Webinar: So Much Has Changed - Managing Secondary Losses During the Holidays

add to outlook calendar add to gmail calendar November 20, 2019, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM Eastern
Course Available

Presented by the TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing®, this webinar with Ken Doka, PhDMDiv, discusses how the loss of a loved one can feel especially dificult during the holiday season, as families face an empty seat at the Thanksgiving table or changes in a cherished holiday ritual and the impact it has one one's grief journey and some strategies for coping with them.



Ken Doka
Ken Doka, PhD, MDivKen Doka is a prolific author, his books include Spirituality and End-of-Life Care, Grieving beyond Gender: Understanding the Ways Men and Woman Mourn, and Living with Grief: Children and Adolescents, amongst others. He has published more than 100 articles and book chapters and is editor of both Omega: The Journal of Death and Dying and Journeys: A Newsletter to Help in BereavementDr. Doka is an ordained Lutheran minister and is a member of the TAPS Advisory Board and a senior consultant to Hospice Foundation of America.

Program Details

This webinar is free and open to the public. Continuing education credit is not available for this program. 


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

Email us at Institute@taps.org or give us a call at 800-959-8277 (TAPS) with any questions.