Transforming Loss: Finding Potential for Growth

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TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing | Arlington, Virginia

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TAPS and the Hospice Foundation of America are proud to co-present the 25th Anniversary Living with Grief® series and host this live panel discussion featuring leading voices in the field of post-traumatic growth following loss. 



Bret Moore
Bret Moore, PhD, ABPP

Bret Moore completed two tours in Iraq with the Army as a clinical psychologist and co-authored The Post-Traumatic Growth Workbook along with Richard Tedeschi, PhD.

Ken Doka
Ken Doka, PhD, MDiv

Ken Doka is professor of gerontology at the Graduate School of the College of New Rochelle and a prolific author on grief and bereavement. His most recent book is Grief Is a Journey.

Linda Goldman
Linda Goldman, MS, LCPC, NBCC, FT

Linda Goldman is the author of Life and Loss: A Guide to Help Grieving Children and is on the advisory board of TAPS, serving as the children’s bereavement advisor.

Special Book Offer

The companion book to the program, "Transforming Loss," features Dr. Ken Doka; Dr. Richard Tedeschi; Patti Anewalt, PhD, LPC, FT; Bonnie Carroll, President and Founder of TAPS; and others who offer clinical and peer tools to support and encourage transformative growth for those who are grieving. This inspirational program also includes advice for the bereaved and inspiring stories from individuals who have experienced transformation after their loss. 

There will be a book signing following the program with the authors. Copies of “Transforming Loss” will be available at the discounted price of $15 (available after the program at the list price of $25.95 through


Program Fees

This event is FREE and includes a screening of the 90-minute video program, a live panel discussion with Q & A opportunity, lunch, networking, and 2 hours of continuing education from a variety of professional boards.


Registration Details

Registration closed on April 17, 2018. 

 This event is open to the general public, TAPS survivors, healthcare professionals, grief and bereavement specialists. Please share this invitation with your friends and colleagues.  


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, veteran and civilian families. 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. 

The Institute provides workshops, seminars, panel discussions, and more 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.

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

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