Grief Awareness Conference

 

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED,
BUT YOU CAN STILL REGISTER AT THE DOOR ON FRIDAY

 

Date: Friday, November 17

Time: 8:45am-4:30pm

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

Registration

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

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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Hotel

Looking for a place to stay? Book at the DoubleTree Downtown – a beautiful hotel located just a few convenient blocks from the conference venue. Shuttle service available.

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Exhibitors

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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Continuing Education Credits

This conference meets the criteria of an approved continuing education program for mental health practice and social work in the state of Nebraska for up to 6.0 hours.

The luncheon keynote session, “Spiritual Identity and Religious Diversity: Ethical Implications for Our Work” , meets the criteria of an approved continuing education program for mental health and social work practice in the state of Nebraska for 1.0 hour related to ethics.

The breakout session “Ethics and Decision Making at the End of Life” meets the criteria of an approved continuing education program for mental health and social work practice in the state of Nebraska for 1.0 hour related to ethics.

The breakout session “The Role and Impact of Grief in the Addiction Journey” is an approved continuing education program for alcohol and drug counselors for 1.0 hour (Approval Number 17.042).

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

Silver Level

CHI Health at Home

Omaha Public Schools Foundation

Bronze Level

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center

Millard Public Schools Foundation

AseraCare Hospice Foundation

Friend Level

Omaha Police Officers’ Association