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Third Annual California Symposium - Childhood Grief & Traumatic Loss

March 8, 2007

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March 8, 2007

Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel & Convention Center

Keynote Speaker: Deforia Lane, Ph.D.,

Resident Director of Music Therapy, University Hospital of Cleveland, Ireland Cancer Center

Presenters Include:

Joanne Cacciatore, M.S.W (M.I.S.S. Foundation)

Joan Cochran, MA, CT (“The Center”, a program of Hathaway-Sycamore Child & Family Services)

Leslie Delp, MA (Olivia’s House: A Grief & Loss Center for Children)

Michael Durfee, M.D. (ICAN National Center for Child Fatality Review)

Helen Fitzgerald, CT (American Hospice Foundation)

Linda Garcia, CCLS (Child Life Program, Children’s’ Hospital Los Angeles)

Robin Goodman, Ph.D. (Voices of September 11 th)

David Kessler, R.N. (Co-author with Kübler-Ross)

Lois Lee, Ph.D. (Children of the Night)

Donna Schuurman, Ph.D. (Dougy Center for Grieving Children & Families)

Special Topics:

  • Foster Children & their Caregivers
  • Loss of Siblings & Parents
  • Hospice Care
  • Victims & Witnesses of Violent Crime
  • Loss after Suicide of Loved One
  • Child Peer Support
  • Youth Homicides/Community Violence
  • Child & Youth Suicide
  • Loss of a Child
  • Cultural Issues on Grieving & Death
  • Street Children
  • Adoption
  • Assessment & Case Management
  • Grieving Infants & Toddlers
  • Music Therapy


Sponsored by:

Childrens Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA)

California Association for Child Life Professionals (CACLP)

The Center for Grief and Loss for Children a Program of Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services

LA County Inter-agency Council on Child Abuse / Neglect National Center on Child Fatality Review

Los Angeles County Department of Children & Family Services

Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (DMH)

Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE)

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