Presented by the TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing®, this webinar with Jon K. Reid, PhD, LPC, FT, will share practical tips to help parents and other caregivers understand and support their school-aged children and teenagers through grief, with particular attention to the unique aspects of the adolescent years that create additional challenges to successful coping with the death of parent. Dr. Reid will also discuss indicators for determining when professional support may be needed.
Jon K. Reid, PhD, LPC, FTDr. Reid is a professor of clinical mental health counseling at Southeastern Oklahoma State University; he is an experienced counselor and has provided counseling in public schools, churches, psychiatric hospitals, and agencies. He served as supervisor of grief counselors for a summer camp for bereaved children and has consulted with earthquake survivors in China. Dr. Reid served as President of the Association for Death Education and Counseling (2013-2014), is a National Certified Counselor, earned a Ph.D. in Family Studies (1990 Texas Woman’s University), and has been a faculty member in the Department of Behavioral Sciences at Southeastern Oklahoma State University for over 25 years. Dr. Reid has been published in several professional journals.
This webinar is free and open to the public. Continuing education credit is not available for this program.