2022 Grief Seminar

2022 Grief Seminar – Back in Person and FREE to attend!

Registration is now open!

 

Seminar Dates: September 8 & 9, 2022 – 

 

 

  • Educators Session: “Beyond Burnout: Finding Balance and Enhancing Resilience”

                                    Thursday, September 8, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. (check-in from 3:15 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

 

  • General Public Session: “Finding Our Way: Grief, Resilience, and Growth in Difficult Times”

                                    Thursday, September 8, 2022 from 6:45 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (check-in from 6:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.)

 

  • Professional Caregivers Session: “The Helper’s Journey: Empathy, Compassion, and the Challenge of Caring”

                                     Friday, September 9, 2022 from 8:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (check-in from 8:00 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.)

 

 

Location: Brookwood Church, 580 Brookwood Point Pl., Simpsonville, SC 29681

 

Guest Speaker: Dr. Dale Larson

 

 

Dale G. Larson (B.A, University of Chicago; Ph.D., U.C. Berkeley) is Professor of Counseling Psychology at Santa Clara University, A Jesuit university in Silicon Valley, California. A clinician and researcher, he is a Fulbright Scholar, a Fellow in the American Psychological Association, and member of the International Work Group on Death, Dying and Bereavement.

His publications on end-of-life issues, stress in professional caregivers, grief and grief counseling, and self-concealment are widely cited, both in the scientific literature and in the popular media, and he was Senior Editor and a contributing author for the Finding Our Way: Living with Dying in America national newspaper series that reached 7 million Americans,  He is the author of The Helper’s Journey: Empathy, Compassion, and the Challenge of Caring (2020, Research Press), which received a Book of the Year Award from the American Journal of Nursing.  A frequent presenter at national and international conferences, Dr. Larson received the Association for Death Education and Counseling Death Educator Award in 2016 and was honored as an Innovator of Hospice and Palliative Care by the National Hospice Foundation in 2018.