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Responses to Loss and Grief from the Covid-19 Pandemic: Personal, Professional and Political
November 28, 2020£20 – £40
The First International Online Bereavement Conference
Chaired by Professor Lynne Gabriel, Director, York St John University Counselling and Mental Health Centre.
Co-chair and conference organiser Dr John Wilson, Director, Bereavement Service, York St John University Counselling and Mental Health Centre
This powerful event brings together inspirational speakers from the UK, US and New Zealand. The theme of the conference focuses on the personal, professional and political responses to bereavement from and during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The conference provides a contemporary context in which to engage with key players and international leads in the field of bereavement and loss. We are facing global challenges in relation to Covid-19 bereavement, loss, trauma and associated mental health challenges. Now, more than ever, we need collaboration and connected personal and professional communities to support those who have been bereaved.
This event will be of interest to a wide range of stakeholders including: individuals and organisations working in mental health, grieving people and families, researchers, frontline and mental health practicioners, counsellors and therapists, pressure groups and public health workers.