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“Finding Your Way Along the Long Arc of Loss” with Hope Edelman Sponsored by HEARTplay and The Parmenter Foundation

01:37:00

Jun 24, 2021 06:42 PM

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Hope Edelman
Best-Selling Author and Grief Specialist
Hope Edelman has been writing, speaking, and leading workshops and retreats in the bereavement field for more than 25 years. She was 17 when she lost her mother to breast cancer and 40 when her father died, events that inspired her to offer grief education and support to those who cannot otherwise receive it. Hope’s first book, "Motherless Daughters", was a #1 New York Times bestseller and appeared on multiple bestseller lists worldwide. Hope’s most recent book, "The AfterGrief," offers an innovative new language for discussing the long arc of loss. She has published six additional books and her work has been translated into 14 languages and published in 11 countries. Hope has also published articles and essays in numerous publications and anthologies, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, and CNN.com. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University and a master’s degree in nonfiction writing from the University of Iowa.
Jennifer Wiles
Director of Children's Services @HEARTplay and Camp Erin Boston
Jennifer is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and a Board Certified Dance/Movement Therapist. Jennifer has served as the director of Children's Services, the HEARTplay program and Camp Erin Boston for the past eight years. Under Jennifer's direction, children's services has expanded significantly; bringing her award winning programs east to serve more grieving children. She is on the adjunct faculty of Lesley University's Graduate School of Arts and Social Sciences, and an approved site supervisor for their Field Training Program.
Dave Kartunen
Media Consultant @The Parmenter Foundation
Dave Kartunen is a national award winning journalist who serves as a media consultant to The Parmenter Foundation and other mission-driven organizations. His broadcast career focused on politics, breaking national news and investigations into government corruption, including as an anchor at WHDH-TV in Boston. He was honored with the 2016 National Edward R. Murrow Award for continuing coverage of brutal conditions inside a Georgia jail and the 2013 Southeast Regional Emmy® Award for continuing coverage of implementation of the Affordable Care Act. He lives in Sudbury, MA with his wife and two sons.