Dr. Alan D. Wolfelt Professional Caregiver Grief Seminar
- Is this a Free Event? Yes
- Venue: Ramada Plaza Fort Wayne Hotel & Conference Center
- Dates: April 24, 2019
- Address: 305 E Washington Center Road Fort Wayne, IN 46825
- Times: 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
- Admission: No Charge
- Phone: (260) 426-9494
- Email: E-mail
- Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes
The Ramada Plaza Marquis Ballroom on Washington Center Road in Fort Wayne will be the location of two special seminars in their 28th year for community members and professionals. On Tuesday, April 23 from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, the topic will be “Loving from the outside in, mourning from the inside out: helping yourself heal when someone dies”, for the public. On Wednesday, April 24 from 9:00 am – 3:30 pm, the topic will be “When grief is ‘complicated:’ a model to understand, identify and companion grievers”, for members of the professional caregiving community explore the critically important topic of “complicated” grief. These workshops are made possible by D.O. McComb & Sons.
Dr. Alan Wolfelt, author, educator, and grief counselor of international reputation, will be the presenter of these programs. A past recipient of the Association for Death Education and Counseling’s Death Educator Award, Dr. Wolfelt is Director of the Center for Loss and Life Transition located in Fort Collins, Colorado. He is known throughout the United States and Canada for his educational contributions in the areas of both childhood and adult grief.
Among his publications are the books Understanding Your Grief: Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing Your Heart; Companioning the Grieving Child: A Soulful Guide for Caregivers; Journey Through Grief: Reflections on Healing; Healing a Spouse’s Grieving Heart; Creating Meaningful Funeral Ceremonies: A Guide for Caregivers; Healing Your Grieving Heart: 100 Practical Ideas; and When Your Pet Dies.
For more information and to request a ticket to attend, please call D.O. McComb & Sons at 260-426-9494.