HFA Living with Grief Program

  • Providence St. Mary Medical Center 401 West Poplar Street Walla Walla, WA, 99362 United States

"When Grief is Complicated"

While most people are able to cope with the pain of loss, up to 10 to 20 percent of bereaved persons have more complicated reactions that may impair and impede functioning for a prolonged period of time. This program is designed to assist counselors and others working with bereaved persons understand, assess and assist individuals who may be experiencing such complicated forms of bereavement.  The presentation begins with an overview of contemporary work on complicated grief, then explores interventive strategies to support grievers experiencing complicated forms of grief. 

Length of the program is 2 hours, plus 30 minutes post-program discussion with a professional panel.

This program is sponsored by Walla Walla Community Hospice and Providence St. Mary Medical Center as a free community service. 

The program is 2.5 hours, with an additional 30 minute local discussion required for CE credits. Continuing education hours (CEs) will be available through Hospice Foundation of America for a variety of disciplines. There is a $21 online processing fee per certificate, which will be collected after the conference.