SPEAKING: Coping Strategies for Suicide Grief for Bereavement Coalition Meeting


Fri, 02/14/2020    
12:00 pm-1:00 pm


Diversity Richmond
1407 Sherwood Ave, Richmond, VA, 23220

Event Type

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

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

Published by

AnneMoss Rogers

AnneMoss Rogers is a mental health and suicide education expert, mental health speaker, suicide prevention trainer and consultant. She is author of the Book, Diary of a Broken Mind and co-author of Emotionally Naked: A Teacher's Guide to Preventing Suicide and Recognizing Students at Risk with Kim O'Brien PhD, LICSW. She raised two boys, Richard and Charles, and lost her younger son, Charles to addiction and suicide on June 5, 2015. She is a motivational speaker who empowers by educating and provides life saving strategies and emotionally healthy coping skills. As talented and funny as Charles was, letting other people know they matter was his greatest gift. And now that's the legacy she carries forward in her son's memory. Mental Health Speakers Website.

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