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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:

Applications of Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy in Hospice and Palliative Care

On Demand Through March 14, 2024
Wendy Lichtenthal, PhD
This program is part of the 2022-23 professional education series

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

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.

 

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

 

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. 

Improving Communication Between Healthcare Professionals and Chosen Families About Hospice Care

On Demand Through May 8, 2024
Balu Natarajan, MD and Yelena Zatulovsky

This program is part of the 2022-23 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.

A Shifting Landscape for End-of-Life Ethics

On Demand Through April 12, 2024
Living with Grief® ‚Äč
This program is part of the 2022-23 professional education series

 

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

On Demand Through February 27, 2024
Leigh Ann Kingsbury, MPA and Mary Beth Lepowski

This program is not part of the 2022-23 professional education series. FREE to HFA members.

 

Trauma-Informed Hospice Care

On Demand Through June 12, 2024
Amber Ash, LISW-S, LMSW and Christina Axelrod
This program is part of the 2022-23 professional education series

 

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:

#grief: Social Media and Mourning

1.5 CEs included

Kelly Rossetto, PhD and Michelle Post, MA, LMFT, CTBS

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

Attachment Theory and Grief Support

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

COVID-19 Losses and Gains of Teenagers

1.5 CEs included
Heather Servaty-Seib, PhD, HSPP and Pamela Malone, PhD, LCSW-S

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

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)

Moral Distress in Healthcare in the Wake of COVID-19

1.5 CEs included
Vickie Leff, MSW, LCSW, BCD, APHSW-C and Billy Rosa, PhD, MBE NP-BC, FAANP, FAAN; moderated by Carla Cheatham, MDiv, PhD, TRT

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

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 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
 

Living with Grief® Trauma and Loss

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