Webinar: Double Whammy - Coping with the Death of a Spouse While Parenting a Grieving Child

add to outlook calendar add to gmail calendar April 25, 2019, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM Eastern
Course Available

Presented by the TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing®, this webinar by Justin M. Yopp, PhD, and moderated by Tina Barrett, EdD, LCPC, will focus on the unique grieving and parenting challenges that face widowed mothers and fathers, as well as offer guidance for coping, healing, and reimaging life for them and their children.


Justin Yopp
Justin M. Yopp, PhDJustin is a psychologist and Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Dr. Yopp directs the pediatric psycho-oncology consultation service within UNC’s Comprehensive Cancer Support Program. He also co-leads the Widowed Parent Program at UNC and is co-author of The Group: Seven Widowed Fathers Reimagine Life.
Tina Barrett
Tina Barrett, EdD, LCPCDr. Barrett serves as the executive director and co-founder of Tamarack Grief Resource Center. She provides interactive, inspiring trainings at conferences including the Association for Death Educators and Counselors (ADEC), the National Alliance for Grieving Children (NAGC), and National Bereavement Camp Conference. She has published numerous chapters and articles. She is on the TAPS Advisory Board and serves as a Senior Consultant for the TAPS National Military Suicide Survivors Seminar.

Program Details

Registration is free. 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 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.