Transforming Loss: Finding Potential for Growth
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 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 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 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 hospicefoundation.org).
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 closes on April 17, 2018. Seating is limited. Save your seat today!
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 TAPS Institute
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.
For more than two decades, 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