Alive Symposium on Family, Health, Ethics, and Spirituality

End-of-Life Issues in Family, Health, Ethics, and Spirituality

The Symposium is open to all. Typical attendees include health care professionals, family caregivers, social workers, grief counselors, faith leaders, end-of-life service providers, students, and anyone who will one day die.

This special annual event is an important part of Alive’s mission as a non-profit, which is to provide loving care to people with life-threatening illnesses, support to their families, and service to the community in a spirit of enriching lives.

We hope you will join us, and add your voice to the conversation!


Tickets on Sale

Thursday, November 7  |  8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Belmont University, Janet Ayers Academic Center
Parking is free, breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Register now and save:

  • $35 Early Bird registration until Sept. 1
  • Tickets will be $45 after Sept. 1 and $75 at the door
  • Students are FREE (student ID required)

Click Here To Register

Campus Map  |  Parking and Directions

This educational event is an important part of Alive’s mission as a non-profit, which is to provide loving care to people with life-threatening illnesses, support to their families, and service to the community in a spirit of enriching lives.

Keynote Speaker

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Ali Drescher is the Grief Center Director at Alive. During her career, she has held leadership positions in both for-profit and nonprofit sectors. She established the Grief Center of Middle Tennessee and served as a speaker with PESI Education, providing grief education for mental health providers across the nation. She is a highly sought-after speaker addressing topics related to grief and mourning, and is known for her creative, interactive and story-telling presentation style.

Drescher is a licensed professional counselor; Fellow in Thanatology: death, dying, and bereavement; and a certified grief counselor. She holds a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy with a focus in play therapy. She is also a member of the Association of Death Education and Counseling, the National Alliance for Grieving Children and the American Counseling Association.

Vendors' Booths

If you're interested in reserving a vendor's booth, contact Keith King at 615-346-8418 or kking@alivehospice.org.

Videos

Learn about the Alive Institute:

2018 Keynote Speaker, Dr. Jessica Zitter:

2018 Interfaith Panel:


The Alive Symposium is a program
of the Alive Institute

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Alive's Center for Education, Outreach, Innovation and Advocacy


For more information

Contact Keith King at 615-346-8418 or kking@alivehospice.org.