Living with Grief: Diagnosis: Prolonged Grief Disorder (member only webinar)

16apr11:00 am1:30 pmLiving with Grief: Diagnosis: Prolonged Grief Disorder (member only webinar)SDAHO Webinar

Event Details

April 16 at 11:00am CST/10:00am MST (2.5 hours session)

The 2024 Living with Grief ® program highlights Prolonged Grief Disorder as a new addition to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5th ed., text rev.) (DSM-5-TR). In this program, panelists will explore the nature of the disorder and, using a case study approach, examine the diagnosis of the condition, when to refer for treatment, and effective evidence-based approaches to treatment.

Expert Panelists:

Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, MDiv, is Senior Vice President, Grief Programs at Hospice Foundation of America (HFA) and the recipient of the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of Death Education and Counseling (ADEC). A prolific author and editor, Dr. Doka serves as editor of HFA’s Living with Grief book series, its Journeys newsletter, and numerous other books and publications. He has been a panelist on HFA’s Living with Grief program for 28 years.

Wendy Lichtenthal, PhD, FT is Director of the Bereavement Clinic and Associate Attending Psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) and Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine.

Sonya Lott, PhD, has been a licensed psychologist for more than three decades. She maintains a multi-state online private practice, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of Prolonged Grief Disorder (PGD).

M. Katherine Shear, MD, is the Marion E. Kenworthy Professor of Psychiatry and the founding Director of the Center for Prolonged Grief at Columbia University School of Social Work. Dr. Shear is a clinical researcher who first worked in anxiety and depression.



Free SDAHO member only webinar, click here to register.


April 16, 2024 11:00 am - 1:30 pm(GMT-05:00)