Workshops - Hospice of San Joaquin

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Workshops addressing various aspects of grief are held several times throughout the year. Each workshop provides participants with an understanding of the grieving process, skills to better manage grief and an opportunity to share experiences with others who are also grieving. All of our grief support programs are available to anyone in the community as well as the families of our hospice patients. 


For updates and a schedule for ongoing drop-in support groups please call our automated

Bereavement Line at (209) 922-0273


Workshop Offerings

All workshops require pre-registration which may be done by calling Hospice of San Joaquin Bereavement Services (209) 957-3888


Coping with the Holidays

A workshop for adults who are facing the holiday season after the loss of a loved one. This workshop includes practical tips for surviving the holiday season, techniques for coping with grief-related depression and other challenges, time for personal reflection and developing a plan to work with grief at holiday time.


        Saturday, November 17, 2018 - Stockton             Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - Lodi 

              9 am  -12 pm                                                                   5:30 pm - 8:30 pm 


Registration is now currently closed


Coping Creatively 

Expressive Arts Grief Group (Adults) - Stockton 

Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 10:00 am - 12:30 pm - Journaling

This workshop is designed to help you with your grief journey with a journal to get you started writing about your feelings. Many people are uncomfortable with writing but it can be very therapeutic.  Pre-registration is required.


*Event registration is currently closed.

Expressive Arts Grief Group (Adults) - Stockton

Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

This workshop is designed to utilize expressive art as a form of grieving in a healthy way. Pre-registration is required. 


*Event registration is currently closed.


Understanding Your Grief

Helping you through the journey of grief.

This workshop is designed to help the newly bereaved understand the journey of grief, determine when professional help is needed and identify tools to unlock the healing process.


Loss of a Mother

A workshop just for women who are grieving the loss of their mother. Come learn techniques for coping with grief-related depression, practical tips for surviving the loss and support from others also journeying through grief.


                                                    Saturday - April 27, 2019 -  Stockton                            Saturday - May 4, 2019 - Lodi

                                                                          9 am - 12 pm                                                                               12 pm - 3 pm