The mental and emotional injuries that accompany trauma are readily identified. Less recognized are the insidious wounds that occur with trauma and, indeed, with all of us whenever we lose a sense of our own goodness/inner beauty or we think we are inadequate or defective. Whether traumatic or insidious, these "soul injuries" cut us off from the energy of our deepest self, robbing us of the essence of our being. Connecting with the part of self generating the emotional pain, paradox...
Join Ken Doka, PhD, MDiv, Robert Neimeyer, PhD, and Therese Rando, PhD, BCETS, BCBT for this discussion of complicated grief moderated by Frank Sesno. While most people are able to cope with the pain of loss, up to 10 to 20 percent of bereaved persons have more complicated reactions that may impair and impede functioning for a prolonged period of time. This program is designed to assist counselors and others working with bereaved persons understand, assess and assist individuals wh...
Hospice: Something More
A rare glimpse into the lives of hospice patients.
Time... to Help Others
Hospice volunteers from around the country describe their roles and share their experiences.
Comprendiendo el Duelo
Spanish-language version of the HFA video, "Understanding Grief"
Reaching Out to Underserved Populations
Although the number of people seeking hospice care has increased in each of the last few years, there are still too many people who would benefit from but don't receive those services.
Watch a great video created by young people committed to supporting hospice care
Former Florida legislator Mike Abrams named to HFA Board of Directors
HFA provides leadership in the development and application of hospice and its philosophy of care with the goal of enhancing the U.S. healthcare system and the role of hospice within it.
HFA provides leadership in the development and application of hospice and its philosophy of care with the goal of enhancing the U.S. health care system and the role of hospice within it.
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