Wed, Oct 18|
Norton Healthcare Marshall Womens Health
Supporting the Bereaved: Getting the Right Affect & Effect
When a friend or family member is grieving the loss of a loved one, it can be hard for a supporter to know what to do. This interactive program will focus on practical approaches supporters can use to help the bereaved and what common missteps to avoid.
Time & Location
Oct 18, 2017, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Norton Healthcare Marshall Womens Health, Medical Plaza 3 – Room 1B, 4123 Dutchmans Ln, St Matthews, KY 40207
About The Event
Presented by Ronald Oliver, Norton Healthcare
Sometimes it’s hard to know how to help. When a friend or family member is grieving the loss of a loved one, it can be particularly hard for a supporter to know what to do. This interactive program will focus on practical approaches supporters can use to help the bereaved and will also highlight what not to do.
Ronald Oliver, PhD, MBA, BCC serves as the System Vice President, Mission & Outreach for Norton Healthcare. Prior to that role, for nine years he was staff chaplain for the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Norton Children’s Hospital where he started the still on-going Bereavement Intervention Program. This initiative helps friends and family of bereaved parents be a more effective support network. Dr. Oliver’s research has focused on the impact the traumatic death of a child has on parents’ belief structures. Dr. Oliver has published several peer reviewed articles and has been a national speaker on bereavement related topics.