Center for Grief and Death Education

A page within Center for Grief and Death Education

Did you miss the screening of Speaking Grief (june 8, 2021) and would still like to view the film? Click the link below to view the film!
https://speakinggrief.org/documentary

 

WELCOME TO THE CENTER FOR GRIEF AND DEATH EDUCATION!

 We aim to normalize conversations about loss, death, dying, grief and bereavement and share resources. Please explore our website for upcoming events, educational opportunities, current research studies and more! We are continually updating our site. Please let us know if there is specific information you are looking for that would be helpful to have on our site. (contact information at the bottom of the page)

EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY EVENTS

Interested in death education? UWL offers a course on death and dying (PSY/SOC 422), and there are also several other opportunities for for courses and workshops.  See below for local community events as well as formal opportunities for death education!

1. Interested in attending the International Death, Grief and Bereavement Conference? Click on the link to learn more about the conference, held June 5-7, 2023. The theme of the conference is "Loss, Death and Grief: Ethical Contexts."

2. Did you know UW-Madison offers a grief support specialist certificate through their continuing education program? Learn more here: https://continuingstudies.wisc.edu/classes/grief-support-specialist-certificate-online/

 IN THE NEWS

1. Read more about the Center for Grief and Death Education, our annual conference on death, grief and bereavement, and a local student's passion for death education, leading her to win a scholarship to attend the conference

2. This article highlights the research on loss and early-onset dementia, conducted by the Center for Grief and Death Education.

CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS:

1. Caregiving, Grief and Dementia: We are currently seeking participants for a qualitative study on the experiences of bereaved caregivers of a family member with dementia. If interested in participating, please contact Erica G. Srinivasan at esrinivasan@uwlax.edu

2. Healthcare Professionals' Experiences With Assisted Death and Voluntary Euthanasia: This cross-cultural qualitative study explores healthcare professionals' training, experiences and grief responses with assisted death and voluntary euthanasia. If interested in participating, please contact Erica G. Srinivasan at esrinivasan@uwlax.edu

 

Questions? You can reach us at esrinivasan@uwlax.edu.