Grief at Work: It’s not business as usual

The emotional and practical challenges of dealing with grief in the workplace can pose hurdles for businesses of any size. Join us on June 8 for a FREE educational event and meaningful conversation on how a leader’s response to a grieving employee can promote a healthy mourning process while protecting staff morale and maintaining productivity. This event includes lunch and an expert panel discussion on coping with grief in the workplace – see details below!

Thanks to the generosity of HCA Healthcare, this event is provided free of charge to all attendees. Pre-registration is required.

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Event Details

When: June 8, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. CT
Where: HCA Healthcare – Capitol View (1100 Charlotte Avenue 3rd Floor – “Nashville” room, Nashville, TN 37203)
What: Learn from our dynamic panel of presenters made up of an HR professional, a business leader who experienced multiple losses during their career, a faith leader, grief counselor and trauma therapist. A light lunch will be provided for in-person attendees.

Conversation topics include:

  • Practical strategies to support an employee returning to work after a loss
  • Best practices related to bereavement leave policies and procedures
  • How to create a culturally responsive approach to mourning
  • What to do when a death occurs within your organization

Guest Presenters:

Ali Drescher, LPC, Fellow in Thanatology: Death, Dying and Bereavement, Senior Director of Mission Based Services, Alive

Catina Parrish-Clark, Associate Pastor, Congregational Care, Mt. Zion Baptist Church

Nancy Shapiro, Former Senior Vice President, Member Services at The Recording Academy and Alive Volunteer

Sherri McLario, LPC, Grief Counselor, Alive

Toni Kelly, LCSW, CEO and Founder of Toni Kelly Counseling

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