International Death, Grief and Bereavement Conference

2022 International Death, Grief & Bereavement Conference

Pre-conference: June 5, 2022
Conference: June 6–8, 2022

Individual, Collective and Global Loss: How Do We Best Support the Grieving?

Register today!


Who should attend:

  • Behavioral Health Professionals
  • Case Managers
  • Clergy
  • Educators
  • Funeral Directors
  • Individuals dealing with personal loss
  • Healthcare Professionals
  • Hospice providers
  • Palliative Care Providers
  • Program Directors
  • Social Workers


Individual, Collective and Global Loss: How Do We Best Support the Grieving?

Loss is a universal experience, so it’s essential to understand the variety of ways to cope with grief.

  • What are the best practices for working with those who are grieving?
  • How do we address personal, collective and global grief?
  • How do we transform grief and incorporate loss into daily life?
  • How do we support one another?

We’ll explore these questions and more at our 2022 conference. 

We are excited to see you—in person—at the beautiful UW-La Crosse campus as we:

  • Connect professionally and personally
  • Seek deeper understanding
  • Recharge
  • Gain skills to help those we serve
Conference Topics expanding section
  • Collective loss and grief
  • Grief and the pandemic
  • Grief and racism
  • Best practices and contemporary therapies for grief
  • Mental health and spirituality of the dying and grieving
  • Caregiving for diverse populations
  • Children’s grief
  • Conflict management and communication during grief
  • Managing caregiver stress
  • Social justice and grief
Planning Committee expanding section
  • Gerry Cox, Ph.D., UW-La Crosse, retired
  • Andrew Vitale, CT, Author, Northern Illinois Hospice, Rockford, IL
  • Erica Srinivasan, B.A., Ph.D., UW-La Crosse
  • Dan Festa, Ph.D., Pastor
  • Milandrie Wakim​​, UW-La Crosse