Grief Awareness Conference Agenda

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8:00-8:45am     Registration, Breakfast, & Exhibitors

 

8:45-9:00am     Welcome & Introduction

 

9:00-10:30am     Opening Keynote (1.5 CEs)
From “Staying Inside” to the “Other Side”: The Suffocated Grief of African American Youth
Tashel Bordere, PhD, CT
Ballroom C

 

10:30-11:00am     Networking & Exhibitor Break

 

11:00-12:00pm     Session A: Concurrent Workshops (1 CE)

  • Dusk to Dawn: A Hospital Based Violence Prevention Program (Charity Evans, MD, MHCM & Ashley Emmel, MSN, MBA, RN)
  • Co-parent Grief (Michael Perdunn)
  • The Role and Impact of Grief in the Addiction Journey (Alan Fredericksen, MA)
  • Perinatal Hospice: Providing Hope for the Hopeless Pregnancies (Jennifer Sommer)

12:00-12:30pm     Lunch Ballroom C

 

12:30-1:30pm     Luncheon Keynote (1 CE)
Beth Katz
Ballroom C
This session meets the criteria of an approved continuing education program for mental health and social work practice related to ethics.

 

1:30-1:45pm     Break

 

1:45-3:15 pm Session B: Concurrent Workshops (1.5 CEs)

  • Space and Place for Grief Support in Schools: A Cultural Framework (Tashel Bordere, PhD, CT)
  • Grief from Inherited Trauma (Scott Butler, EdD & Kay Kronholm, MS, LMHP, NCC)
  • Understanding Suicide Grief (Jill Hamilton)
  • There is No Good Grief, Charlie Brown: How the Brain and Body Process Grief (Barb Harris, PhD)

3:15-3:30pm     Break

 

3:30-4:30pm     Session C: Concurrent Workshops (1 CE)

  • Ethics and Decision Making at the End of Life (Jacob Dahlke, MS)
    This session meets the criteria of an approved continuing education program for mental health and social work practice related to ethics.
  • Grief in Native American Communities (Grace Johnson)
  • Hands-On Activities to Support Grief for Children 3-18 Years (Monica White, MSW, LCSW & Hannah Dolezal)
  • All Gave Some, Some Gave All: Grief Work with Veterans, Active Military, and their Families (Erika Jacobson, MSW, LCSW, LADC)

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