Hosparus, others sponsor training for professionals

Care providers play a crucial role in supporting families during the hours after their loss – one that can have a lasting impact on the family and the provider. Coping with such losses is one of the most difficult experiences these care providers encounter.

To help professional care providers gain practical skills and knowledge to effectively and compassionately respond in these situations, the Hosparus Grief Counseling Center, Birth Care Network and Babyology present
“Providing Care for Families Grieving Miscarriage, Stillbirth and Infant Death,” 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Friday, October 24.  The training will take place at the Hosparus Center for Performance Excellence, 1000 Building, 2nd Floor, 6200 Dutchmans Ln.  The cost is $40 and includes continuing education credits for nurses, licensed professional counselors, social workers and lactation consultants and educators.  Those interested may register online at Hosparus.org by Monday, October 20.
The Hosparus Grief Counseling Center offers comprehensive and ongoing program and services for children, adolescents, adults and families who are struggling with loss, including individual, group and family counseling.  The Center helps people understand their grief experiences and provides them with practical and helpful tips for coping.