Grief Awareness Conference


Date: Friday, November 17

Time: 8:45am-4:30pm

Location: Creighton University Harper Center, 2500 California Plaza, Omaha, NE


Early Bird: $100 general registration or $75 for students & current GJ facilitators

After 10/17: $125 general registration or $85 for students & current GJ facilitators

Morning Keynote Only: $30

Luncheon Keynote Only: $30

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Conference Agenda

Join us for a day of enhancing awareness, education, and support for all forms of grief.

A variety of workshops led by national, regional, and local speakers fill the day to help area professionals build their toolboxes for grief support.

Download a PDF of the conference program.

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Tashel Bordere, PhD, CT

Opening Keynote Presentation

From “Staying Inside” to the “Other Side”: The Suffocated Grief of African American Youth

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Beth Katz, MSW, MPP

Luncheon Keynote Presentation

Spiritual Identity and Religious Diversity: Ethical Implications for Our Work

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Promote your services or products at the event. Space is limited and will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

For-Profit Exhibitors: $125

Nonprofit Exhibitors: $75

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Your support enables us to continue offering community education opportunities and supports our free programming. Various sponsor levels are available :

  • Friend Level – $500
  • Bronze Level – $1000
  • Silver Level – $2500
  • Gold Level – $5000

View more information here.

Become a Sponsor

Cancellation Policy

A $50 cancellation fee will be assessed for all cancellations up to 10 days prior to the event. Written notification of cancellation must be provided to Grief’s Journey. No refund will be provided for cancellations less than 10 days prior to the event. Your safety is important to us. In the event that the event is cancelled by Grief’s Journey due to inclement weather or emergency, all registrants will receive a full refund.

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Bronze Level

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center

Millard Public Schools Foundation

Friend Level

Omaha Police Officers’ Association