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SPEAKING: Coping Strategies for Suicide Grief for Bereavement Coalition Meeting

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Date(s) - Fri, 02/14/2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm EST

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Diversity Richmond
1407 Sherwood Ave, Richmond, VA, 23220

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Audience: Grief and bereavement professionals from the Bereavement Coalition

The Bereavement Coalition is make up of people who work with grief in the Richmond, Virginia area. Many of the members are hospice bereavement counselors, or social workers or LPCs who work with grief, chaplains, or community members who lead in groups like compassionate friends. We often have social work students who attend as well. So we have a range of education and experience levels, and a variety of ways of serving- but we are all interested in providing care for people who are grieving.
I will be speaking on the topic of

Bereavement coalition topic

Speaking of Suicide
How to Talk to Families Who’ve Suffered a Loss by Suicide

Description:
A loss by suicide is like no other, and the grief can be especially traumatic. This presentation offers guidance on supporting families who have suffered a loss by suicide and includes downloads and scripts.

Learning Outcomes
• What to say or not say
• Coping strategies
• Supporting families who’ve suffered loss by suicide
• Spotting the bereaved who are at risk of suicide

Blog: http://emotionallynaked.com
Website: https://annemossrogers.com
Book: Diary of a Broken Mind http://diaryofabrokenmind.com


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Anne Moss Rogers

I am an emotionally naked mental health speaker, and author of the Book, Diary of a Broken Mind and co-author with Kim O'Brien PhD, LICSW of Emotionally Naked: A Teacher's Guide to Preventing Suicide and Recognizing Students at Risk. I raised two boys, Richard and Charles, and lost my younger son, Charles to addiction and suicide on June 5, 2015. I help people foster a culture of connection to prevent suicide, reduce substance misuse and find life after loss. My motivational mental health keynotes, training and workshop topics include suicide prevention, addiction, mental illness, anxiety, coping strategies/resilience, and grief. As talented and funny as Charles was, letting other people know they matter was his greatest gift. And now the legacy I try and carry forward in my son's memory. Mental Health Speakers Website. Trained in ASIST and trainer for the evidence-based 4-hour training for everyone called safeTALK.

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