Webinar: #grief: Social Media and Mourning

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Presented by the Hospice Foundation of America (HFA), this program with Kelly Rossetto, PhD, Boise State University and Michelle Post, MA, LMFT, CTBS, Manager of Donor Family Aftercare, OneLegacy, explores how social media is used by both young people and adults to express and share grief, and how hospices and other organizations can best utilize this technology to support grievers. Continuing education credits are available for professionals through the Hospice Foundation of America.



Kelly Rossetto
Kelly Rossetto, PhDAssistant Professor, Department of Communication, Boise State University
Michelle Post
Michelle Post, MA, LMFT, CTBSManager of Donor Family Aftercare, OneLegacy

Program Details

This webinar target audience is for health care clinicians, social service clinicians and others working in the hospice, palliative care, counseling, hospital, nursing home, funeral home or faith community environments.

A total of 1.5 Continuing Education credits will be available from a variety of professional boards. View the board approval list. Certificates cost $9. Webinar registration fees apply.


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.