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After a Suicide: The Grief Process
June 15, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pmFree
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
This presentation will concentrate on the grief process following the suicide of a loved one. Survivors struggle with complex emotions because of the shock and trauma of suicide. We will explore the many variables that contribute to this complicated grief process.
1.5 CEUs offered for LPC, LMFT, LCSW, and Clinical Psychologist.
In collaboration with DBSA Greater Houston
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.
Red Bird Center
A Place of Hope and Caring
Red Bird Center helps you hear the birds sing once again
Red Bird Center developed out of a need in our community for a safe place where adults and teens can openly express their grief. Its mission is to guide those in mourning through their journey and encourage hope for the future. In addition, Red Bird Center is committed to educating the community about the grief process.
Red Bird Center opened its’ doors in the fall of 2005. It was spearheaded by two mental health professionals, Marjorie A. Kosoy, Ed. D. PC and Sheryl Levin, M. Ed., L.P.C.
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
Marjorie A. Kosoy, Ed. D., Co-Founder and Co-Director of Red Bird Center
Marjorie A. Kosoy, Ed. D. is co-founder and co-director of Red Bird Center. She is a psychologist in private practice for over twenty years and has worked as a consultant to schools, hospital administration and medical staffs, nursing organizations, law school administrators as well as various businesses. She had taught as an adjunct professor at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas in their Graduate School. In the last several years Dr. Kosoy has devoted much of her time to developing effective programming and clinical services for the bereaved.
Sheryl Levin, M.Ed., L.P.C., Co-Founder and Co-Director of Red Bird Center
Sheryl Levin, M. Ed., L.P.C. was born and raised in South Africa. She received her undergraduate degree in Early Childhood Development and education in Cape Town, South Africa. For many years she taught Pre-school and parenting classes in Houston. After obtaining her master’s degree at Houston Baptist University, Ms. Levin began a general clinical counseling practice. Initially, Ms. Levin’s clinical work concentrated on children and adolescents struggling with learning problems and emotional difficulties. However, after a chemical refinery disaster, Ms Levin began working with families who had suffered the loss of a loved one in the disaster. Her work then extended to treating those with terminal illness and loss and bereavement issues.