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Suddenly Solo: Grieving the Loss of a Significant Other
February 3, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmFree
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Join Marian Mankin, LCSW, and Program Director at Bo’s Place, to discuss the grief journey of individuals whose significant other has died. Examples from grief theory and research will be used to describe the current understanding of bereavement. Common grief reactions will be discussed as well as what helps the bereaved make meaning of the death of a loved one and grow and heal from the experience.
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL ATTENDEES PRIOR TO THE EVENT. Check in will begin 15 minutes prior to the program beginning. Due to video filming, late attendees will be asked to view the presentation in the Green Room.
In collaboration with Bo’s Place.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Marian Mankin is a Program Director at Bo’s Place, a local bereavement center, where she has worked since 2004. Marian coordinates grief support groups for families who have experienced a parent’s death and the Little Friends program for 3-5 year olds. She frequently presents on topics related to bereavement and is a current member and former board President of the National Alliance for Grieving Children. Marian is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker whose previous experience includes working as a therapist in a psychiatric hospital and in therapeutic foster care.