Navigation Links
Hospice Foundation of America Presents Webinar on 'Grief, Holidays, and Family Dynamics'
Date:10/20/2009

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Nationally-known experts Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, MDiv, and Sherry R. Schachter, PhD, FT, will discuss the importance of helping grieving people cope with the holidays during Hospice Foundation of America's (HFA's) live online webinar on Monday, November 16 from 1pm-2pm EST.

"Facing loss at any time is a difficult challenge; dealing with grief during the holidays, traditionally times filled with joy and celebration, can often add additional stresses," states Dr. Doka, Senior Consultant to HFA. "Professionals and families need information and resources to help grieving people recognize and cope with these feelings."

Dr. Doka and Dr. Schachter will discuss how bereavement professionals and other providers can help grieving families think ahead about how their holidays may be different and difficult, and help them plan to cope more effectively; special emphasis will be given to developing strategies to help grieving children. And while the webinar takes place during a "season" of important holidays for many, other holidays throughout the year can generate grief such as Mother's Day, Father's Day, or Valentine's Day. Dr. Doka and Dr. Schachter will discuss programs that organizations can use to assist grieving families during any holiday season.

Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, MDiv, is a professor of gerontology at the Graduate School of The College of New Rochelle in New York. Dr. Doka has served as a panelist on all sixteen of HFA's Living With Grief National Bereavement Teleconferences. Sherry R. Schachter, PhD, FT, is the director of bereavement services for Calvary Hospital/Hospice, Bronx, NY, where she develops, coordinates, and facilitates educational services for staff and families. She facilitates bereavement groups for bereaved spouses/partners, adults whose parents have died, and parents who have lost children.

To register, go to: http://store.hospicefoundation.org/home.php?cat=27. Continuing education credits for one credit hour are available for a range of professional boards. The Organization Registration Fee is $75, allowing an unlimited number of viewers to attain credit when viewed from one computer; the Individual Registration Fee is $25 and includes one hour of CE credit for the registered individual. To learn more about this exciting new educational offering, contact HFA at 800-854-3402 or go to http://www.hospicefoundation.org/education/webinars. Hospice Foundation of America is a non-profit organization whose mission is to help those who cope personally or professionally with terminal illness, death, and the process of grief and bereavement.

    CONTACT:
    Lisa Veglahn,
    +1-800-854-3402
    lveglahn@hospicefoundation.org

SOURCE Hospice Foundation of America


'/>"/>
SOURCE Hospice Foundation of America
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) Members Take Their Case to Capitol Hill
2. The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) Joins Sens. Susan Collins and Bob Casey and Reps. Jim McGovern and Walter Jones in Urging Access to Home Health Care
3. U.S. Celebrates National Home Care and Hospice Month in November
4. Delaware Hospice Honors President and CEO Susan D. Lloyd, MSN, RN
5. Hospice Caring, Inc. Earns Seal of Excellence and Elects New Board Member
6. Hospice: An Overlooked Option
7. Hospice and palliative care providers unite to discuss
8. Cultural Beliefs May Keep Blacks From Hospice Care
9. Hospice Community to Focus on Advocacy at National Leadership Conference
10. $250,000 Grant Awarded to National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization from Technology Grant Program
11. The Readers Digest Foundation to Donate $100,000 to National Hospice Foundation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/8/2016)... , ... December 08, 2016 , ... Vida ... an $18M Series B led by Canvas Ventures . Other investors include Nokia ... scale its mobile platform to serve more consumers who are managing chronic conditions ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... The ... offices headquartered in Jefferson County, is announcing the launch of a charity drive ... The number of homeless women and children in Birmingham has grown steadily since ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... Louis, MS (PRWEB) , ... December 08, 2016 , ... ... that serve commercial and residential clients in and around the Hancock County area, is ... for the Hancock County Food Pantry. , The Hancock County Food Pantry has worked ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... PA (PRWEB) , ... December 07, 2016 , ... ... with the announcement that it is one of the early adopters completing EU-U.S. Privacy ... Framework is designed to provide companies on both sides of the Atlantic with a ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 07, 2016 , ... Kenall Manufacturing, ... new MedMaster™ MPCNGX . The MPCNGX is a multi-function, sealed, LED luminaire that ... amount of light where and when it’s needed. , A 2’ x ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/8/2016)... SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. , Dec. 8, ... engineered nuclease technology to develop novel antiviral therapeutics, ... , M.D., as chief executive officer and a ... "Dirk is an incredibly experienced executive with a ... companies," said Stephen Quake, D.Phil., founder of Agenovir, ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... N.J., Dec. 8, 2016 CANTEL MEDICAL CORP. (NYSE: ... of $18,800,000, or $0.45 per diluted share, on a 22.1% ... quarter ended October 31, 2016. This compares with net income ... $153,779,000 for the first quarter ended October 31, 2015. ... quarter ended October 31, 2016 to $21,323,000, or $0.51 per ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... 8, 2016 Stock-Callers.com revisits the ... distribution, and marketing of pharmaceutical drug products. Companies in ... and expiration. Additionally, these firms typically have dividend yields ... whole. Up for review this morning are: Novo Nordisk ... (NASDAQ: SGYP ), Pernix Therapeutics Holdings Inc. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: