Webinar: Grief Leadership - Examples from the Life and Service of Captain America

add to outlook calendar add to gmail calendar May 20, 2021, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM Eastern
Course Availabe | CE Credits Available until May 19, 2022

What is Grief Leadership and how can we learn about it from the life and service of the iconic Marvel character, Captain America? Join us as two retired U.S. Army Officers explore Bartone's (2019) Principles of Grief Leadership, while incorporating principles and practices from the Uniformed Services University (USU) Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress (CSTS) Grief Leadership Fact Sheet using Captain America, the world's first Avenger, as a Case Example.

Leaders in grief and non-grief related groups, organizations, military/veterans, private companies, and government are encouraged to join.

This webinar is presented by the TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing®.




Stephen J. Cozza

Stephen J. Cozza, MD

Dr. Cozza is a Professor of Psychiatry at the Uniformed Services University where he serves as Associate Director, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress. He is a graduate of the United States Military Academy and received his medical degree from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He completed his residency in General Psychiatry and fello.wship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Dr. Cozza is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and has served in a variety of positions of responsibility in the Department of Psychiatry at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.


David Carey

LTC David F. Carey, MS, USA (Ret.)

David Carey served in the Army for 23 years as both an Armor / Cavalry Officer and a Strategic Intelligence Officer. During this time he deployed twice to Iraq, and once each to Afghanistan, North Macedonia, and Uganda. He is a graduate of the National Intelligence University with a Masters of Strategic Intelligence and has served in a variety of assignments including tours in Germany, the United Kingdom, and the U.S. Department of State. However, his best day was when he met his partner/fiancée‚ Dr. Jill Harrington-LaMorie. He continues to serve the country as a National Security Contractor with DoD and the Intelligence community.


Jill Harrington-LaMorie


Jill Harrington-LaMorie, DSW, LCSW

Dr. Harrington-LaMorie is in private practice in the greater Washington, D.C., area, where she works as an adjunct professor, grief educator, trainer, writer, and consultant. She is the creator and lead Editor of a new, novel, and creative grief and loss textbook, published by Routledge, entitled Superhero Grief: The Transformative Power of the Loss. The book is the first of its kind to explore theories, concepts, creative practices as well as lived stories from the bereaved using modern-day superhero narratives. Dr. Harrington is also a surviving spouse, TAPS volunteer, and proud parent of two adult children.


Program Details

This webinar is free and open to the public.

Continuing education (1.5 hours) is available for a variety of boards through the TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing® for $25 per certificate. More information is available on the program information and board approvals list (PDF). Instructions for obtaining your certificate will be provided at the end of the webinar.


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.