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Hospice King-Aurora is pleased to present a

A Community Presentation for those who have experienced death loss

Hospice King-Aurora is pleased to present a

The Wilderness of Grief: Finding Your Way

Tuesday May 17, 2011 7pm-9pm The Country Day School

13415 Dufferin St. King, ON

A selection of Dr. Wolfelt's books will be available for purchase.

Workshop for Professionals & Volunteers with

Dr. Alan Wolfelt




Counsell or

Cost $10 (payable in cash at door) Space is limited. To reserve your seat : email: [email protected] or phone: 905-773-0155

For more information about this special presentation, visit Dr. Wolfelt's books will be available for purchase

All proceeds support programs at Hospice King-Aurora

Proceeds from presentations directly support the programs & services of Hospice King-Aurora.

Offering specialized services and support to those living with progressive life-threatening illness, the people who care for them and those who are bereaved. 155 King Road, Oak Ridges, ON L4E 2W1 P: 905-773-0155 General Email: [email protected] Events Email: [email protected] W:

Exploring Special Features of Sudden Loss, Trauma & Suicide

Wednesday May 18, 2011 8:30am-3:30pm Oakview Terrace

13256 Leslie St. Richmond Hill, ON


The location for Tuesday's evening presentation is The Country Day School, King, ON and Wednesday's workshop is Oakview Terrace, Richmond Hill, ON. For maps to venue visit

All proceeds support programs at:

Care Compassion Support

REGISTER online at OR complete form & send with payment to Hospice King-Aurora 155 King Rd. Oak Ridges, ON L4E 2W1


for Professionals & Volunteers

Exploring Special Features of Sudden Loss, Trauma & Suicide

Who Should Attend:

This workshop is designed for Physicians, Nurses, Social Workers, Counsellors, Educators, Psychologists, Hospice Personnel, Clergy, Chaplains, Lay Ministers, and others caring for bereaved people.

Wednesday May 18, 2011 8:30am to 3:30pm Oakview Terrace 13256 Leslie St. Richmond Hill, ON

Exploring Special Features of Sudden Loss, Trauma & Suicide Workshop



Dr. Alan Wolfelt will explore a variety of topics related to understanding supporting survivors of sudden and unexpected deaths. Specific content areas include: special features of suicide grief, trauma loss, the concept of "carried grief", and introduction to "complicated" mourning.

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O b j ec t i v e s

Provide a definition of trauma loss Understand the concepts of "Living in the Shadow of the Ghosts" of grief Demonstrate sensitivity to the special features of sudden, violent death Acknowledge the unique needs of suicide and homicide survivors Make a distinction between grief counselling and grief therapy

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C o st

$150 registration fee includes materials & meals.

R eg i s t r a t i o n (closes Monday May 9th, 2011 @ 4pm EST)

Cheque (payable to Hospice King-Aurora) Visa M/C Amex

Online visit to register. Mail complete attached registration form, include payment of $150to: Hospice King-Aurora 155 King Rd. Oak Ridges, ON L4E 2W1. Cheques made payable to Hospice King Aurora. Registrations must be postmarked by Monday May 9th, 2011.

A cc om m o da t i on

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Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D., C.T. is an internationally noted author, educator and grief counsellor. He

serves as Director of the Center for Loss and Life Transition and is on the faculty at the University of Colorado Medical School's Department of Family Medicine. Dr. Wolfelt is an educational consultant to hospices, hospitals, schools, universities, funeral homes and a variety of community agencies across North America. Perhaps best known for his model of "companioning" versus treating the bereaved, Alan is committed to helping people mourn well so they can live well and love well. Also a respected author, Dr. Wolfelt writes the "Children and Grief" column for Bereavement magazine and has published many bestselling books on grief He has appeared on, and is a frequent resource for the media. Appearances include Oprah Winfrey, The Larry King Show, The NBC Today Show and Nick News.



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