Tory Hagerman joined Gilda’s Club in the fall of 2017 as a facilitator for the children and youth support groups and has now moved into a permanent role with the organization. Along with being a Certified Child Life Specialist, Tory holds a BA in Child and Family Studies and is a Registered Early Childhood Educator. Tory has spent the past 12 years’ working with a diverse group of children and families in clinical, community and home settings. Tory is particularly passionate about supporting the health equity and psychosocial needs of children and youth experiencing life changing events. As part of a collective network, Tory is proud to have contributed to bringing accessible grief and bereavement resources to children, youth, caregivers and professionals within the community.