Professional & Workplace

Resources:

AARP

 

Aging and Depression

 

Alliance of Hope- Decreasing the stigma and increasing understanding of the suicide loss experience. Providing direct support to survivors.

 

American Counseling Association

 

American Counseling Association- ACA is where counseling professionals turn for powerful, credible content and support.

 

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

 

Anxiety Disorders- Different types of anxiety and treatment options for them. 

 

Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement
Association of Professional Chaplains

 

Being there: A Scoping Review of Grief Support Training in Medical Education

 

Clinical Pastoral Education for Hospice- Clinical Pastoral Education is interfaith professional education in the field of pastoral care. It is intended for theological students and ministers of all faiths who want to learn pastoral care skills and work within a pluralistic and clinical setting. CPE offers a rich environment for learning pastoral care skills while understanding end-of-life care issues and the overall duties of a hospice chaplain.

 

Companioning the Bereaved: An Introduction

 

Coping with Grief During A Pandemic

 

Delta Society- An online organization maintains a list of pet bereavement support groups, pet loss resource persons, counselors and hotlines.

 

Depression and Suicide in Older Adults

 

Encyclopedia of Death and Dying- A broad history of death and rituals throughout the ages with access to cross-cultural perspectives and content specific search functionality.

FreeCE Courses are accredited by the ACPE

Grief & the Loss of a Pet

 

Grief At Work: A Guide For Employees and Managers

 

Grief Beyond Belief — How Atheists Are Dealing With Death

 

Grief Comes to School- Helpful information for teachers, counselors, administrators and parents to create more grief-sensitive schools

 

Grief Over the Holidays: Educators Can help Students Cope

 

Grief Resources

 

Grief Resources for Healthcare Heroes- The COVID-19 pandemic has taken its toll on the world throughout this past year. Frontline healthcare workers like doctors, nurses, and caregivers have been hit especially hard as they have dealt with challenges like insufficient resources, isolation, and unprecedented amounts of work-related grief. New research has found that more than 20 percent of healthcare workers experienced anxiety, depression, or post-traumatic stress disorder during the pandemic. 

 

Healing After Loss: Bereavement Help for the Correctional Community 

 

HELPING SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN WITH TRAUMATIC GRIEF: TIPS FOR CAREGIVERS- Describes how school-age children may feel when struggling with the death of someone close and offers tips on what caregivers can do to help.

 

Hotlines & Crisis Numbers

 

How to Run a Good, Long-Term Support Group for Death Loss Grief

 

NAADAC For Addiction Professional

 

National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers

 

National Cancer Institute 

 

National Cancer Institute- Offering a guide for health care providers encountering bereaved individuals throughout their personal and professional lives.

 

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

 

National Funeral Directors Association

 

National Prison Hospice Association- Promotes hospice care for terminally ill prisoners. Assisting corrections and hospice professionals in their continuing efforts to develop high quality patient care procedures and management programs. Provides a network for the exchange of information between corrections facilities, community hospices, and other concerned agencies about existing programs, best practices, and new developments in the prison hospice field.

 

New Ways to Think About Grief

 

Peer-led Virtual Grief Chat Group by and for Healthcare Workers

 

Professional Preparation- Teachers have an enormous opportunity to improve outcomes for grieving students. Unfortunately, the vast majority of teachers feel unequipped for this task. Many teachers, as well as other school professionals, feel apprehensive about reaching out to grieving students. They are afraid they will say or do the wrong thing and only make matters worse. This module addresses the general lack of professional preparation in bereavement among school professionals and details the importance and value of providing training in this area.

 

Professional Self-Care- There are few ways to have a more meaningful and lasting impact on children than providing support as they cope with one of life’s most difficult challenges. However, providing support to grieving students and joining them as they cope with a painful loss is challenging work. Consequently, taking steps to care for yourself and colleagues is critical. This module underscores the important role of professional self-care for school personnel as they provide support to grieving students.

 

Rates and Risks for Prolonged Grief Disorder in a Sample of Orphaned and Widowed Genocide Survivors

 

Resources for Caregivers and extended Family

 

Resources For Professionals

 

Shiva Learning Center- A Resource for Jewish Mourning

 

SUDC Foundation Resources- resources for Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood.

 

Sudden- Guides for suddenly bereaved people.

 

Supporting Colleagues to Return to Work Following the Loss of a Baby or Child- Managers want to provide the best possible support for staff impacted by the death of a loved one. Death – especially the death of a baby or child – is an uncomfortable topic and many managers feel ill-equipped.

 

Teacher Training Module: Supporting Grieving Students in Schools
The Grief Journey that Starts Before the Loss: Anticipatory Grief-When we open our hearts to a companion animal we must also prepare our hearts for the day when we say goodbye. 
The Pediatrician and Childhood Bereavement. 

 

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors- Tragedy assistance resource for anyone who has suffered the loss of a military loved one. 

 

What Is PTSD and What Can We Do About It?

 

Working with Grieving Clients- Grief comes in many forms. It may be the result of a relationship breakdown, the death of a loved one, the loss of a job, or a sudden illness. It is the normal and inevitable response to loss – but it can be an uncomfortable topic and many people don’t know what to say or do and are terrified of saying the wrong thing.