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May 21st 2013: Support for Grieving Children, Teens and their Families

Britta Martini-Miles is Executive Director of the , Lighthouse Program for Grieving Children. Candace Ray is Program Director at Lighthouse. They share their personal stories. They describe Lighthouse and its work. They discuss grieving in children, teens and their families, the various circumstances of the deaths that hinder grieving, and the effects. They explain the support that Lighthouse provides for grieving in the various circumstances. They discuss financial aspects of care provided by Lighthouse, especially when the death of a loved one brings financ

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Britta Martini-Miles

Britta Martini-Miles has been Executive Director of the Lighthouse Program for Grieving Children, in Oakville since November 2011. A German national, she completed her undergraduate degree in her home country, followed by a MA in International Relations at Penn State in 1989. After many years of international assignments in Europe, the US, and South Africa she, her husband, and their three grown children settled in Oakville, Ontario, in 2005. She immersed herself in the local community as a volunteer and as executive director for local not-for-profits. She has a track record in fundraising, marketing, not-for-profit management and organizational development. She’s delighted to be able to lea
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Candace Ray

Candace Ray joined the Lighthouse Program for Grieving Children,, as Program Director in January of 2013. She brought with her over 20 years of experience in social work and public education. While employed as a social worker, she completed her Master’s degree in Education at the University of Vermont in 1992. She spent the next four years as a Special Educator in a public high school and earned a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Education at the University of Vermont in 1998 before moving to Canada. In addition to her experience as a teacher and social worker, she has spent over 10 y
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