Online Workshop Series: Cultivating Meaning

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For Military Survivors Only
Registration Close Date: June 5, 2023

Meets every Tuesday for 7 sessions from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Eastern

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Recent research has identified critical outcomes like feeling more committed, creative and driven as alternatives to stress.

This workshop will provide participants the opportunity to learn how to use a variety of elements to support their development of meaning during their grief process. We will explore critical functions that can help cultivate meaning for survivors.

 

What to Expect

  • Group interaction and discussion
  • All workshop sessions will be conducted via Zoom video conferencing
  • Breakout rooms for small group learning
  • Group discussions
 

Who Should Attend?

This program is appropriate for military survivors who are one year out from loss wanting to learn new skills to supplement, enhance and or support their grief journey.

 

Learning Objectives

  • Learn new ways to handle future stressors.
  • Understand ways to create an upward spiral that helps to foster moving forward.
  • Explore ways to build trust and deepen connections with others.
 

Post Workshop Series Materials

In order to respect confidentiality and create a space where people feel comfortable sharing, we will not send a recording of the program to participants. We will, however, provide post-program resources, including handouts (in lieu of slides), to help support you in integrating what you learned during the workshop series into your day to day life.

To learn more about this exciting program and to register, please click on the blue button at the top of this page. For questions, please email institute@taps.org.

 

Facilitator

 

Terri L Williams

Terri L. Williams

Terri is a Senior Advisor, TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing®, a U.S. Army Veteran and survivor of the September 11th Attack on the Pentagon. In her previous roles, Terri served as the Chief Learning Officer at the Federal Aviation Administration; Special Assistant to the 20th Secretary of Defense for Quality-of-Life Issues, Military Community and Family Policy; and senior roles at the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Intelligence Community (IC), and the United States Space Command.

With over 30 years in the learning and development field, Terri currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at American University Key Executive Program and Guest Lecturer at Georgetown University, Strategic Management Program. She completed her executive education, graduate school, and undergraduate studies at Georgetown University, American University, Averett University, National-Louis University, The Aspen Institute, and The Office of Personnel Management. Terri is certified in a number of methodologies including the International Coaching Federation (ICF) Professional Certified Coach (PCC) and the European Mentoring & Coaching Council (EMCC). She is a facilitator in Emotional Intelligence (EQI), Outward Mindset, Leadership Presence, and Dare to Lead ™ research-based leadership work of Dr. Brené Brown. In addition, she is an alumnus of the NeuroLeadership Leadership Institute, Grief Recovery Institute (GRI), and the Google Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (SIYLI). Her coaching speciality areas are Positive Psychology, Team Development /Effectiveness, Navigating Uncertainty, Navigating Grief and Supporting Others in Grief, Well-Being Habits, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI), and Behavioral and Mental Health Issues (depression, anxiety, trauma).

 

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 serves as a resource and training center, providing a hub for high-quality collaboration among professionals working in the field of grief and loss.

The Institute is where practical information on coping with loss are 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 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.