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February 2020

Walking Our Way Through Grief (Missoula)

February 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tamarack Grief Resource Center

Grief impacts all of us. Friends, those grieving, bereavement volunteers, teens, all — come by TGRC for a cup of tea and join us on a gentle walk along the Clark Fork River.

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Mini Camp – Express Yourself: Grief Storytelling and Puppets (Missoula)

February 6 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tamarack Grief Resource Center,
405 S 1st St. W, Missoula, MT 59801

Mini Camps are for kids in grades 1st-5th & 6th-8th who have experienced the death of a family member or loved ones. Mini Camps offer a time for kids to gather, honor grief, learn new coping skills, and enjoy time with understanding friends. Campers will explore how to express themselves through sharing and creative expression. Join us for a nature exploration, creating new friendships, honoring our loved ones, and expressing ourselves artistically.   New campers register here!: https://pdf.ac/8tN5Dm Return campers register here!: https://pdf.ac/7G3mvr

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January 2020

Grief Education: You, Me, Us. Supporting Couples After the Death of a Child

January 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This live webinar presented by Tina Barrett and Kim Parrow, both of Tamarack Grief Resource Center, will explore myths and realities of relationship strife after the loss of a child, common interpersonal dynamics, and tools to honor and reconnect during the toughest of times. Together, Dr. Barrett and Ms. Parrow will respond to common questions about living with different grieving styles, issues with extended family, re-defining “us-ness,” and more. Presenters: Tina Barrett, EdD, LCPC, TAPS Advisory Board Member Kim Parrow, MA, LCPC Continuing Education Information: Continuing…

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Teen Retreat

January 11 - 12

A Winter Retreat to Remember – A getaway for teens and young adults January 11 & 12, 2020. Join us for an overnight retreat outside of Missoula for teens and young adults grieving the death of a family member or loved one. Delicious food, fine folks, laughter, and chances to honor and remember amidst the beauty of the season! For more information or to register, call 541-8472!

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Holiday Workshop (Hamilton)

December 12, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
River Rising Bakery,
337 West Main St. , Hamilton , MT United States

The holidays can be a tough time of year. The lights, music, gifts, and cheer can be out of sync with our emotions. How can we help ourselves and our loved ones through the season? Join us for a winter Holiday Workshop. We’ll discuss tips for handling grief amidst the holidays, mingle together, and share treats and snacks. All are welcome! Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call 406-541-8472

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Holiday Workshop and Open House (Kalispell)

December 11, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
Kalispell,
Kalispell, MT United States

The holidays can be a tough time of year. The lights, music, gifts, and cheer can be out of sync with our emotions. How can we help ourselves and our loved ones through the season? Join us for a winter Open House and Holiday Workshop. We’ll discuss tips for handling grief amidst the holidays, mingle together, and share treats and snacks. All are welcome! Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call 406-541-8472

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Tree of Life Ceremony

December 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Downtown Missoula

Tamarack is once again sponsoring the annual Tree of Life Ceremony put on by Partners in Home Care! We invite you to join us as we honored the lives of loved ones who have died. A tree lighting will take place in Rose Memorial Park at 6:o0 followed by a ceremony at St. Lutheran Church. For more information, visit: https://www.partnersinhomecare.org/tree-of-life/ or call: 406-728-8848

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Holiday Workshop and Open House (Missoula)

December 5, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Tamarack Grief Resource Center,
405 S 1st St W, Missoula, MT 59801 United States

The holidays can be a tough time of year. The lights, music, gifts, and cheer can be out of sync with our emotions. How can we help ourselves and our loved ones through the season? Join us for a winter Open House and Holiday Workshop. We’ll discuss tips for handling grief amidst the holidays, mingle together, and share treats and snacks. All are welcome! Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call 406-541-8472

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Mini Camp (Missoula) – Winter Colors

December 5, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tamarack Grief Resource Center,
405 S 1st St W, Missoula, MT 59801 United States

Mini Camps are for kids in grades 1st-5th & 6th-8th who have experienced the death of a family member or loved ones. Mini Camps offer a time for kids to gather, honor grief, learn new coping skills, and enjoy time with understanding friends. Grief can pop up in various colors and shades. Do we notice anything different about our grief in the different seasons? How might the winter affect us vs another time of year? Bring your snow gear and…

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Mini Camp (Kalispell) – Winter Colors

December 4, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Kalispell,
Kalispell, MT United States

Mini Camps are for kids in grades 1st-5th & 6th-8th who have experienced the death of a family member or loved ones. Mini Camps offer a time for kids to gather, honor grief, learn new coping skills, and enjoy time with understanding friends. Grief can pop up in various colors and shades. Do we notice anything different about our grief in the different seasons? Bring your snow gear and be ready to get outside! To register or more for information,…

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November 2019

Recharge Retreat at Butler Creek: Gathering Circle of Growth & Healing for Care Providers

November 21, 2019 - November 22, 2019
Butler Creek Lodge,
3255 Bending Tree Lane, Missoula, MT 59808 United States

Care Professionals: Retreat to the peaceful mountainside just outside of Missoula and immerse yourself in nature, self-care, and restorative practices. This experiential retreat explores the impact of caring for others and offers practical tools for fostering compassion resiliency. Learn organizational, interpersonal, and intrapersonal strategies to help you, your colleagues, and your workplace maintain your spark. 6 CE credits available for LCSW or LCPCs. Immerse in holistic restorative and strengthening practices – including massage! Understand vicarious trauma and how to foster…

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A Camp to Remember – Family Camp

November 15, 2019 - November 17, 2019
Flathead Lake,
Rollins, MT United States

Bring the whole family to camp! At A Camp to Remember – Family Camp we honor individual responses to grief while strengthening the whole family system. If interested, please call 406-541-8472. A link to registration, once active, will be added here.

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Grief Matters Support Group (Missoula)

November 12, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - December 17, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

Join with understanding others for a Grief Matters Support Group. The group will focus on peer support, connection, and remembrance. Group will take place every Tuesday for five weeks beginning November 12 at 5:15-6:30*. *No group on Tuesday, Nov. 26 For more information please call: 406-541-8472, or register here: https://pdf.ac/98oJtS !

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NAGC Fall Conference & Webcast: “Ethical Considerations for Grief Support after a Traumatic Death”

November 8, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

National Alliance for Grieving Children: Fall Conference & Webcast on Children’s Grief: “Ethical Considerations for Grief Support after a Traumatic Death” Live screenings hosted by TGRC in Missoula, Kalispell, & Browning. This popular event will feature thought leaders from the field of childhood bereavement who appeal to a diverse audience, including funeral service, hospice care, health care, education, mental health, child welfare, and bereavement support professionals. Register here! https://tamarackgriefresourcecenter.ejoinme.org/MyEvents/NAGCWebcast2019/tabid/1091395/Default.aspx

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QPR for Frenchtown Educators

November 7, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

TGRC is providing a private training session for Frenchtown educators. QPR, or “Question, Persuade, Refer” is a suicide prevention education program for adults. TGRC partners with the Missoula City-County Health Department to train individuals and work places in Missoula and surrounding areas. TGRC offers training around the state.  For more information please call 406-541-8472

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Signs of Suicide (SOS) Training Frenchtown

November 7, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Signs of Suicide (SOS) Prevention Training is a program designed for middle and high school students. If your school is interested, please call TGRC to schedule a training. (406) 541-8472

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Signs of Suicide (SOS) Prevention Training Sussex

November 6, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

The Signs of Suicide (SOS) Prevention Training is a program designed for middle and high school students. If your school is interested, please call TGRC to schedule a training. (406) 541-8472

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Suicide and Traumatic Loss Support Group (Kalispell)

November 4, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - December 2, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

Join with understanding others for a Suicide and Traumatic Loss Support Group. The group will focus on peer support, connection, and remembrance. The group will meet every Monday 11/4 – 12/2 from 5:15 – 6:30. For more information or to register, please call 406-261-0724.

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Missoula Festival of Remembrance Parade

November 2, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Downtown Missoula

Join TGRC on November 2nd as we walk in Missoula’s Festival of Remembrance procession. The procession will being at Circle Square (519 N. Higgins – by the XXXX’s) and move south on Higgins Avenue to West Front Street and down into Caras Park. Procession performances and line-up starts between 5 and 6pm, and the parade starts rolling at 7pm. See you there!

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October 2019

Signs of Suicide (SOS) Prevention Training Hellgate High School

October 30, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

The Signs of Suicide (SOS) Prevention Training is a program designed for middle and high school students. If your school is interested, please call TGRC to schedule a training. (406) 541-8472

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Teen Council (Missoula) & Community Movie Night

October 23, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Teen Council is a monthly, casual gathering for teenagers who have experienced the death of a family member or loved one. On October 23rd, we will be watching “Coco” at the TGRC Missoula Headquarters. Meet us at 405 S. 1st W at 5:00! Call 406-541-8472 to RSVP and for more details!

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Signs of Suicide (SOS) Prevention Training DeSmet

October 22, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

The Signs of Suicide (SOS) Prevention Training is a program designed for middle and high school students. If your school is interested, please call TGRC to schedule a training. (406) 541-8472

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Mini Camp (Kalispell) – Be You, Be Here, Belong

October 17, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Kalispell,
Kalispell, MT United States

Mini Camps are for kids in grades 1st-5th & 6th-8th who have experienced the death of a family member or loved ones. Mini Camps offer a time for kids to gather, honor grief, learn new coping skills, and enjoy time with understanding friends. Let’s discover our own grief styles! Everyone is different, and there’s a spot for every one here at Tamarack. This camp is all about exploring, understanding, and celebrating you! Enjoy the outdoors, share memories and create new…

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Mini Camp (Missoula) – Be You, Be Here, Belong

October 17, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tamarack Grief Resource Center,
405 S 1st St W, Missoula, MT 59801 United States

Mini Camps are for kids in grades 1st-5th & 6th-8th who have experienced the death of a family member or loved ones. Mini Camps offer a time for kids to gather, honor grief, learn new coping skills, and enjoy time with understanding friends. Let’s discover our own grief styles! Everyone is different, and there’s a spot for every one here at Tamarack. This camp is all about exploring, understanding, and celebrating you! Enjoy the outdoors, share memories and create new…

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Free

QPR Community Training

October 2, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Missoula Food Bank,
1720 Wyoming St

QPR, or “Question, Persuade, Refer”, is a suicide prevention training for adults. This free community event takes place on the second Tuesday of every month at the Missoula Food Bank and Community Center. Join us on October 2nd from 5:30 – 7:00! Call (406) 541-8472 for more information or to schedule a training for your workplace.

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POSTPONED – Suicide & Traumatic Loss Support Group (Kalispell)

October 2, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - October 30, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
Kalispell,
Kalispell, MT United States

Join with understanding others for a Suicide and Traumatic Loss Support Group. The group will focus on peer support, connection, and remembrance. The group will meet every Wednesday in October (October 2 – 30) from 5:15-6:30 p.m. For more information or to register, please call 406-541-8472 or register online here: https://pdf.ac/8jUIno.

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Suicide & Traumatic Loss Support Group (Missoula)

October 1, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - October 29, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
Tamarack Grief Resource Center,
405 S 1st St W, Missoula, MT 59801 United States

Join with understanding others for a Suicide and Traumatic Loss Support Group. The group will focus on peer support, connection, and remembrance. The group will meet every Tuesday in October (October 1 – 29) from 5:15-6:30 p.m. For more information or to register, please call 406-541-8472 or register online here: https://pdf.ac/8jUIno.

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September 2019

QPR for Sussex Educators

September 26, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

TGRC is providing a private training session for Sussex educators. QPR, or “Question, Persuade, Refer” is a suicide prevention education program for adults. TGRC partners with the Missoula City-County Health Department to train individuals and work places in Missoula and surrounding areas. TGRC offers training around the state.  For more information please call 406-541-8472

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Grief Gathering: Lunch Workshop Series (Missoula) – Heart-to-Heart

September 26, 2019 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Tamarack Grief Resource Center,
405 S 1st St W, Missoula, MT 59801 United States

During this four-week workshop series, you will: Learn practical tools to support yourself and others in the toughest of times Do creative projects you can take home Explore self-care strategies, and Meet understanding others. Bring a picnic lunch and join us for a casual conversation in our backyard garden! Refreshments provided. You may join for one or all sessions. Registration is encouraged and drop-ins welcome. $5 in advance and $10 day of per workshop. Week 4: Heart-to-Heart. Join others in a…

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Signs of Suicide (SOS) Prevention Training – Frenchtown Middle School

September 26, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Signs of Suicide (SOS) Prevention Training is a program designed for middle and high school students. If your school is interested, please call TGRC to schedule a training. (406) 541-8472

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