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

Ali Drescher, MA, LPC, GC-C
Director of Grief Services
Alive Hospice, Inc. – Nashville, TN

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

Cindi Gray, LCSW
Family Services Manager
South Coast Hospice – Coos Bay, Oregon

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

Karen Monts, LBSW, MS, Trauma Loss Certification
Director Grief Support Services
Hospice of Michigan – Ann Arbor, MI

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

Lisa Reed
Bereavement Coordinator
Assured Home Health & Hospice – Centralia, WA

For more information, contact the community leader