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Let's Talk about Grief
Facilitated by a seasoned grief counsellor and educator, this webinar will provide participants with an opportunity to learn about and reflect on grief. Topics covered will include: models for understanding grief, ways to respond supportively to it, and tips for how to take care of ourselves as we companion the bereaved.

Sep 20, 2022 12:30 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Marney Thompson
Registered Clinical Counsellor @Victoria Hospice
Marney Thompson is currently the Director of Bereavement Services at Victoria Hospice. Since 1994, she has worked hospice palliative care, providing information, support, and counselling to patients, families, and health care providers. In 2016, Marney co-authored the award-winning, “Transitions in Dying and Bereavement: A Psychosocial Guide for Hospice and Palliative Care, which won 3rd place in the American Journal of Nursing’s book of the year award in the palliative and hospice care category. In recent years, her primary interest has been in the field of grief and bereavement. Marney completed training at the Columbia University Center for Prolonged Grief and has since focussed her teaching and clinical practice primarily in this area. In 2017, she co-authored “Complicated grief in Canada: Exploring the client and professional landscape” published in the Journal of Loss and Trauma and in 2021, co-authored “Experiences of grief-bereavement after a medically assisted death in Canada: