This presentation explores the effects that social distancing has on our grief rituals. We discuss the importance of rituals in regard to loss and grief, how being required to social distance has delayed grief rituals for many and will conclude by exploring the impact of social isolation as it has impacted and affected our society. We also describe the importance of rituals in the loss and grief process.
Course created on March 3, 2021
Course Type: Video
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- After this course, participants will be able to describe the importance of rituals in the loss and grief process.
- After this course, participants will be able to examine the concept of delayed grief rituals and holding space.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the impact of social isolation.
|5-10 Minutes||Grief Rituals|
|10-40 Minutes||Social distancing has removed the one thing we need when we grieve: people|
|40-55 Minutes||Clinical Implications|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Lisa Zoll is a licensed clinical social worker and has worked for 17 years in the field of Social Work, in various capacities including as a Clinical Psychiatric Specialist at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center Department of Psychiatry in the adult partial hospitalization program and the psychiatric outpatient clinic. Lisa was appointed an Adjunct Instructor in the Master of Social Work program at Temple University, Harrisburg, where she began teaching courses on "Loss and Grief” and "Assessment and the DSM." In 2014, she was appointed as a full-time instructor in the program where she taught courses across the social work curriculum until it's closure. In 2018, Lisa founded "Grief Relief, LLC" where she specializes in helping clients challenged by loss and grief.
Nancy Eshelman has been working as a journalist in Central Pennsylvania since the mid-1970s. She’s been both a reporter and editor, but is best known for the columns she has written for The Patriot-News and pennlive.com for 30-plus years. Her columns cover topics as diverse as politics, domestic violence, local entertainers, and the joys of being a grandmother. Eshelman has written often about grief and loss. She followed the last months of her son, who died of cancer in 2010, and recently wrote about the pain of losing her granddaughter to an overdose. She is a graduate of Millersville University and holds a master’s degree in journalism from Temple University.
The Rev. Canon Kate Harrigan is the Dean of the School of Christian Studies, responsible for Ministry Formation. She was ordained deacon in 1989 and ordained to the priesthood in 1990 from the Diocese of New York. In addition to a Master of Divinity from Yale, she has a Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Georgia and a Master of Arts in Theatre and Education from Michigan State University. She has extensive training in Congregational Development and served as a trainer for the Church Development Institute. Kate has served churches in Connecticut and Central Pennsylvania, currently serving as part-time rector of St. Paul’s in Harrisburg and as Chaplain at St. Stephen’s Episcopal School. She is married to The Rev. William Alford and has three grown children.
Financial disclosures: Nancy Eshelman received an honorarium for presenting this course. She has written news columns on the topics of grief and loss. Non-financial disclosures: Nancy Eshelman has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Financial disclosures: Reverend Canon Katherine Harrigan received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial disclosures: Reverend Canon Katherine Harrigan has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
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