Webinar: Love After Loss (for women)

March 5, 2020, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM Eastern
Live Webinar
Registration Close Date: March 5, 2020

Presented by the TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing®, this webinar with Dr. Carla Stumpf-Patton, discusses how surviving spouses can find ways to honor their spouse or partner who has died while also choosing to love again. Dr. Stumpf-Patton is the surviving spouse of Marine Corps Drill Instructor Sgt. Richard Stumpf, an active duty Gulf War veteran who died by suicide in 1994, several days before their only child was born. She is re-married to a retired Marine and together they have five children.



Carla Stumpf-Patton
Carla Stumpf-Patton, EdDLMHCNCC, FTCCTPCarla supports survivors of suicide loss as the Director of Suicide Postvention at TAPS. Carla is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, National Certified Counselor, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, Certified Fellow of Thanatology, and professional member of the American Association of Suicidology and Association for Death Education and Counseling. She holds a bachelor’s in psychology, a master’s in professional mental health counseling, and a Doctorate of Education, for which she completed her dissertation research on military families bereaved by suicide.


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 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.