Living with Life-Threatening Illness

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Overview / Abstract:

The focus of the webinar is on the experience of a life-threatening illness for an individual, the family, and the support system. The psychological, social, and spiritual aspects of the dying process on both the dying person as well as family and formal caregivers will be explored. The tasks individuals and families face in adapting to life-threatening illness will be discussed; as will the needs and reactions which facilitate or complicate the adaption process. Effective self-care is a critical component for caregivers and will be addressed in the webinar.

Expiration

Dec 31, 2022

Discipline(s)

Counselor CE, Psychology CE, Social Work CE

Format

Online, Seminar

Cost

Member $35 Nonmember $50

Credits / Hours

1.5

Accreditation

http://www.adec.org/adec/Main/Earn-Certification/Certified-in-Thanatology/ADEC_Main/Earn-Certification/Certification_in_Thanatology/Certification_in_Tha.aspx?hkey=d6ba74d1-c743-4f83-8e4c-a2308970de1d

Is This Activity Certified for "Live" Credit?

YES

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Dr. Kenneth J. Doka is a Professor of Gerontology at the Graduate School of The College of New Rochelle and Senior Consultant to the Hospice Foundation of America. A prolific author of more than 30 books, he has also published over 100 articles and book chapters. Dr. Doka is editor of both Omega: The Journal of Death and Dying and Journeys: A Newsletter to Help in Bereavement. He has an ongoing blog for Psychology Today entitled Good Mourning.
Dr. Doka was elected President of the Association for Death Education and Counseling in 1993. In 1995, he was elected to the Board of Directors of the International Work Group on Dying, Death and Bereavement and served as chair from 1997-1999. The Association for Death Education and Counseling presented him with an Award for Outstanding Contributions in the Field of Death Education in 1998 and Significant Contributions to the Field of Thanatology in 2014. In 2000 Scott and White presented him an award for Outstanding Contributions to Thanatology and Hospice. His Alma Mater Concordia College presented him with their first Distinguished Alumnus Award. He is a recipient of the Caring Hands Award as well as the Dr. Robert Fulton CDEB Founder’s Award. In 2006, Dr. Doka was grandfathered in as a Mental Health Counselor under NY State’s first licensure of counselors.
Dr. Doka has keynoted conferences throughout North America as well as Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. He participates in the annual Hospice Foundation of America Teleconference and has appeared on CNN and Nightline. In addition he has served as a

Keywords / Search Terms

The Association for Death Education and Counseling ADEC, Living with Life-Threatening Illness, Kenneth Doka, PhD, MDiv, Death COunseling, Seminar, Live CE, CE Live CE CME Seminar CE CME

LIVE Activity Location Details

Date(s)
02-15-2017

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