Webinar for Healthcare Professionals: Grief & Loss in the Workplace

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT 

Earn one continuing education hour with this free webinar. To earn CE credit, attendees must view at least 50 minutes of the webinar, complete an online, post-event evaluation and download their own CE certificate. Participants must register and sign in to the live webinar using the same email address.

Grief & Loss in the Workplace

Featured VITAS Expert

Robin Fiorelli, LCSW

Senior Director of Bereavement and Volunteer Services, VITAS Healthcare

Robin Fiorelli, LCSW, is senior director of bereavement and volunteer services for VITAS Healthcare. Robin develops, implements and standardizes VITAS’ volunteer and bereavement services nationwide. She also serves as the liaison between Global Partners in Care and VITAS’ 15 African hospice partnerships, and is liaison between VITAS Community Connection, a non-profit affiliate, and VITAS Healthcare. Additionally, she provides support and education to the VITAS program ethics committees. She has more than 25 years of social services and bereavement support experience.

Robin joined VITAS in 1993 as a hospice social worker in San Diego. She was promoted to team manager, then to psychosocial services consultant and bereavement manager. Robin was promoted to her current position in 2003. She has received the national VITAS Award for Excellence in Management, been named to VITAS’ Leadership Council and won the Social Worker of the Year Award for the San Diego chapter of the National Association of Social Workers.

“VITAS has grown so much since I began here 26 years ago,” she says. “I have always been inspired by the company’s vision and supported in everything I do. VITAS understands that psychosocial pain near the end of life can be as real and debilitating as physical pain, and has the resources to address it.”

Robin has spoken on grief and psychosocial issues across the country. She is the author of many of the resources on VITAS.com written for grieving friends and family, and has contributed throughout her career to published books and articles on grief, loss and their effects on health.

Robin earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in social work at the University of California, Berkeley.

VITAS Continuing Education Details

VITAS Healthcare programs in California/Connecticut/Delaware/Illinois/Northern Virginia/Ohio/Pennsylvania/Washington DC/Wisconsin are provided CE credit for their Social Workers through VITAS Healthcare Corporation, provider #1222, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. VITAS Healthcare maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: (06/06/18 - 06/06/21). Social Workers participating in this course will receive 1 clinical continuing education clock hour.

To request accommodations for disability (ADA), contact webinars@vitas.com prior to the course event. All requests should be granted per VITAS, state and federal ADA requirements.

If you have a complaint or grievance regarding the VITAS continuing education process, email: Tammy.Quinn@vitas.com.

This activity is approved for one continuing education credit hour for all nurses (in California, registered nurses only), social workers and certified case managers. Florida-licensed nursing home administrators may also receive one hour of continuing education credit.

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