Webinar: Counseling Bereaved Teens - Bridging the Communication Gap

add to outlook calendar add to gmail calendar September 26, 2018, 1:00 PM-3:30 PM Eastern
Course Available | CE Credits available until September 25, 2019

Presented by the TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing®, this discussion with Pamela Gabbay, EdD, FT and Andy McNiel, MA from The Satori Group, LLC, and moderated by Tina Barrett, EdD, LCPC, from the Tamarack Grief Resource Center, will discuss techniques to effectively communicate with grieving teens. Professionals will learn tools and activities to build rapport, trust, and facilitate communication in a group or individual setting.



Pamela Gabbay
Pamela Gabbay, EdD, FTDr. Gabbay is co-founder and a childhood bereavement consultant with The Satori Group, LLC and part of the national Training Corps for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. She served as Director of the Mourning Star Center for Grieving Children and President of the Southern California Chapter of the Association for Death Education and Counseling. She co-authored Understanding and Supporting Bereaved Children: A Practical Guide for Professionals.
Andy McNeil
Andy McNiel, MAMr. McNiel is co-founder of The Satori Group, LLC and has served in leadership throughout his career in a variety of non-profit and bereavement support settings to include The National Alliance for Grieving Children, The Amelia Center at Children’s of Alabama, and Treasure Coast Hospice in South Florida. He co-authored Understanding and Supporting Bereaved Children: A Practical Guide for Professionals and is a trainer for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Tina Barrett
Tina Barrett, EdD, LCPCDr. Barrett serves as the executive director and co-founder of Tamarack Grief Resource Center. She provides interactive, inspiring trainings at conferences including the Association for Death Educators and Counselors (ADEC), the National Alliance for Grieving Children (NAGC), and National Bereavement Camp Conference. She has published numerous chapters and articles. She is on the TAPS Advisory Board and serves as a Senior Consultant for the TAPS National Military Suicide Survivors Seminar.

Program Details

This webinar is intended for grief, social service, and education professionals and will contain information that is academic in nature.

Registration is free. Continuing Education (2.5 hours) credit is available from a variety of professional boards. Certificate fee is $50. Instructions for obtaining CEs will be provided during the webinar. 

View the full program information sheet with a list of approved boards. 


About the TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing®

The TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing® is positioned to be the national and worldwide leader in training and education for bereavement professionals, bereaved individuals, and grieving military and civilian families.

Through an alliance with the Hospice Foundation of America, the foremost leader in professional grief and loss education, the Institute will serve as a resource and training center, providing a hub for high-quality collaboration between professionals working in the field of grief and loss.

The Institute is where practical information on coping with loss will be accessible for all who seek current strategies, the most effective tools, and best practices for supporting those who are grieving and those who serve the grieving. 

TAPS has teamed with the Hospice Foundation of America to educate caregivers, mental health professionals, clergy, funeral directors, casualty officers, the bereaved themselves, and so many others on the best ways to travel the grief journey. Together at the Institute, the two organizations will provide workshops, seminars, panel discussions, and more to train professionals and help individuals and families thrive after loss.

TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing® is located at TAPS Headquarters, 3033 Wilson Blvd., Third Floor, Arlington, VA 22201

Email us at Institute@taps.org or give us a call at 800-959-8277 (TAPS) with any questions.