The End-of-Life University Interview Series is now a weekly Podcast!
Read about previous guests from EOLU below:
|Posted by Karen M. Wyatt on December 13, 2018 at 3:15 PM|
|Posted by Karen M. Wyatt on December 3, 2018 at 4:45 AM|
|Posted by Karen M. Wyatt on November 22, 2018 at 3:00 PM|
Wendy Van de Poll is dedicated to providing a safe place for her clients to express their grief over the loss of their pets.
Her passion is to help people when they are grieving over the loss of a pet and her larger than life love for animals has led her to devote her life to the mission of increasing the quality of life between animals and people no matter what stage they are in their cycle of life! She has been called the animal whisperer.
She is a Certified End of Life and Pet Grief Support Coach, Certified Pet Funeral Celebrant, Animal Medium and Communicator. She is the founder of The Center for Pet Loss Grief and an international best selling and award-winning author and speaker.
She holds a Master’s of Science degree in Wolf Ecology and Behavior and has run with wild wolves in Minnesota, coyotes in Massachusetts and foxes in her backyard. She lives in the woods with her husband, two crazy birds, her rescue dog Addie and all kinds of wildlife.
|Posted by Karen M. Wyatt on November 9, 2018 at 2:10 AM|
|Posted by Karen M. Wyatt on November 6, 2018 at 6:50 PM|
In this series of brief webinars 5 teachers of death and dying classes share excerpts from their courses with us. We hope you will be inspired to create your own community class based on your knowledge, experience and passion for the end of life!
This series includes:
|Posted by Karen M. Wyatt on October 18, 2018 at 3:30 PM|
Michael is the Founder of Deathoverdinner.org, Drugsoverdinner.org, EarthtoDinner.org, WomenTeachMen.org and The Living Wake. He currently serves as a Board Advisor at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts; and in the recent past as Senior Advisor to Summit Series, Theo Chocolate, Learnist, Caffe Vita, CreativeLive, Architecture For Humanity, ONETASTE and Mosaic Voices Foundation .
In 1997 Hebb co-founded City Repair and Communitecture with architect Mark Lakeman, winning the AIA People's Choice Award for the Intersection Repair Project. In 1999 Michael and Naomi Pomeroy co-founded Family Supper in Portland, a supper club that is credited with starting the pop-up restaurant movement. In the years following they opened the restaurants clarklewis and Gotham Bldg Tavern, garnering international acclaim.
After leaving Portland, Hebb built Convivium/One Pot, a creative agency that specialized in the ability to shift culture through the use of thoughtful food and discourse based gatherings. Convivium's client list includes: The Obama Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, TEDMED, The World Economic Forum, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Clinton Global Initiative, X Prize Foundation, The Nature Conservancy.
Michael is the founding Creative Director of The City Arts Festival, the founder of Night School @ The Sorrento Hotel, the founder of www.seder.today and the founding Creative Director at the Cloud Room. He served as a Teaching Fellow at the Graduate School of Communication at University of Washington. His writings have appeared in GQ, Food and Wine, Food Arts, ARCADE, Seattle Magazine and City Arts. Michael can often be found speaking at universities and conferences.
|Posted by Karen M. Wyatt on October 4, 2018 at 3:10 PM|
NOW AVAILABLE for listening at this link:
My guest Jane Barton serves as the Caregiving Ambassador for AARP Colorado and has a long history of service as a chaplain, bereavement facilitator and director of education for hospice organizations. She will share important information about the coming caregiver shortage and how to navigate as a caregiver for those we love.
In this interview you will learn:
Jane Barton will present a free webinar on "Bridge Time: Coping with the Consequences of Change" on Tuesday October 30th.
Learn more and register at this link: Jane Barton Webinar.
|Posted by Karen M. Wyatt on September 20, 2018 at 3:00 PM|
|Posted by Karen M. Wyatt on September 6, 2018 at 3:00 PM|
Cheryl Jones is the host of the radio show Good Grief. She is also a grief counselor and cancer educator. During her education as a Marriage and Family Therapist, her first wife was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma, which was at the time a uniformly terminal illness with a six month to one year prognosis. In the eight + years that followed, Cheryl engaged daily in the work of preparing for her death. She received training during this period from Stephen and Ondrea Levine (Who Dies and Grieving Into Life and Death) and Richard Olney (founder of Self-Acceptance Training). After her wife’s death, Cheryl immersed herself in her own multifaceted grief, surprised by frequent moments of joy.
Cheryl is a consultant and group leader at the Free Therapy Program of the Women’s Cancer Resource Center, where she developed, manages and teachies in their Continuing Education program. She has trained extensively with Erving Polster, leader in the field of gestalt therapy and author of Everybody’s Life is worth a Novel. She was Clinical Director at the Alternative Family Project, which served the therapeutic needs of LGBTQ families in San Francisco. Finally she is the author of the recently published novel: An Ocean Between Them.
|Posted by Karen M. Wyatt on August 23, 2018 at 4:45 PM|
Learn how to develop authentic presence in care of the dying to benefit both patients and providers.
NOW AVAILABLE* for listening at this link:
*(As a NEW feature on End-of-Life University you can listen any time to this interview.
You no longer have to tune in at a scheduled time or wait for the replay to arrive by email!
Just click on the link above and start listening - NOW or LATER.)
My guest Kirsten DeLeo will share how she teaches healthcare providers the art of presence so that they can work more effectively with patients at the end of life and avoid experiencing burnout. The "Authentic Presence" training she coordinates through the Spiritual Care Program offers continuing ed credits to students and includes an 8-day immersion retreat.
In this interview you will learn: