Presented by the TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing®, this webinar with Dr. Justin Yopp, discusses how surviving spouses can find ways to honor their spouse or partner who has died while also choosing to love again. Dr. Yopp will be joined by Warren Pellegrin, whose wife, Navy Lt. Corinne Pellegrin, fell ill at sea and died shortly after. Mr. Pellegrin is dad to their four children and serves as a Peer Mentor with the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS), supporting other widowers. He will share his journey, life's lessons, and experience of learning to deal with tragic loss and how to positively live life and love again.
Justin Yopp, PhDDr. Yopp 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.” Prior to coming to UNC, Dr. Yopp worked at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.
Warren G. PellegrinWarren G. Pellegrin is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and recently retired FBI Supervisory Special Agent. He is husband to the late Navy Lieutenant Corinne Pellegrin and dad of their four children. After losing Corinne, Warren and his children attended the TAPS Good Grief Camp and experienced an environment of compassion, love, and understanding in the passing of Corinne. Warren now gives back to TAPS as a Peer Mentor and is grateful for the the emotional support he and his children have received.
This webinar is free and open to the public.
Continuing education credit is not available for this program.