Presentation on grief at OASIS Dec. 17

St. Cloud State University Professor Marc Markell will speak about grief Dec. 17 at the Osseo Area Source of Information and Support (OASIS) meeting.

Markell is a professor of special education. He will talk about how grief is not only experienced after the death of a significant person, but also as a result of emotional, cognitive and behavioral challenges. He will address grief reactions and myths.

The presentation is 6:30-8 p.m. with optional discussion until 8:30. The event is in the media center at Weaver Lake Elementary School, 15900 Weaver Lake Road, Maple Grove. Childcare is provided. The event is free and open to the public.

OASIS meets monthly during the school year for a presentation on a mental health topic and for resource sharing and support.