The links in this section of the site are carefully chosen to give the reader additional resources to further their exploration into the Degriefing Process. Please note that degriefing.com is not responsible for the content of those sites.
Resources for the Healthcare Professional
- The Association for Death Education and Counseling®, The Thanatology Association®, is one of the oldest interdisciplinary organizations in the field of dying, death and bereavement. Its nearly 2,000 members include a wide array of mental and medical health personnel, educators, clergy, funeral directors and volunteers. ADEC offers numerous educational opportunities through its annual conference, courses and workshops, its certification program, and via its acclaimed publicaton, The Forum.
- Growth House, Inc., gives you free access to over 4,000 pages of high-quality education materials about end-of-life care, palliative medicine, and hospice care, including the full text of several books. We provide education both for the general public and for health care professionals.
- Hospice Foundation of America provides leadership in the development and application of hospice and its philosophy of care with the goal of enhancing the U.S. health care system and the role of hospice within it.
- Vicki Panagotacos, PhD, FT Provides therapeutic services for those undergoing a life transition due to death & dying, divorce, pregnancy loss/infertility, job loss or a newly diagnosed illness.
- Frances Holmes, CNC, IGP "Feeding the Bereaved" Nutritional specialist working with the grieving population to Balance the Extremes of Bereavement www.francesholmes.com
Complementary Bereavement Resources
- Association of Humanistic Psychology (AHP), began in 1962 as a new force in psychology, emphasizes wholistic, person-centered therapy, exploration and realization of individual potential, and conscious and community efforts to expand human knowledge and build a more humane world. Members practice humanistically in many therapeutic, healthcare, educational, business, and creative arts professions.
- Association for Death Education and Counseling - ADEC https://healthfinder.gov/FindServices/Organizations/Organization.aspx?code=HR3225
- Oct 6, 2015 - This is a multidisciplinary professional organization dedicated to promoting excellence in death education, bereavement counseling, and care ...
- GoodGrief.net - A useful site with a pragmatic and a spiritual emphasis.
- Foundations.org - A Directory of Charitable Grantmakers (provided as a service of the Northern California Community Foundation).
- AARP about Grief and Loss - Useful information from AARP about Grief and Loss.
- AmandaThePanda.org - A non-profit organization that provides support to children and their families who are grieving the death of a family member through accident, illness, suicide, or homicide.
- The Bobby Resciniti Healing Hearts Foundation Provides grief counseling for parents and siblings after the loss of a child.
- Open To Hope is a non-profit organization with the mission of helping people find hope after loss. We invite you to read, listen, and share your stories of hope and compassion.
- The Grief Toolbox is an ambitious project. Its goal is to be an all-encompassing place for grief tools: a singular area where a person can find all the resources they need to help them with that grief that neither time nor money can solve.
- The Center for Complicated Grief seeks to improve the lives of people with complicated grief through a comprehensive program of outreach, education, training, and research.
- The Sena Foundation has been a leader in the field of Grief and Loss for over a decade. A direct outgrowth of the hospice/death dying movement, Sena Foundation offers free support for those going through catastrophic loss.by the Sena Foundation.
Other health resources
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