Grief Support and Education for Community Partners
Gift of Life Donor Program’s Family Support Services department is comprised of Master’s-level mental health professionals specializing in helping donor families through the loss of a loved one.
Our team is committed to providing care and support to the community, including hospital partners, and have presented on topics such as compassion fatigue, survivor’s guilt and grief awareness. To learn more about having someone from our Family Support Services team speak to your organization, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We encourage you to view past webinars, which are listed below.
2023 Community Webinar
This presentation explores how grief can be experienced after non-death or living losses, including changes in health status, finances, housing and relationships. Award-winning KYW Newsradio broadcaster Racquel Williams moderates the discussion, which features input from our Family Support Services team and panelists, kidney recipient Dannielle Small, LMHC, Temple Health Trauma Outreach Manager Scott Charles and Uplift Center for Grieving Children‘s Katherine Streit, MSW, LCWS, MS Ed.
2022 Community Webinar
This presentation explores how healthcare and community service providers could take better care of themselves in response to our community’s growing needs due to the pandemic, increased violence, substance abuse and other public health stressors. This webinar starts the discussion about the importance of self-care, led by moderator, award-winning KYW Newsradio broadcaster Racquel Williams, and features input from our Family Support Services team and panelists, donor mother and spiritual life coach Yolanda Toole and kidney and pancreas transplant recipient and EMT Stacey Rodenas.