Presented by the TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing®, this webinar presented by Chaplain Margaret Kobb and David Stevenson shares resources and information to help support children with autism who are facing grief and loss.
Margaret Lynn Beaudoin-Kobb, MDivChaplain Kobb is the staff chaplain for the Emergency Department at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP). Chaplain Kobb earned her master’s degree from the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia, and her bachelor’s from Bowling Green State University. She is the co-chair elect of the HUP Diversity & Inclusion Core Council, and has pioneered a number of initiatives throughout Penn Medicine aimed at integration of and better care for patients with disabilities. In addition, she has been active at the local, state, and national levels of Autism Speaks, and successfully lobbied congress for the passage of the ABLE Act and Avonte’s Law.
David Stevenson, MDiv, CTDavid is a bereavement coordinator/counselor at Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care, based out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As a U.S. Army veteran, a chaplain, and a bereavement counselor, David’s unique background helps him form a special bond with those experiencing grief and loss. Before his current role with Crossroads, he worked as a child grief specialist at Highmark Caring Place, recognized as the premier grieving center for children, adolescents and their families. David has a strong background in autism, having worked as a behavioral specialist with children and adults with autism for many years.
This webinar is free and open to the public.
Continuing education credit is not available for this program.