2022 Grief Seminar

2022 Grief Seminar – Back in Person!!!

Registration Opens: July 18, 2022

 

Seminar Dates: September 8 & 9, 2022 – 

Educators Session, Thursday, September 8, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

General Public Session, Thursday, September 8, 6:45 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Professional Caregivers Session, Friday, September 9, 8:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.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.

 

Sponsorship is now open for the 2022 Grief Seminar-

 

  • Cost is $100, Includes table and tablecloth

  • This year all attendees will receive a CHECK-OFF LIST* showing they have visited each sponsor table. Completed lists* will be entered into a drawing to win a $100 gift card!

  • Email Brenda Atkinson [email protected] to receive the sponsorship form

  • DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR SPONSORSHIP IS FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2022.

  • A Sponsorship Breakfast will be held Thursday, July 21, 2022 at 8:30 a.m. at the Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes –  Southeast location, 1604 NE Main Street, Simpsonville, SC 29681.