Posted by Jeff Ronstadt on Jun 01, 2018
This presentation will describe a child’s concept of death based on his/her age and development stage.  It will also highlight the different ways in which children grieve and how to support a grieving child.   It will conclude with a brief overview of the different programs offered by Tu Nidito and how to refer a child and his/her family.
Biography ~ Amanda Marks
Amanda Marks is the Community Impact Director at Tu Nidito.  Amanda earned her Bachelor's in Psychology from the University of Colorado-Boulder and she earned her MSW from Columbia University.  Amanda worked as a pediatric oncology social worker at The Children's Hospital Colorado where she helped families cope with the emotional aspects of a child's cancer diagnosis. In 2007, she began working at Tu Nidito to support families impacted by a serious medical condition or death.  As the Community Impact Director, Amanda provides grief education to schools and community agencies in an effort to increase awareness and understanding about childhood grief.