National Hospice Foundation of America’s Living With Grief Program

Start: April 17, 2014 1:30 p.m.
End: April 17, 2014 4:30 p.m.
Location: Alumni Center

Contact Details

Fisher Institute for Wellness and Gerontology

Helping Adolescents Cope with Loss

Cost of Registration: $20

This new program focuses exclusively on the issues that adolescents face as they cope with loss. Adolescence, broadly defined as middle school years to emerging adulthood, is a significant developmental period during which adolescents form identity, independence and intimacy. Illness and loss profoundly influences these processes. Moreover, adolescent encounters with loss are likely to be traumatic – deaths by accident, suicide and homicide. This program explores the ways that healthcare workers, hospices, educators, social workers, counselors, clergy, funeral directors and other professionals can assist adolescents as they cope with loss. Continuing education credits (3 hours) are offered for many disciplines.

Learn more about the program or call 765-285-1293.