Grief Seminar

The Annual Grief Seminar is co-hosted by Ryan’s Place and the Goshen College Social Work Education Program, and in partnership this year with the Community Foundation of Elkhart County.

Register here for the 15th annual Grief Seminar on Friday, September 21, 2018.
(Register before Sept. 7 to save!)


All Life Long: Empowerment through the Grief Journey

Andy McNiel, MA is the co-founder and Executive Partner of The Satori Group.  Andy has served in leadership throughout his career in a variety of non-profit and bereavement support settings. Andy has provided executive leadership for The National Alliance for Grieving Children, The Amelia Center at Children’s of Alabama, and Treasure Coast Hospice in South Florida. He is the co-author, along with Pamela Gabbay, of Understanding and Supporting Bereaved Children: A Practical Guide for Professionals. He is a trainer for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

Seminar:   All Life Long: Empowerment through the Grief Journey

Topics will include:

  • Techniques and approaches to providing grief support across the lifespan
  • Supporting communities after tragedy
  • Types of death and impact on bereavement (opiods/overdose, suicide, gun violence)

Where:  Goshen College Church-Chapel
1900 S. Main Street, Goshen, Indiana

When: Friday, September 21, 2018
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Cost: Before September 7: $70 ($35 students and retired professionals).
After Sept. 7: $85 ($40 students).
Registration fee includes lunch, snacks, resource notebook, access to the vendor fair, and a CEU certificate for six hours.

An Ethics session will be held prior, and is available for an additional $10 fee. One hour of ethics CEU will provided at the close of that session.

Feel free to contact Veronica Berkey with any questions:

Veronica Berkey

Grief Seminar Organizer