February 2019 NewsFlash

New York Life Agent Shares Resources for Helping Students Cope with Grief at Delaware Valley Schools

MILFORD, Pa. — Phyllis Petrillo, an agent at New York Life, Scranton office, spoke to teachers, administrators and staff at Delaware Valley School District’s Administration Building on Tuesday, Jan. 8, about NYL’s Grief-Sensitive Schools Initiative.

The Grief-Sensitive Schools Initiative is a program by which New York Life’s agents and employees visit school districts to introduce their bereavement resources, specifically their new dedicated resource for schools – was created by the Coalition to Support Grieving Students, of which the NYL Foundation is a leading founding member. Some of the training modules that can be found on the website include Talking With Children, What Not To Say, Connecting With Families and Impact On Learning.

For more information on New York Life, contact Petrillo at 570-228-3234.

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