Thursday, November 28, 2013

Webinar - End-of-Life Care: From One Set of Caring Arms to Another

Free Webcast  for clergy, hospice professionals, funeral directors, grief counselors and other end-of-life caregivers

Now available for anytime viewing: End-of-Life Care Webcast 
More information:  www.nfda.org/endoflifecare
A extraordinary opportunity to hear an all-star panel of experts share important insights into how hospice professionals, funeral directors, members of the clergy and grief counselors can come together to support those at the end of life. Learn how each vocation has a specific role in serving client families and how collaborative efforts can provide a continuum of care at the end of life.

Featured Panelists:
Robert Friedman, MD, FAAHPM
Dr. Bob Friedman is chief medical officer at Hospice Austin. With 17 years of experience in end-of-life care, Dr. Friedman provides comprehensive care while promoting best practices for the delivery of hospice and palliative care. As an educator, he has provided educational programs in hospice and palliative medicine.

Dr. Thomas G. Long
Dr. Tom Long is Bandy Professor of Preaching at Candler School of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. Known as the "preacher's preacher," he is author of many books, including The Witness of Preaching, Accompany Them With Singing: The Christian Funeral and, to be released this fall, The Good Funeral, co-written with Thomas Lynch.

Thomas Lynch
Tom Lynch is a writer and funeral director from Milford, MI. He has taught with the graduate program in creative writing at the University of Michigan. His books include The Undertaking, which became an Emmy Award-winning PBS FRONTLINE documentary. His latest book, which will be released this fall, is co-written with Dr. Thomas Long and called The Good Funeral.

Dr. Alan Wolfelt
Author, educator and grief counselor, Dr. Alan Wolfelt is known across North America for his inspirational teaching gifts. Perhaps best known for his model of "companioning" versus "treating" mourners, Dr. Wolfelt is committed to helping people mourn well so they can live well and love well.

No comments: