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Adam's Place Presents:

Webinar – The Invisible String: How to Use This Book as a Therapeutic Tool for Children’s Grief Support Groups

February 6, 2024 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


$20.00 for non-members Free for Members


Connection might be the most important need for all humans. This webinar will highlight the bestselling children’s book, The Invisible String, which reminds us that we do not have to search for connection because it exists within us with activities from The Invisible String Workbook. The Invisible String Workbook was co-written by Patrice Karst and Dr. Dana Wyss to delve even deeper with creative activities for all counselors, therapists, teachers and parents to inspire imagination, improve connections, and explore creativity.

CE Credit: 1.5

Target audience:

Social workers, marriage and family therapists, clinical professional counselors, and educators

Content level:


About the instructors:

Patrice Karst is the author of the bestselling, contemporary classic The Invisible String, which has sold over 1.5 million copies and been translated into fifteen languages. Patrice has also written The Invisible Leash: An Invisible String Story Celebrating Love After the Loss of a Pet, The Invisible Web: An Invisible String Story Celebrating Love and Our Universal Connection, You Are Never Alone: An Invisible String Lullaby, The Invisible String Workbook: Creative Activities to Comfort, Calm and Connect, a therapeutic activity book co-written with Dana Wyss, Ph.D., and The Invisible String Backpack. She has also written The Smile That Went Around the World and Ruby. Patrice has been on a lifelong mission to spread the message that love transcends time and space and is the most powerful force in the universe. Born in London, England, she now lives in Southern California where she is working on her memoir and is the mother of one grown son, Elijah. She invites you to learn more at www.patricekarst.com.

DANA WYSS, PhD holds a doctorate from Lesley University in expressive therapy and is a board-certified art therapist and licensed marriage and family therapist. Her studies focus on art-based research that builds understanding of self-endangering behaviors, the use of animal-assisted therapy in residential treatment, and the impact of nontraditional materials in art therapy. An artist and a director at an adolescent center, she resides in Southern California and facilitates trainings and workshops around the country.


Zoom (link will be emailed to you)

Learning objectives

After attending this course…

  • Identify 4 signs of healthy attachment in children and adolescents.
  • Identify 4 signs of grief and loss in children and adolescents
  • Practice 4 or more activities to support creativity and connection for clients who have experienced grief and loss.
  • Develop a toolbox of 3 creative activities to assist children, and families to increase healthy connections.

Course interaction & system requirements

This workshop will begin with a combination of book reading and activities to provide an overview of attachment theory and how disruptions in attachment such as grief and loss affect youth and families. Through activities selected from the workbook we will explore ways to integrate these books into your clinical work to support creativity and connection. Finally, there will be time dedicated to discussion of how these activities have been effective in group curriculum, individual and family therapy, and adaptations or modifications made to address different developmental and functioning levels.

System requirements to utilize Zoom

Intel 4th to 7th generation desktop CPU with 4 or more cores and CPU base frequency 3 GHz or higher. Intel Core i7 and i9 processors, 11 generation or greater, with 8 or more cores and 2.5 GHz or higher.

Fee & registration

Cost is $20 (free for Members) and includes CE credit. Register prior to the start of the live webinar. Cancellations must be received 24 hours prior to the live webinar to receive a refund.

Course completion & CE info

Course completion requirements: To earn CE credit, participants must log in at the scheduled time, attend the entire course and complete an online course evaluation. Certificates of completion will be emailed within 10 business days of course completion.

Adam’s Place is an approved continuing education provider for The State of Nevada Department of Education, The Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Work, and The State of Nevada Board of Examiners for MFT & CPC.

Adam’s Place, provider number #1943, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Adam’s Place maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 1/11/2024-1/11/2025. Social workers completing this course receive 1 clinical continuing education credit.

For questions or concerns, please call: (702)501-0988


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February 6, 2024
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free – $20.00
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