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Continuing Education Programs On Demand


Recently Released Programs: CE certificates are included with professional education series programs and available for an additional fee based on the number of CE hours available for other programs.
Self-Study Programs: One CE certificate included with the program purchase.

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Recently Released Programs:

2023-24 Professional Education Package 

Gain access to all nine programs with one purchase.
Members receive 40% off.

Autism & Grief 

On Demand Through September 14, 2024
Kenneth Doka, PhD, MDiv; Lisa R. Morgan, MEd, CAS; Lara Palay, LISW-S

Complimentary program and continuing education credit

Autism & Grief: The Role of Clergy and Faith Leaders 

On Demand Through August 14, 2024
Kenneth Doka, PhD, MDiv

Complimentary program and continuing education credit

Building Resilience in Caregiving Families

On Demand through March 11, 2025
Jacquelyn Benson, PhD, MA & Karla Washington, PhD, LCSW 
This program is part of the 2023-24 professional education series.

 

Dignity Therapy: Honoring a Patient's Life Story and Legacy

On Demand Through February 12, 2025
Susan Bluck, PhD & Harvey Max Chochinov, MD, PhD, FRCPC
This program is part of the 2023-24 professional education series.

 

End-of-Life Ethics: Communication with Patients and Families

On Demand Through January 8, 2025
Jennifer Moore Ballentine, MA; Craig Dresang; Angela Novas, MSN, RN, CRNP, ACHPN; & Bruce Jennings, MA (moderator)
This program is part of the 2023-24 professional education series.

 

End-of-Life Ethics: Cultural Competency

On Demand Through December 11, 2024
Karen Bullock, PhD, LCSW, FGSA, APHSW-C; Darcia Simpson, PhD, CT; & Gary Stein, JD, MSW; Timothy Kirk, PhD (moderator)
This program is part of the 2023-24 professional education series.

 

End-of-Life Ethics: Patient Options

On Demand Through June 11, 2025
Michelle Brassil, MD; Adrienne Jones-Adamzyk, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC, ACHPN, HEC-C; & Bruce Jennings, MA (moderator)
This program is part of the 2023-24 professional education series.

 

Exploring the Opportunity of Tissue Donation for Hospice Patients

On Demand Through April 29, 2025

Lara Moretti, LSW, FT & Jennifer McKenna, BS, CTBS 
This program is free for HFA members

 

Five Essential Frameworks for Grief Support

On Demand Through July 24, 2024
Jillian Blueford, PhD, LPC, NCC, CT and Kenneth Doka, PhD, MDiv
FREE to HFA members in the member portal

 

Grief River®: A New Approach to Understanding and Supporting Loss

On Demand Through May 13, 2025
Thom Dennis, DMin, LCPC, LMHC, FT
This program is part of the 2023-24 professional education series.

 

The Grieving Brain

On Demand Through September 11, 2024
Mary-Frances O'Connor, PhD
This program is part of the 2023-24 professional education series.

The Impact of Disenfranchised Grief on African American Communities

On Demand Through October 9, 2024
Doneila McIntosh, MDiv, MA

This program is part of the 2023-24 professional education series. 

Key Considerations for Working with Survivors of Suicide Loss

On Demand Through November 13, 2024

Joanne L. Harpel, MPhil, CT, JD, & Jillian Blueford, PhD, LPC, NCC, CT (moderator)
This program is part of the 2023-24 professional education series.

Living with Grief®

Diagnosis: Prolonged Grief Disorder

On Demand Through April 15, 2025

Ken Doka, PhD, MDiv; Wendy Lichtenthal, PhD, FT; Sonya Lott, PhD; & Kathy Shear, MD

 

Using Games to Encourage Difficult Conversations

On Demand Through August 21, 2024
Nick Jehlen; Lisa Pahl, LCSW; and Leslie Robinson
CEs are not available. FREE to HFA members

Self-Study Programs - Available on demand for one year from purchase date:

12 Core Strategies for Treating Traumatic Bereavement

1.5 CEs included
Therese Rando, PhD, BCETS, BCBT

Adverse Childhood Experiences as a Risk Factor for Complicated Grief

1.5 CEs included

Elizabeth Crunk, PhD & Laurie Burke, PhD

Aging America: Coping with Loss, Death, and Dying in Later Life

2.5 CEs included
Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, MDiv; Patricia Murphy, PhD, APN, FAAN, FPCN; Brian de Vries, PhD; moderated by Frank Sesno

Applications of Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy in Hospice and Palliative Care

1.5 CEs included
Wendy Lichtenthal, PhD

Attachment Theory and Grief Support

1.5 CEs included
Phyllis Kosminsky, PhD, LCSW, FT and John (Jack) Jordan, PhD

Cumulative Grief in the Black Community

1.5 CEs included
Corey Kennard, MACM and Cynthia Carter Perrilliat, MPA

Dementia: The Impact of Isolation on Families

1.5 CEs included
Katherine Supiano, PhD, LCSW, FT, F-GSA

Development and Clinical Use of the CABLE Assessment Tool

1.5 CEs included

Elizabeth Crunk-Sikhuashvili, PhD, NCC, LGPC

 

Dignity Therapy

1.5 CEs included
Lori P. Montross-Thomas, PhD; moderated by Kennth J. Doka, PhD, MDiv

Enduring Qualities of Hospice Excellence

1.5 CEs included
Joy Berger, DMA, FT, BCC, MT-BC

Enhancing Resilience and Finding Balance in Uncertain Times

1.5 CEs included

Dale Larson, PhD

Ethical Issues in Providing LGBTQ-Inclusive Hospice and Palliative Care

1.5 CEs included
Kimberly Acquaviva, PhD, MSW, CSE; moderated by Kathleen Taylor, MA, LMHC

Ethics in Action: Dilemmas at the End of Life

1.5 CEs included

Louis Gamino, PhD and Mary Katherine Clemons, Psyd

The Evolving Role of the Trained Doula in End-of-Life Care

1.5 CEs included
Alua Arthur, JD

 

Extraordinary Experiences at the End of Life: Current Research and Clinical Applications

1.5 CEs included

Terri Daniel, DMin, CT, CCTP and Kenneth Doka, PhD, MDiv

Grief Impairment Scale: Research and Clinical Implications

1.5 CEs included
Robert Niemeyer, PhD and Sherman Lee, PhD

Grief Through the Lens of the Body
1.5 CEs included
Maria Georgopoulos, LMHC, FT; moderated by Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, MDiv

Helping Mourners Deal with Jealousy, Guilt and Shame in Bereavement 

1.5 CEs included
Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, MDiv and Dale Larson, PhD

Hospice and Palliative Care for Adults with IDD

1.5 CEs included
Jacqueline McGinley, PhD, MSW, and Ashley Keagle, LMSW

The Impact of End-of-Life Experiences on Bereavement 

1.5 CEs included
Christopher Kerr, MD, PhD

Improving Communication Between Healthcare Professionals and Chosen Families About Hospice Care

1.5 CEs included
Balu Natarajan, MD and Yelena Zatulovsky

 

 

Innovative Techniques in Managing Grief Groups 

1.5 CEs included

Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, MDiv and J. William Worden, PhD, ABPP

Intimacy and Sexuality During Illness and Loss [Living with Grief® 2020]

2.5 CEs included
Carrie Arnold, PhD, FT, M.Ed., RSW, CCC; Alua Arthur, JD; John Cagle, PhD, MSW; Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, MDiv

Living with Grief Since COVID-19

1.5 CEs included
Ken Doka, PhD, MDiv; Kathleen Supiano, PhD, LCSW, F-GSA, FT, APHSW-C; Rev. Beverly Wallace, MDiv, PhD; and Frank Sesno (moderator)

Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Care: Overview, Opportunities, and Challenges

1.5 CEs included
David Steinhorn, MD; Amy Calligan, RNCM; Monica Delaney; and Allison Kuchar

The Shadow Pandemic: Psychological Screening and Intervention in the COVID-19 Crisis

1.5 CEs included
Robert Neimeyer, PhD and Sherman Lee, PhD

A Shifting Landscape for End-of-Life Ethics

2.5 CEs included
Living with Grief® ‚Äč2023
Karen Bullock, PhD, LCSW, APHSW-C, FGSA; Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, MDiv; Timothy W. Kirk, PhD, HEC-C; and Wendy Walters, LICSW, HEC-C

 

Spiritual Needs of the Dying
1.5 CEs included

Kenneth Doka, PhD, MDiv and Arion Lillard-Green, MTS, BCCC, BCPC; moderated by Rabbi Gary Fink, MDiv

Spirituality as a Foundation for Advance Care Planning

1.5 CEs included
Corey Kennard, MACM and Jessica Zitter, MD, MPH; Lauren Jodi Van Scoy, MD (moderator)

Supporting Disenfranchised Grievers

1.5 CEs included
Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, MDiv

Supporting People with Intellectual/Developmental (IDD) and Other Cognitive Disabilities in Developing Advance Care Plans

1.5 CEs included
Leigh Ann Kingsbury, MPA and Mary Beth Lepowski

 

Supporting Teens and Young Adults Grieving a Suicide, Homicide, or Overdoese Death

1.5 CEs included

Pamela Gabbay, EdD, MA, FT and Andy McNiel, MA, LPC

The Tasks of Mourning After 35 Years: Why They Are Still Clinically Relevant

1.5 CEs included
J. William Worden, PhD, ABPP; moderated by Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, MDiv

Therapeutic Ritual at the End of Life

1.5 CEs included
Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, MDiv

Transforming Loss: Finding Potential for Growth 

2 CEs included

Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, MDiv; Patti Anewalt, PhD, LPC, FT; and Richard Tedeschi, PhD; moderated by Frank Sesno

Trauma-Informed Grief Counseling

1.5 CEs included
Jillian Blueford, PhD, NCC and Charmayne Adams, PhD
 

Trauma-Informed Hospice Care

1.5 CEs included
Amber Ash, LISW-S, LMSW and Christina Axelrod

 

Living with Grief® Trauma and Loss

2 CEs included
Jillian Blueford, PhD, LPC, NCC, CT; Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, MDiv and Therese Rando, PhD, BCETS, BCBT; moderated by Frank Sesno

 

Understanding Ambiguous Loss

1.5 CEs included
Pauline Boss, PhD and Ken Doka, PhD, MDiv

Using the Dual Process Model of Coping with Bereavement to Improve Your Practice

1.5 CEs included
Henk Schut, PhD; moderated by Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, MDiv

Using Theater to Encourage Advance Care Planning

Bryan Harnetiaux, Lauren J. Van Scoy, MD, and Carlos Graveran

When Death and Loss are Part of the Job 

1.5 CEs included

Patti Anewalt, PhD, LPC, FT and Kenneth M. Ralph, PhD

When Grief is Complicated 

2.5 CEs included

Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, MDiv; Robert Neimeyer, PhD; Therese Rando, PhD, BCETS, BCBT; moderated by Frank Sesno