Join Tara Woodruff Dukes from Care Group Support to learn more about natural stress responses and how we can effectively counteract them. Tara will share tips and tools, including exercises, to help with healthy stress release and stress prevention.
This TAPS Talk is presented by the TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing®.
Manager, TAPS Care Groups ProgramTara’s grief journey began with the death of her husband, Navy Lt. Cmdr. Jay L. Woodruff, in 2009. Her loss brought her to the TAPS family, at first for healing, and now for serving. Since 2017, she has served as both a volunteer and peer mentor, currently contributing to the growth of the TAPS Care Groups program. Tara holds a bachelor of science degree in nursing, with over 12 years experience in critical care, emergency nursing and healthcare management. She is a registered nurse, certified yoga and meditation instructor and mother of four. As a survivor and Navy veteran, Tara dutifully serves TAPS in remembrance of her late husband and in honor of all those who have served.
This live connection is free and open to the public.
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