Lisa-Loraine Smith

Lisa-Loraine Smith
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Executive Director, Jewish Family Services of Greenwich
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Lisa-Loraine Smith is a certified social worker. She was founder and co-director of the Children's Bereavement Project (CBP), where she worked comprehensively with early adolescents in grief. A dynamic speaker, she has presented extensively at conferences and workshops on topics including bereavement, trauma, and stress. After Sept. 11, 2001, she developed the Peace of Mind Project, which was a nationally recognized program offering crisis intervention, support groups, and educational services to more than 900 young people, 500 parents, 2,500 mental health professionals, and 1,200 school personnel.

Books by Author

Grieving, Sharing, and Healing: A Guide for Facilitating Early Adolescent Bereavement Groups
A Guide for Facilitating Early Adolescent Bereavement Groups

For use in schools and other settings. The authors focus on building a culture of mutual aid within a bereavement group - a place where young adole