Disenfranchised Grief: A grief not recognized by others.
The loss of a friend, co-worker, or neighbor can be difficult, especially for those who have come to rely on someone over a lifetime. This experience becomes uniquely difficult with the loss of a non-family member because others may not fully appreciate the impact of the loss.
Begin With the End in Mind is a three-part series that starts in January of 2018, with the first program topic as disenfranchised grief. First described by Kenneth Doka, Disenfranchised Grief is grief that is not recognized by others and it continues to have meaning today as more people live further into their older adult years while facing the loss of friends, co-workers, and neighbors.
Speaker Cathy Fox, MSW, is the Director of Operations for Grief’s Journey (formerly Ted E. Bear Hollow).
In her role she is responsible for development, implementation, and management of all Grief’s Journey programs. Her passion for the care and support of grieving families is evident in her work. Like past programming, this session promises to enlighten those who want to learn more about
Begin With the End in Mind discussions are free and open to the public with registration.
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