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International Death, Grief and Bereavement Conference

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    2015-DGB-starburstFacing Death: Care-Giving and Caregivers

    June 1-3, 2015 (May 31 pre-conference)

    The purpose of this conference is to provide a variety of quality presentations and sessions on death, grief and bereavement as it relates to caregiving where participants learn, are motivated and are encouraged to use what they have learned in their place of business or personal lives when they return.

    • DGB-Adams
    • DGB-pets
    • DGB-sudden-loss
    • DGB-tree
    Who should attend:
    • Palliative care providers
    • Hospice providers
    • Funeral service directors
    • Program directors
    • Case managers
    • Counselors
    • Nurses
    • Social workers
    • Educators
    • Individuals dealing with personal loss
    • General public
    Recognized by the following for continuing education CE credit/hours/units:
    • NBCC-logoAmerican Psychological Association (APA)
    • Association for Death Education and Counseling®
    • National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
    • American Psychological Association Continuing Education
    • University of Wisconsin-Extension
    Planning committee:
    • Gerry Cox, Ph.D., UW-La Crosse, retired
    • Richard B. Gilbert, Ph.D., CT, FAAGC, Mercy College, NY
    • Rana K. Limbo, Ph.D., RN, PMHCNS-BC, Gundersen Lutheran
    • Lori A. Pacourek, MSSW, CAPSW, Gundersen Lutheran
    • Andrew Vitale, CT, Author
    • Jill Wilke, RN, Gundersen Lutheran
    • Erica Srinivasan, B.A., Ph.D., UW-La Crosse
    • Melissa Webster​​, UW-La Crosse

    Co-providers: Gundersen Health System, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Center for Death Education & Bioethics and Continuing Education and Extension

    Contributing Sponsors: Centering Corporation