Grief Tower 101

This workshop introduces the Grief Tower methodology as a way of helping TCKs process their grief.

If you’ve already received training on the Grief Tower, you can skip ahead to Grief Tower 201, otherwise this is a prerequisite to Grief Tower 201.
This introductory course will cover:
  • Understanding the methodology 
  • Various practical application models
  • When to know which "blocks" need follow-up care
Introduction to unstacking the Grief Tower - whether you are an Adult TCK unstacking your own tower, or you are a parent or caregiver of TCKs helping them unstack their tower (this is covered more fully in Grief Tower 201).

Purchase Grief Tower 101 & 201 as a bundle to save! 



2 hours


Lauren Wells & Elizabeth Vahey Smith



Why should I take this course?


Care Providers

Adult TCKs

Parents would benefit from this workshop because it will help them to support their TCKs as they grieve the many losses of the TCK life.
This workshop is designed for caregiver and sending entities so that they can lead families through processing grief using the Grief Tower Methodology.
Adult TCKs would benefit from this workshop because it will help them to better understand the impact of grief on their life and how to begin to process it.

Meet the instructor

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Lauren Wells

Chief Executive Officer
Lauren is the Founder and CEO of TCK Training and author of Raising Up a Generation of Healthy Third Culture Kids, The Grief Tower, and Unstacking Your Grief Tower. An Adult Third Culture Kid (ATCK) who spent her teenage years living in Tanzania, East Africa, Lauren has worked with over 1,000 parents and TCK caregivers and has trained staff from over 80 organizations. 

Elizabeth Vahey Smith

Chief Operating Officer
Author of The Practice of Processing, Elizabeth is a skilled communicator and trauma-informed educator who helps transform abstract concepts into practical steps, equipping, encouraging, and empowering people to reach their goals. Elizabeth is a mom of two worldschooling TCKs.