Hospice Foundation of America’s Living with Grief® Series

Calvary Hospital is pleased to announce that we are, once again, participating in the Hospice Foundation of America’s Living with Grief® series. We will be hosting a webcast entitled “When Grief is Complicated” which will be held on:

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 from 1:00 to 3:30pm

at Calvary Hospital,

1740 Eastchester Road, Bronx, NY 10461


Monday, May 22, 2017 from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm

at Duffy’s Funeral Home,

255 Ninth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Please contact Lynne Marie Pappalardi at 718-518-2173 to register.

This program is offered free of charge.

About the Program: While most individuals experiencing loss face grief, most grievers can cope with loss and subsequent grief in ways defined by their culture as appropriate and can fulfill, after brief and intermittent impairment, their social and workplace roles. However, research shows that between 10 and 20 percent of individuals who experience loss experience more disabling reactions, including Complicated Grief or other conditions triggered by the loss, such as PTSD, Major Depressive Disorder, Separation Anxiety Disorder, Adjustment Disorder, or substance abuse. Complicated Grief reactions may also be a factor in physical illness. This program looks at how to identify disabling grief reactions and when referrals to specially trained clinicians or professionals may be indicated and necessary. This program is 2 hours, with an additional 30 minute post-program discussion required for CE credits.

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