Dr. Alan Wolfelt presents "Exploring Complicated Mourning: Sudden Death, Suicide Grief, and Trauma Loss"
Kimberly, Wisconsin
Thursday, October 1, 2009 9:00 AM (Central Standard Time)
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Liberty Hall Banquet and Conference Center
800 Eisenhower Drive
Kimberly, WI 54136
About This Event
This powerful, educational seminar will help members of the caregiver community further develop their knowledge and skills in helping the bereaved. Dr. Alan Wolfelt will explore a variety of subtopics related to understanding and supporting survivors of sudden, unexpected deaths. Specific content areas include: introduction to 'complicated' grief, special features of suicide grief, homicide grief, and enhancing understanding of trauma loss. This seminar is suitable for physicians, nurses, social workers, counselors, educators, psychologists, hospice personnel, clergy, lay ministers, chaplains, and those caring for bereaved people.
Seminar Sponsors
Dr. Alan Wolfelt's seminars are sponsored by Wichmann and Fargo Funeral Homes. Co-sponsors include ThedaCare At Home Hospice, Affinity Visiting Nurses-Hospice, Heartland Hospice, Community for Hope of Greater Oshkosh, ACES/Xavier Educational System, Appleton Area School District, and Lawrence University Counseling Services.
About the Presenter
Dr. Alan D. Wolfelt is a noted author, educator, and grief counselor. Recipient of the Association for Death Education and Counseling's "Death Educator Award", he serves as the Director of the Center for Loss and Life Transition in Fort Collins, Colorado. A frequent guest of the media, Dr. Wolfelt has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show, the Larry King Show, the NCB Today Show, and Nick News. He is the author of more than twenty books on grief and loss.
Seminar Schedule
Registration & Continental Breakfast: 8:30am. Morning Session: 9:00 - 11:30am. Lunch: 11:30am - 12:15pm. Afternoon Session: 12:15 - 3:00pm
Continuing Education Units/Continuing Education Hours
Participants will be awarded .45 Continuing Education Units/5.4 Continuing Education Hours through the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Office of Continuing Education and Extension. Certificates will be available at the conclusion of the seminar. Funeral Directors will earn 5.0 hours in category 1 through the Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing.
New in 2009! You may register online at no extra charge. Online registration will close at 8:00 p.m. CST on Sunday, September 27. Sorry, refunds are not available once you have registered.
To obtain directions to Liberty Hall in Kimberly, please visit mapquest.com using this web address: http://www.mapquest.com/maps?city=Kimberly&state=WI&address=800+Eisenhower+Drive
Hotel Accomodations
A block of rooms has been reserved for the night of September 30, 2009 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 720 Eisenhower Drive, Kimberly. Room rates are $89/night plus tax. To make your reservation, please contact the hotel directly at 920-730-1900 and mention you are with the Wolfelt Conference. This group rate is available until September 16, 2009 or until the block is sold out, whichever comes first.
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