Free Grief Presentation - Beyond Kubler Ross: New Perspectives on Death, Dying and Grief

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This educational program will be hosted by Mary Washington Hospice on Friday, September 14 beginning at 8:00 a.m. at the John F. Fick Conference Center, Fredericksburg, VA. The program will explore theories and models developed since the 1969 publication of Kubler Ross's on Death and Dying in which the world was introduced to the "5 Stages of Dying" and later, the "5 Stages of Grief."

Friday, September 14, 2012
8:00a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
John F. Fick Conference Center

This video program hosted by Mary Washington Hospice will explore the most current theoretical perspectives on dying, death and grief, emphasizing areas where understandings of dying, death and grief have been challenged and developed since the 1969 publication of Kubler-Ross’ epochal work, On Death and Dying.

This presentation that features a panel of local experts will be beneficial to a range of professionals who counsel persons who are dying or bereaved, including psychologists, counselors, clergy, social workers, nurses, physicians and other health care workers, as well as educators, funeral directors and nursing home administrators.

FEATURED PANEL:
Patrick McManus, MD, Mary Washington Hospice Medical Director
Judy Burkle, MSW, Social Worker
Christi Carver, MSN, Clinical Nurse Specialist in Psychiatric Nursing
Larry Austin, PhD, Director of Pastoral Care, Mary Washington Healthcare
Moderator: Jessica Dederer, Manager, Mary Washington Hospice

CONTINUING EDUCATION
Beyond Kübler-Ross: New Perspectives on Death, Dying and Grief is available for 2.5 credits of continuing education. For the full list of board approvals, please see the list of Anticipated Board Approvals on HFA’s website, located at http://www.hospicefoundation.org. CE credits are available to participants online or via mail.
$30

REGISTRATION - FREE
To register, call Health Link at 540.741.1404 or 800.722.2788.
(Fees only apply to receive the CE credits.)

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