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Webinar: Coping with Anticipatory Grief 7/28/2020

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add to outlook calendar add to gmail calendar JULY 28, 2020, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM EASTERN

When a loved one is facing a life-threatening illness or injury, grief is a natural reaction not only to the anticipation of death, but also to all the losses associated within the course of an illness or injury. Anticipatory grief can also be present when a loved one is living with other forms of illness such as addiction, traumatic brain injury, or dementia. The grief is not unlike the traumatic stress that can affect those whose loved ones are in danger due to combat. Anticipatory grief makes us keenly aware of "what was" when the threat of death seems imminent.

Presented by the TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing®, this live webinar with Dr. Ken Doka discusses strategies to support yourself or someone else who is experiencing anticipatory grief.



Ken Doka
KEN DOKA, PHD, MDIVDr. Doka is a Senior Bereavement Consultant to Hospice Foundation of America (HFA) and recipient of the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC). He serves as editor of HFA's Living with Grief® book series and its Journeys bereavement newsletter. He is a prolific author, editor, and lecturer; past president of ADEC; and a member and past chair of the International Work Group on Death, Dying, and Bereavement (IWG). In 2018, the IWG presented Doka with the Herman Feifel Award for outstanding achievement in thanatology. He received an award for Outstanding Contributions in the Field of Death Education from ADEC in 1998. Doka is an ordained Lutheran minister and a licensed mental health counselor in the state of New York.



This webinar is free and open to the public. Continuing education credit is not available for this program.


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