Professionals whose practice and focuses on bereavement care and services to hospice and palliative care patients and families are part of this group, discussions range from services to practice to idea and resource sharing.

Visit the Bereavement Professional Community Page now to see the latest discussion posts, chat schedule and archive of past chats and resources available in the community library.

Bereavement Professional Steering Committee:

Bereavement Professional Community Leader
Diane Snyder Cowan, MA, MT-BC, CHPCA
Director of Bereavement Center
Hospice of the Western Reserve, Inc – Cleveland, OH

Robin Fiorelli, LCSW
Senior Director of Bereavement and Volunteers
VITAS Innovative Hospice Care of San Diego – San Diego, CA

Cindi Gray, MSW
Director, Grief Support Programs
Hospice of Santa Cruz County – Scotts Valley, CA

Melissa Lunardini
Children’s Bereavement Manager
The Elizabeth Hospice – Escondido, CA

Joelle Osterhaus, LMSW
Hospice & Home Based Palliative Care Psychosocial Services Supervisor
Kaiser Permanente Continuing Care – Portland, OR

For more information, contact the community leader