Description: This class  is led by VA-LEND by  Family Discipline Faculty Elaine Ogburn is intended to allow Trainees to learn from one another’s FME experiences to date and plan how best to use their FME opportunities through April 2018. The Trainees will also  be able to better appreciate the realities of loss and grief in the lives of families with children with developmental disabilities, and to consider how professionals in their discipline can offer compassionate care to families and individuals experiencing loss and grief.

Readings: 

Handling Life-Long Grief and Feelings of Loss

Selected Grief Resources from the Dougy Center 2012

 

Assignment: 

 

Resources/Handouts: 

Richmond’s Bereavement Resource Manual 2016

What About You A Workbook for Those Who Work with Others 2008