Kenneth Doka is presenting two days with Leading Edge Seminars June 2nd and 3rd, 2005.
New Understandings of Grief : Current Theoretical Perspective; Innovative, Interventive Techniques
From the Leading Edge Seminars website:
Kenneth Doka is a Professor of Gerontology at the Graduate School of The College of New Rochelle and Senior Consultant to the Hospice Foundation of America. A prolific author, his books include Living with Grief: Coping with Public Tragedy; Men Don’t Cry, Women Do: Transcending Gender Stereotypes of Grief; Living with Grief: Loss in Later Life; Disenfranchised Grief: Recognizing Hidden Sorrow; Living with Life Threatening Illness; Children Mourning, Mourning Children; Death and Spirituality; Living with Grief: After Sudden Loss; Living with Grief: When Illness is Prolonged; Living with Grief: Who We Are, How We Grieve; Living with Grief: At Work, School and Worship; Living with Grief: Children, Adolescents and Loss; Caregiving and Loss: Family Needs, Professional Responses; AIDS, Fear and Society; Aging and Developmental Disabilities; and Disenfranchised Grief: New Directions, Challenges, and Strategies for Practice. In addition to these books, he has published over 60 articles and book chapters. He is editor of both Omega and Journeys: A Newsletter for the Bereaved.
Dr. Doka was elected President of the Association for Death Education and Counselling in 1993. In 1995, he was elected to the Board of Directors of the International Work Group on Dying, Death and Bereavement and served as chair from 1997 – 1999. The Association for Death Education and Counselling presented him with an Award for Outstanding Contributions in the Field of Death Education in 1998. In 2000 he was presented an award for Outstanding Contributions to Thanatology and Hospice. His Alma Mater, Concordia College, presented him with their first Distinguished Alumnus Award.
Dr. Doka has keynoted conferences throughout North America as well as Europe and Australia. He participates in the annual Hospice Foundation of America Teleconference, hosted by Cokie Roberts, and has appeared on Nightline. In addition, he has served as a consultant to medical, nursing, funeral service, and hospice organizations, as well as businesses, educational, and social service agencies. He is an ordained Lutheran minister.
For more information see: www.drkendoka.com .