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Winter Webinar Series

--November 19, 2013, December 17, 2013 and January 28, 2014

Pricing: $84.95 per program for Organizations, $24.95 per program for Individuals

REGISTER FOR THE 3-PART SERIES AND SAVE
$240 for Organizations (access to all three programs)
$70 for Individuals (access to all three programs)
Register online or by mail/fax with this form (PDF).

  • Supporting Grieving Individuals on the Autism Spectrum: What Works?
    November 19, 2013,
    noon-1:30pm ET. Available until November 18, 2014
    Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, MDiv, Professor of Gerontology, The College of New Rochelle
    Karla Helbert, LPC, author of Finding Your Own Way to Grieve: A Creative Activity Workbook for Kids and Teens on the Autism Spectrum
    This webinar considers the needs of bereaved individuals on the autism spectrum. Beginning with a review of autism, the webinar explores the ways that individuals on the autism spectrum may experience grief. A major section of the webinar discusses interventive strategies designed for individuals on the autism spectrum. 
  • Helping Families Cope with Conflict at the End of Life
    December 17, 2013, noon-1:30pm ET. Available until December 16, 2014
    Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, mDiv, Professor of Gerontology, The College of New Rochelle
    Sherry Schachter, PhD, FT, Director of Bereavement Services for Calvary Hospital/Hospice in New York
    The very definition of hospice care centers on family-centered care.  Yet this can be very complicated when dealing with difficult or dysfunctional families during the crises of a family member's terminal illness.  This webinar assists hospice professionals in assessing families in conflict and offers strategies for effectively working with these families.
  • Strategies for Successful Family Meetings: Handling Family Conflict
    January 28, 2014,
    noon to 1:30pm ET. Available until January 27, 2015
    Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, mDiv, Professor of Gerontology, The College of New Rochelle
    Sherry Schachter, PhD, FT, Director of Bereavement Services for Calvary Hospital/Hospice in New York
    This webinar focuses on the family meeting as a way to resolve conflicts emerging in end-of-life care.  The webinar offers participants practical strategies for planning and conducting family meetings.
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Support Group Webinar Series

Webinars will take place on the 3rd Tuesday of the month, from noon—1:30pm ET
--June 18, July 16, August 20

Pricing: $84.95 per program for Organizations, $24.95 per program for Individuals

REGISTER FOR THE 3-PART SERIES AND SAVE
$240 for Organizations (access to all three programs)
$70 for Individuals (access to all three programs)
Register online or by mail/fax with this form.

  • Running Effective Grief Support Groups: Lessons from Research
    June 18, 2013, noon-1:30pm ET. Available until June 17, 2014.
    Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, mDiv, Professor of Gerontology, The College of New Rochelle
    J. William Worden, PhD, ABPP, author of Grief Counseling and Grief Therapy: A Handbook for the Mental Health Practitioner
    This webinar explores the ways that support groups can be valuable in assisting grieving individuals.  Participants will explore the implications of current research that addresses the values and dangers of group modalities as well as ways to enhance the value of support groups. The discussion will include real-life examples of organizational challenges when developing and running effective support groups.
  • Effective Grief Support Groups for Children
    July 16, 2013, noon-1:30pm ET. Available until July 15, 2014.
    Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, mDiv, Professor of Gerontology, The College of New Rochelle
    Andy McNiel, MA, LPC, Executive Director of the National Alliance for Grieving Children
    This program will focus specifically on grief groups for children (up to the age of 13).  The webinar explores various types of grief groups that work best to support grieving children, as well as the unique challenges in developing these groups.
  • Effective Grief Support Groups for Adolescents
    August 20, 2013, noon-1:30pm ET. Available until August 19, 2014.
    Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, mDiv, Professor of Gerontology, The College of New Rochelle
    Pamela Gabbay, MA, FT, Director of The Mourning Star Center for Grieving Children in Palm Desert, CA
    This program will focus specifically on grief groups for adolescents and young people (ages 13—21). The webinar explores the most current thinking about providing grief support for adolescents and the unique challenges in developing these groups.
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