Webinar: Love After Loss (for women)

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Course Available

Presented by the TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing®, this webinar with Dr. Carla Stumpf-Patton and Ms. Susan Starnes, discusses how bereaved female survivors can learn to honor their spouse or intimate partner who has died while also embracing new relationships and choosing to love again. 



Carla Stumpf-Patton
Carla Stumpf-Patton, EdDLMHCNCC, FTCCTPCarla supports survivors of suicide loss as the Senior 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.
Warren G. Pellegrin
Susan Starnes, LCSW-C
Susan works with the Maryland Air National Guard as the Wing Director of Psychological Health. She supports service members and their families to improve and maintain their mental wellness. Ms. Starnes is a Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical, where she holds both a bachelor's and master's degree in Social Work. Susan is a surviving military spouse who has participated along with her children in TAPS programs for bereaved military families. She has since remarried, where she is raising a blended family along with her spouse.


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.