Workshops

National and International

Local

National and International

"The Heart of Grief: Theory and Practice Revisited." A day-long workshop for the Tamarack Grief Resource Center, Missoula, MT, April 2010.

"Catching Your Breath in Grief." A day-long workshop for the Grief Counseling Center, Tokyo, Japan, December 2009.

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"Catching Your Breath in Grief: A Workshop for Caregivers." A day-long workshop for the Association for Death Education and Counseling annual conference in Dallas, Texas, April 2009.

"Catching Your Breath in Grief." A day-long workshop for the Dekalb Hospice, Dekalb, Illinois, September 2008.

"Places in the Heart: Grief and Lasting Love." A half-day workshop at the International Network for Personal Meaning conference in Toronto, Ontario, July, 2008.

"Catching Your Breath in Grief." A day-long workshop at St. John's College, Auckland, New Zealand, December 2006.

"Grief Counseling Revisited: Helping Bereaved Clients to Befriend Sorrow, Find Hope, Relearn the World, and Love in Separation" A day-long Workshop for the American Academy of Bereavement, Chicago, Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, Sacramento, San Jose, Concord (CA), Santa Rosa (CA), Oklahoma City, and St. Louis, 2005.

"How to Care for Grieving Souls and Spirits: Grief Counseling Revisited." A day-long workshop for the Association for Death Education and Counseling annual conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, March 2005.

"How to Care for Grieving Souls and Spirits." A half-day workshop for Wings and the Hospice of Central Wisconsin, Wausau, Wisconsin, May 2004.

"Grief Counseling Revisited: Beyond Listening and Presence." A one and a half hour workshop for the National Hospice and Palliative Care Association, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 2004.

"How to Relearn the World: Guidance for Grieving Souls and Spirits." A day-long workshop for the Alberta Palliative Care Association and Alberta Funeral Directors Association, Calgary, Alberta, November 2003.

"How to Find Lasting Love: The Heart of Grief." A day-long workshop for the Alberta Palliative Care Association and Alberta Funeral Directors Association, Calgary, Alberta, November 2003.

"How to Care for Grieving Souls and Spirits: Grief Counseling Revisited." A day-long workshop for the Summer Institute on Dying and Bereavement at Mt. Ida College, Newton, Massachusetts, July 2003.

"The Heart of Grief: How to Find Lasting Love." A day-long workshop for the International Conference on Death and Bereavement, LaCrosse, Wisconsin, May 2003.

"The Heart of Grief: Death and the Search for Lasting Love." A day-long workshop for the Association for Death Education and Counseling annual conference, Portland, Oregon, April 2002. Repeated for the 20th International Conference on Death and Bereavement, London, Ontario, May 2002.

"Relearning the World: Guidance for Caregivers." A day-long workshop for the Education and Research Days following the 11th Annual Palliative Care Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, September 1999.

"Places in the Heart: Grief and Lasting Love." A day-long workshop for Bereaved Families of Ontario, Halton/Peel, Oakville, Ontario, April 1999.

"Relearning the World: Guidance for Caregivers." A day-long workshop prior to the National Conference on Loss and Transition sponsored by the New England Center on Loss and Transition, Springfield, Massachusetts, April 1999; for After Suicide Support Saskatoon Inc., Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, May 1998; and for St. Mary's Grief Support Center and St. Mary's Hospice Program, Duluth, Minnesota, 1996.

"Places in the Heart: Grief and Lasting Love." A one and a half hour workshop during the National Conference on Loss and Transition sponsored by the New England Center on Loss and Transition, Springfield, Massachusetts, April 1999.

"Places in the Heart: Grief and Lasting Love." A half-day workshop for the Education Institute of the Association for Death Education and Counseling, San Antonio, March 1999.

"Grief: Always Complicated, Sometimes More than Others." A one-hour workshop for the National Military Survivor Seminar, sponsored by Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, Inc., Washington, D.C., May 1998.

"Transitions: When Those We Love Fade Away and We Relearn the World." A day-long, workshop (with Betty Davies) for "Death, Dying and Bereavement in the Global Village: Rebuilding the Network" conference in Melbourne, Australia, July 1998 and for the King's College 16th International Conference on Death and Bereavement, London, Ontario, May 1998.

"Leitlinien for Trauerbegleitung." Co-facilitator with R-M Smeding for a week-long workshop program on grief counseling in Bad Segeberg, Germany, 1995.

"Advanced Death Education." (with Judith Stillion) a two day workshop course sponsored by the Education Institute of the Association for Death Education and Counseling, Boston, 1992 (repeated in Memphis, 1993).

"Relearning the Physical World." A two-hour workshop for the 10th International Congress on Care of the Terminally Ill, Montreal, 1994 and for the Association for Death Education and Counseling, Boston, 1992.

"Relearning the World: Challenges and Opportunities in Grief." A day-long workshop sponsored by the Wisconsin Chapter of the Association for Death Education and Counseling, 1995.

"Bioethics and the Terminally Ill." A day-long workshop sponsored by the Association for Death Education and Counseling, Baltimore, 1989.

"Care of the Dying." An afternoon workshop for nurses at MacComb Community College, Michigan, 1979.


Local

"The Heart of Grief: Pulsing with Sorrow and Hope." A five-week short-course with Douglas Daher through Continuing Education at Stanford University, summer 2004.

"Death and Dying: Care and the Caregiver." A week-long workshop at Bowling Green State University, offered annually from 1979 through 1995.

"Grief and Bereavement." A week-long workshop at Bowling Green State offered annually from 1981 through 1995.

"Relearning the World: Challenges and Opportunities in Grief." A day-long workshop sponsored by the Ohio Hospice Association, Columbus, 1990. Repeated at the Ohio State University, Lima Campus, 1990, The Grief Education Institute, Akron, 1991, and the Darke County Hospice, 1991.

"Fragile Humanity: Handle with Care." A day-long workshop for the Hospice of Hancock County, Findlay, Ohio, 1990.

"Death and Dying: Care and the Caregiver." A day-long workshop sponsored by the Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, 1989 (repeated 1990).

"Children and Death." An all-day workshop sponsored by the Office of Continuing Education of Bowling Green State University in 1981.

"Nothing to Fear." A day-long workshop on death and dying, co-directed with Deanna Edwards. Sponsored by Continuing Education, Michael J. Owens Technical College and Riverside Hospital, Toledo, Ohio 1980.

"Grief and Bereavement." An all-day workshop sponsored by the Office of Continuing Education of Bowling Green State University in 1979 and in 1981.

Tom blowing bubbles "Death and Dying: Meeting the Concerns of the Elderly." An all-day workshop sponsored by the Ohio Commission on Aging and held at Bowling Green State University in 1978.

"Dying: Care and the Caregiver." An all-day workshop sponsored by the Office of Continuing Education of Bowling Green State University in 1978.

Numerous in-service workshops through the Office of Continuing Education of Bowling Green State University in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Numerous workshops for funeral homes, social service agencies and church groups in northwest Ohio in the 1980s and early 1990s.