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Violent Death Bereavement Society provides training services for a wide range of community and professional groups in teaching requisite skills for implementation of comprehensive, community-based support and intervention after violent death for children and adults. Our training staff and regional consultants are available for national and international requests for training assistance, planning and consultation.
2017 Trainings

February 3, 2017: Grief Education Institute, An Initiative of the Children?s Bereavement Center of South Texas

Title: Resiliency and Survival: Assisting Children and Adolescents
Location: Whitley Center, Oblate School of Theology, San Antonio, TX
Time: 9 am – 4 pm
Cost: $95
CEUs Available
Website: https://cbcst.org/event/resiliency-and-survival-assisting-children-and-adolescents/

February 24, 2017: Providence Safe Crossings Northwest Conference on Childhood Grief

Title: Traumatic Loss and Grief – Research and Outcomes
Location: Pacific Tower, 1200 12th Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98144
Time: 8 am – 8:50 am
Cost: $125
CEUs Available
Website: http://safecrossingsfoundation.org/2017-northwest-conference-on-childhood-grief-homepage/

April 8 and 9, 2017

Traumatic Grief after Violent Dying Conference

Virginia Mason Separation and Loss Services and UC San Diego, Department of Psychiatry, are pleased to offer a two-day conference on Traumatic Grief after Violent Dying on Saturday and Sunday, April 8 and 9, 2017 from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm at UCSD?s International House in La Jolla, CA.

With generous support from the Caldera-Saindon Grant, we are able to offer this two-day training for a fee of only $150/person plus an additional $35 for CEU credits.

Featured speakers (partial list):

· Ted Rynearson, MD, Clinical Professor, University of Washington and Medical Director, Virginia Mason Separation and Loss Services

· Richard Gold, MA, Founder, Pongo Publishing

· Larry Taylor, DMin, BCC, Chief Chaplain, VA San Diego Healthcare System

· Lori Montross, PhD, Family Support Psychologist, Moores Cancer Center

· Summer Stephan, Chief Deputy District Attorney, San Diego County

· Vilma Torres, LMSW, Director, Safe Horizon Bronx Family Justice Center

· Bethann Holzhay, MSW, Director, Bronx DA Crime Victims Assistance Unit

· Connie Saindon, MA, LMFT, Founder, Survivors of Violent Loss Program

· Saul Levine, MD, Professor Emeritus, UC San Diego

· Charles Nelson, PhD, Founder/Director, Crime and Trauma Recovery Program

· Sidney Zisook, MD, Distinguished Professor, UC San Diego

· Robert Neborsky MD, Clinical Professor, UC San Diego

Please save the date on your calendar and forward this notice to others for this important learning and networking opportunity.


Go to https://svlnetwork.wordpress.com/ for future updates. Registration will be available in one month. For questions, email Laura Jeffs, Program Coordinator, at laura.jeffs@virginiamason.org or call (206) 223-6398
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