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Helping yourself heal in a time of grief

Community Event

Our culture does little to prepare us for loss. Now, as you face a major loss, you may find yourself adrift as you navigate the difficult but important need to mourn. Whether your loss is a loved one, a job, a role or a place, grieving is an essential part of how you process your loss.

Presenter: Rod Harwood, M.Div., M.A.

Rod Harwood is an older adult behavioral health specialist and certified positive approach to care trainer. He has 30 years of health care experience providing clinical support in hospital, mental health and hospice settings. He’s served as a counselor and board-certified clinical chaplain and as mission services director at Catholic Health Initiatives St. Anthony Hospital and Hospice.

This series will cover:

  • Understanding grief and the necessity of mourning.
  • Common myths about grief and mourning.
  • How your grief is unique.
  • What you might expect on your grief journey.
  • The six central needs of mourning.
  • The 12 freedoms of healing in grief.
  • Knowing when I need additional help — signs of complicated grief.
  • Where you can find help in your community.
Mourning is the open expression of your thoughts and feelings regarding the death and the person who died. It is an essential part of healing. This six week series begins at 6:30 PM on March 17 and ends April 21st. Meets once a week on Wednesday for an hour and fifteen minutes.

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