Hospice of Davidson County is hosting its Ninth Annual Grief and Loss Professional Conference, virtually, Thursday, October 8.
Hosted from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. and led by Dr. Howard Winokuer. Phd., this year’s conference is based on the latest research, theoretical approaches, and best clinical practices in the field of Thanatology, which is the scientific study of death and the methods associated with it, including the study of the needs of the terminally ill and their families.
The course will provide participants with a knowledge base in the area of bereavement. It is intended for professionals, volunteers, and support staff who work with the critically ill, the dying, or the bereaved.
The registration fee for the one-day virtual conference is $65 per person, $50 per person for three or more individuals representing the same organization, $50 for clergy and educators and $20 for students with a valid ID.
Dr. Winokuer is the founder of The Winokuer Center for Counseling and Healing, and has worked in the field of dying, death, and bereavement for over 30 years as a grief counselor, college professor, author, and hospice professional.
He has written articles and chapters on grief and bereavements and was co-editor of Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society: Bridging Research and Practice (2011) and co-editor of Sibling Loss across the Lifespan (2016). He is also the co-author of Principles and Practices of Grief Counseling (2012), Principles and Practices of Grief Counseling (2nd ed.) (2016) and Principles and Practices of Grief Counseling (3rd ed.) (2020).
The conference is approved for 5.5 continuing education credits via The Association for Death Education and Counseling and the North Carolina Board of Funeral Service and the National Board for Certified Counselors.
Registration is required and is now open until October 6.
For more information or to register visit, hospiceofdavidson.org or call, (336) 475-5444.
About Hospice of Davidson County
For more than 35 years, Hospice of Davidson County has been a recognized leader in the advancement of quality end-of-life care across the Piedmont Triad region. Each day, the ACHC accredited agency provides comfort for more than 160 patients and their families, in a variety of locations, including private homes, in long-term care and skilled-nursing facilities and at the Henry Etta & Bruce Hinkle Hospice House, the only inpatient hospice facility in Davidson County. Hospice of Davidson County is a Hospice Honors agency. For more information, visit hospiceofdavidson.org or Facebook.