie.g.eckhaus@kp.org

    See more details

November 26, 2020
  • Drop in Grief Support Workshop- See below for topics and how to attend

    November 26, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    VIrtual Group Online or by Phone

    All Classes Free

    Open to Kaiser Members and the Community Large

    Classes offered via WebEx-: Instructions for how to join on backside

    THURSDAYS AT 12:00-1:00

    September 10, 2020—Grief 101

    A review of normal grief and grief theories.

    Presenter: Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    September 17, 2020- Guilt and Forgiveness

    How to understand guilt and regret as part of the normal grieving process, as well as tips to self- forgiveness.

    Presenter Jessica Lawrence, LCSW Kaiser Martinez Hospice

    September 24, 2020- Simple Self Care Practices

    A hands-on workshop where you’ll learn about and experience simple practices to care for your mind, body and soul during challenging times.

    Presenter: Chaplain DeAnna Christmas, Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    October 1, 2020- Keeping the Connection

    The importance of nurturing the bonds with our loved ones after they’re gone, and ideas how to do so.

    Presenter- Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW and Elizabeth Paul, LCSW

    October 8, 2020- How to Manage Anxious Thoughts

    Tools to help us when our mind wanders, brings up hard memories or criticizes us for how we are grieving.

    Presenter: Jessica Lawrence, LCSW, CT Kaiser Martinez Hospice

    October 15, 2020- Journaling and other Healing Arts in the grief process.

    A workshop for processing and healing grief.

    Presenter: Laura Calabrese, LCSW Kaiser Sacramento

    October 22, 2020- Grief in the Second Year and Beyond: What is " Finding Meaning?"

    How grief changes over time, how we always grieve and what "resolution" really means. Presenter: Jessica Lawrence, LCSW, CT Kaiser Martinez Hospice

    October 29, 2020-Say Their Names- A Celebration in the spirit of Dia de los Muertos

    A week dedicated to sharing stories and pictures of our loved ones and honoring them, as

    well as ideas for creating a memory space or "alter" in your house.

    Presenters: Diana Becerra, MSW and Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW. Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    November 5, 2020- What Makes Grief Harder?

    Effects of sudden death, life stressors and outside influences on our grieving process, and tips for coping.

    Presenters: Elizabeth Paul, LCSW, Oakland Hospice and Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW Kaiser Hospice

    November 12, 2020 Grief at the Holidays Part 1: Family Matters

    An overview of "Anniversary Reactions" and how to cope with holidays.

    This session will focus on managing family dynamics and differing needs during grief. Presenters: Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW, Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    November – 19, 2020- Mindfulness and Other Coping Techniques for Grief

    A participatory workshop of Mindfulness techniques to help us cope with intense feelings. Presenters: Jessica Lawrence, LCSW, Kaiser Martinez and Guest Presenter TBA

    November 26- Off for Thanksgiving

    December 3, 2020- Self Care, Making a Plan, and Putting Ourselves on the "To Do List"

    A discussion of barriers to self-care, and use of SMART Goals for making a self-care plan. Presenter, Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    December 10, 2020- Grief at the Holidays Part 2- Making a Plan

    An overview of "Anniversary Reactions" and how to cope with holidays.

    This session will have a focus on sharing ideas for getting through a hard day. Presenter: Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    December 17, 2020—DROP IN Check In

    There is no formal agenda. Grief counselors will be available for support and check in as we

    approach Christmas, New Years and other winter holidays. The time will start with a reading and then open ended discussion.

    TO JOIN:

    1. Via WebEx APP or Website, Download the app onto your phone, tablet or computer or

    using the website, choose

    "join meeting"

    Enter the meeting number Access code: 288 549 154

    Enter the password: thrive123

    2. To participate via call (audio) only:

    Dial:1-408-418-9388

    When prompted, enter Access code: 288 549 154

    When asked for your participant ID, press #

    3. For to be added to the weekly reminder email,

    contact: jessica.m.lawrence@kp.org or

    stephanie.g.eckhaus@kp.org

    See more details

December 3, 2020
  • Drop in Grief Support Workshop- See below for topics and how to attend

    December 3, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    VIrtual Group Online or by Phone

    All Classes Free

    Open to Kaiser Members and the Community Large

    Classes offered via WebEx-: Instructions for how to join on backside

    THURSDAYS AT 12:00-1:00

    September 10, 2020—Grief 101

    A review of normal grief and grief theories.

    Presenter: Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    September 17, 2020- Guilt and Forgiveness

    How to understand guilt and regret as part of the normal grieving process, as well as tips to self- forgiveness.

    Presenter Jessica Lawrence, LCSW Kaiser Martinez Hospice

    September 24, 2020- Simple Self Care Practices

    A hands-on workshop where you’ll learn about and experience simple practices to care for your mind, body and soul during challenging times.

    Presenter: Chaplain DeAnna Christmas, Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    October 1, 2020- Keeping the Connection

    The importance of nurturing the bonds with our loved ones after they’re gone, and ideas how to do so.

    Presenter- Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW and Elizabeth Paul, LCSW

    October 8, 2020- How to Manage Anxious Thoughts

    Tools to help us when our mind wanders, brings up hard memories or criticizes us for how we are grieving.

    Presenter: Jessica Lawrence, LCSW, CT Kaiser Martinez Hospice

    October 15, 2020- Journaling and other Healing Arts in the grief process.

    A workshop for processing and healing grief.

    Presenter: Laura Calabrese, LCSW Kaiser Sacramento

    October 22, 2020- Grief in the Second Year and Beyond: What is " Finding Meaning?"

    How grief changes over time, how we always grieve and what "resolution" really means. Presenter: Jessica Lawrence, LCSW, CT Kaiser Martinez Hospice

    October 29, 2020-Say Their Names- A Celebration in the spirit of Dia de los Muertos

    A week dedicated to sharing stories and pictures of our loved ones and honoring them, as

    well as ideas for creating a memory space or "alter" in your house.

    Presenters: Diana Becerra, MSW and Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW. Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    November 5, 2020- What Makes Grief Harder?

    Effects of sudden death, life stressors and outside influences on our grieving process, and tips for coping.

    Presenters: Elizabeth Paul, LCSW, Oakland Hospice and Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW Kaiser Hospice

    November 12, 2020 Grief at the Holidays Part 1: Family Matters

    An overview of "Anniversary Reactions" and how to cope with holidays.

    This session will focus on managing family dynamics and differing needs during grief. Presenters: Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW, Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    November – 19, 2020- Mindfulness and Other Coping Techniques for Grief

    A participatory workshop of Mindfulness techniques to help us cope with intense feelings. Presenters: Jessica Lawrence, LCSW, Kaiser Martinez and Guest Presenter TBA

    November 26- Off for Thanksgiving

    December 3, 2020- Self Care, Making a Plan, and Putting Ourselves on the "To Do List"

    A discussion of barriers to self-care, and use of SMART Goals for making a self-care plan. Presenter, Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    December 10, 2020- Grief at the Holidays Part 2- Making a Plan

    An overview of "Anniversary Reactions" and how to cope with holidays.

    This session will have a focus on sharing ideas for getting through a hard day. Presenter: Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    December 17, 2020—DROP IN Check In

    There is no formal agenda. Grief counselors will be available for support and check in as we

    approach Christmas, New Years and other winter holidays. The time will start with a reading and then open ended discussion.

    TO JOIN:

    1. Via WebEx APP or Website, Download the app onto your phone, tablet or computer or

    using the website, choose

    "join meeting"

    Enter the meeting number Access code: 288 549 154

    Enter the password: thrive123

    2. To participate via call (audio) only:

    Dial:1-408-418-9388

    When prompted, enter Access code: 288 549 154

    When asked for your participant ID, press #

    3. For to be added to the weekly reminder email,

    contact: jessica.m.lawrence@kp.org or

    stephanie.g.eckhaus@kp.org

    See more details

December 10, 2020
  • Drop in Grief Support Workshop- See below for topics and how to attend

    December 10, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    VIrtual Group Online or by Phone

    All Classes Free

    Open to Kaiser Members and the Community Large

    Classes offered via WebEx-: Instructions for how to join on backside

    THURSDAYS AT 12:00-1:00

    September 10, 2020—Grief 101

    A review of normal grief and grief theories.

    Presenter: Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    September 17, 2020- Guilt and Forgiveness

    How to understand guilt and regret as part of the normal grieving process, as well as tips to self- forgiveness.

    Presenter Jessica Lawrence, LCSW Kaiser Martinez Hospice

    September 24, 2020- Simple Self Care Practices

    A hands-on workshop where you’ll learn about and experience simple practices to care for your mind, body and soul during challenging times.

    Presenter: Chaplain DeAnna Christmas, Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    October 1, 2020- Keeping the Connection

    The importance of nurturing the bonds with our loved ones after they’re gone, and ideas how to do so.

    Presenter- Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW and Elizabeth Paul, LCSW

    October 8, 2020- How to Manage Anxious Thoughts

    Tools to help us when our mind wanders, brings up hard memories or criticizes us for how we are grieving.

    Presenter: Jessica Lawrence, LCSW, CT Kaiser Martinez Hospice

    October 15, 2020- Journaling and other Healing Arts in the grief process.

    A workshop for processing and healing grief.

    Presenter: Laura Calabrese, LCSW Kaiser Sacramento

    October 22, 2020- Grief in the Second Year and Beyond: What is " Finding Meaning?"

    How grief changes over time, how we always grieve and what "resolution" really means. Presenter: Jessica Lawrence, LCSW, CT Kaiser Martinez Hospice

    October 29, 2020-Say Their Names- A Celebration in the spirit of Dia de los Muertos

    A week dedicated to sharing stories and pictures of our loved ones and honoring them, as

    well as ideas for creating a memory space or "alter" in your house.

    Presenters: Diana Becerra, MSW and Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW. Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    November 5, 2020- What Makes Grief Harder?

    Effects of sudden death, life stressors and outside influences on our grieving process, and tips for coping.

    Presenters: Elizabeth Paul, LCSW, Oakland Hospice and Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW Kaiser Hospice

    November 12, 2020 Grief at the Holidays Part 1: Family Matters

    An overview of "Anniversary Reactions" and how to cope with holidays.

    This session will focus on managing family dynamics and differing needs during grief. Presenters: Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW, Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    November – 19, 2020- Mindfulness and Other Coping Techniques for Grief

    A participatory workshop of Mindfulness techniques to help us cope with intense feelings. Presenters: Jessica Lawrence, LCSW, Kaiser Martinez and Guest Presenter TBA

    November 26- Off for Thanksgiving

    December 3, 2020- Self Care, Making a Plan, and Putting Ourselves on the "To Do List"

    A discussion of barriers to self-care, and use of SMART Goals for making a self-care plan. Presenter, Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    December 10, 2020- Grief at the Holidays Part 2- Making a Plan

    An overview of "Anniversary Reactions" and how to cope with holidays.

    This session will have a focus on sharing ideas for getting through a hard day. Presenter: Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    December 17, 2020—DROP IN Check In

    There is no formal agenda. Grief counselors will be available for support and check in as we

    approach Christmas, New Years and other winter holidays. The time will start with a reading and then open ended discussion.

    TO JOIN:

    1. Via WebEx APP or Website, Download the app onto your phone, tablet or computer or

    using the website, choose

    "join meeting"

    Enter the meeting number Access code: 288 549 154

    Enter the password: thrive123

    2. To participate via call (audio) only:

    Dial:1-408-418-9388

    When prompted, enter Access code: 288 549 154

    When asked for your participant ID, press #

    3. For to be added to the weekly reminder email,

    contact: jessica.m.lawrence@kp.org or

    stephanie.g.eckhaus@kp.org

    See more details

December 17, 2020
  • Drop in Grief Support Workshop- See below for topics and how to attend

    December 17, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    VIrtual Group Online or by Phone

    All Classes Free

    Open to Kaiser Members and the Community Large

    Classes offered via WebEx-: Instructions for how to join on backside

    THURSDAYS AT 12:00-1:00

    September 10, 2020—Grief 101

    A review of normal grief and grief theories.

    Presenter: Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    September 17, 2020- Guilt and Forgiveness

    How to understand guilt and regret as part of the normal grieving process, as well as tips to self- forgiveness.

    Presenter Jessica Lawrence, LCSW Kaiser Martinez Hospice

    September 24, 2020- Simple Self Care Practices

    A hands-on workshop where you’ll learn about and experience simple practices to care for your mind, body and soul during challenging times.

    Presenter: Chaplain DeAnna Christmas, Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    October 1, 2020- Keeping the Connection

    The importance of nurturing the bonds with our loved ones after they’re gone, and ideas how to do so.

    Presenter- Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW and Elizabeth Paul, LCSW

    October 8, 2020- How to Manage Anxious Thoughts

    Tools to help us when our mind wanders, brings up hard memories or criticizes us for how we are grieving.

    Presenter: Jessica Lawrence, LCSW, CT Kaiser Martinez Hospice

    October 15, 2020- Journaling and other Healing Arts in the grief process.

    A workshop for processing and healing grief.

    Presenter: Laura Calabrese, LCSW Kaiser Sacramento

    October 22, 2020- Grief in the Second Year and Beyond: What is " Finding Meaning?"

    How grief changes over time, how we always grieve and what "resolution" really means. Presenter: Jessica Lawrence, LCSW, CT Kaiser Martinez Hospice

    October 29, 2020-Say Their Names- A Celebration in the spirit of Dia de los Muertos

    A week dedicated to sharing stories and pictures of our loved ones and honoring them, as

    well as ideas for creating a memory space or "alter" in your house.

    Presenters: Diana Becerra, MSW and Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW. Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    November 5, 2020- What Makes Grief Harder?

    Effects of sudden death, life stressors and outside influences on our grieving process, and tips for coping.

    Presenters: Elizabeth Paul, LCSW, Oakland Hospice and Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW Kaiser Hospice

    November 12, 2020 Grief at the Holidays Part 1: Family Matters

    An overview of "Anniversary Reactions" and how to cope with holidays.

    This session will focus on managing family dynamics and differing needs during grief. Presenters: Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW, Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    November – 19, 2020- Mindfulness and Other Coping Techniques for Grief

    A participatory workshop of Mindfulness techniques to help us cope with intense feelings. Presenters: Jessica Lawrence, LCSW, Kaiser Martinez and Guest Presenter TBA

    November 26- Off for Thanksgiving

    December 3, 2020- Self Care, Making a Plan, and Putting Ourselves on the "To Do List"

    A discussion of barriers to self-care, and use of SMART Goals for making a self-care plan. Presenter, Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    December 10, 2020- Grief at the Holidays Part 2- Making a Plan

    An overview of "Anniversary Reactions" and how to cope with holidays.

    This session will have a focus on sharing ideas for getting through a hard day. Presenter: Stephanie Eckhaus, LCSW Kaiser Hayward Hospice

    December 17, 2020—DROP IN Check In

    There is no formal agenda. Grief counselors will be available for support and check in as we

    approach Christmas, New Years and other winter holidays. The time will start with a reading and then open ended discussion.

    TO JOIN:

    1. Via WebEx APP or Website, Download the app onto your phone, tablet or computer or

    using the website, choose

    "join meeting"

    Enter the meeting number Access code: 288 549 154

    Enter the password: thrive123

    2. To participate via call (audio) only:

    Dial:1-408-418-9388

    When prompted, enter Access code: 288 549 154

    When asked for your participant ID, press #

    3. For to be added to the weekly reminder email,

    contact: jessica.m.lawrence@kp.org or

    stephanie.g.eckhaus@kp.org

    See more details