During this session, we will review and evaluate the challenges and solutions in connecting donor families and tissue recipients, and identify opportunities to enhance this powerful opportunity to connect.
As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Continued Education Provider and Clinical Supervisor in private practice in Los Angeles, Michelle Post internationally consults and trains in areas of grief, death notification with children and teens, stress & burn-out prevention, group facilitation, ASIST (suicide prevention), executive leadership and team-building. As Manager of Donor Family Aftercare for OneLegacy, she expanded the bereavement services offered to donor families to include free monthly workshops, short-term counseling and an online support group (and she teaches others how to utilize social media to reach bereaved clients). She provides staff & community training and bereavement services, is currently the Chair of the AATB Donor Family Services Council, and is the former chair of the AOPO Donor Family Services Council and former board member and secretary for National Alliance for Grieving Children. She has been a faculty member for Global Leadership Symposium and American Academy of Bereavement. She is a member of Dr. J. William Worden’s SoCal Bereavement Specialist group.
Ms. Post has presented multiple topics at 100s of locations across the US, and her international presence is growing. She has authored more than 40 guest pieces in newsletters, blogs, and educational membership journals with a focus on caregivers, psychotherapy, parenting, children’s grief, poetry and grief, dreams and grief, death notification, donor family grief and loss, holiday grief, and self-growth in a demanding work environment.
Her research interests vary from suicide survivors, trauma survivors, organ and tissue donor families, multicultural families, children’s grief and organizational behavior.
Speaker: Michelle Post, CTBS
Date: March 6, 2019
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST