Crucial Early Years Conference

Karen Tripp will be presenting the following workshop twice during the Crucial Early Years Conference.

Coping with Children of Families in Pain: the Impact of Cancer, Grief and Divorce:  A family crisis such as cancer, grief or divorce  can over overwhelm a child and significantly impact the school setting.   This session will teach how to recognize the impact of the family crisis on the child’s emotions, attention span, disorganization and social skills.  Specific strategies will be discussed for dealing with family patterns such as denial, secret keeping, and conflict  as well as their effect on the child in the school or home setting.

LOCATION: University of Missouri St Louis

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About Karen Tripp

Beyond being a Christian Counselor and the President of Cancer Companions, Karen loves to read (she's a great reader) and loves to sing (she's a bad singer) in her home near St Louis, MO. Cancer has personally touched Karen's personal life through her dad - a 23 year colon cancer survivor. Impacting lives for Christ through her speaking, writing and counseling fills Karen with a passion which infuses every task she approaches. (except matching socks. Karen hates matching socks.)
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