Sudden Loss and Traumatic Grief A Professional Workshop
presented by Barbara Rubel, MA, BCETS
For Immediate Release
October 13, 2004
Have you been working with a family who recently lost someone
to suicide, domestic violence, homicide or an accident? Do
you wonder which interventions work best for those families
that have experienced a traumatic and sudden loss? Join internationally
known consultant, speaker and author Barbara Rubel, MA, BCETS
at the Best Western Sovereign Hotel in Keene, NH on October
22, 2004 from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. to find the answers
to these questions and many more!
Barbara Rubel, MA, BCETS is the Director
of the Griefwork Center Inc. located in Kendall Park, New
Jersey. Rubel is a recognized expert in the field of sudden
loss and traumatic grief. Rubel is the author of the best
selling book, But I Didn’t Say Goodbye: For Parents
and Professionals Helping Child Suicide Survivors and
the newly released 30-hour course book for Nurses, Death,
Dying and Bereavement: Providing Compassion During a Time
of Need. Barbara’s personal story of loss was featured
in the Emmy Award Winning Documentary, Fatal Mistakes,
narrated by Mariette Hartley. Barbara is widely published
and has been a guest on numerous television and radio programs.
Participants in this professional workshop
will learn how to: 1) identify reactions to traumatic and
unanticipated loss; 2) describe sudden death notification
techniques; 3) compare grief theories to support survivors
of traumatic death; 4) list strategies to prevent traumatic
grief; and 5) explain strategies to prevent compassion fatigue.
For further information on this
workshop and to register, please call Jennifer Costa at The
Samaritans, Inc. Business office at (603) 357-5510.