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Mindfulness and Grief -- Leaning into the Sharp Points

Title: Mindfulness and Grief -- Leaning into the Sharp Points with Stephanie Rogers, GC-C, CT              

CE/CME Offered:

CE/CME Credit Available: Nurse, Physician, and Non-Physician Healthcare Professional CE credit

Member Price: $105.00
Non-Member Price: $210.00

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Length: 1.0 hours
This session was originally presented at NHPCO’s 2013 Virtual Conference ‘Loss, Grief and Bereavement, helping patients, families and communities’. A session exploring the technique of mindfulness in grief counseling and grief therapy.  This session will acquaint attendees with mindfulness practices (including mindfulness meditation) and its efficacy as tools to help the bereaved of all ages, across all aspects of grief and loss.


  • Identify mindfulness techniques
  • Explain the efficacy of mindfulness techniques in grief and loss
  • Apply mindfulness techniques in grief counseling and grief therapy

Stephanie Rogers, GC-C, CT

Stephanie Rogers is a founding team member of Amarillo Hospice of the Plains in Amarillo, Texas where she serves as Grief Counselor and Bereavement Coordinator. A hospice volunteer from the age of sixteen, Stephanie became a Hospice professional in 2004. She holds two bachelor degrees, a B.A. in Theatre and a B.S. in Grief Counseling and Bereavement Education. Stephanie has combined both these areas to become a well-known speaker on a variety of end-of-life topics at various locations in Texas. These topics include original material presentations including: Caregiver Losses (General and Alzheimer’s Specific), Children and Grief, Communication in Hospice, Cultural Diversity at the End of Life, Ethical Issues at the End of Life, Grief and the Holidays, Grief, Loss and Aging, Helping Children Understand Death, Interacting with the Dying, Journaling, Meditation, Professionals and Grief, Ritual in Everyday Life, and Servant Leadership. In addition to end-of life grief issues, Stephanie also specializes in Children and Adolescent Grief and has served as a counselor at SKY Camp, a Camp for Grieving Children, since 2007. A certified Grief Counselor and Thanatologist, Stephanie is also an award winning poet and published author.  

Disclosure: Planners: Barbara L. Bouton, MA, FT, and Jennifer Kennedy, MA, BSN, RN, have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Faculty: Stephanie Rogers, GC-C, CT, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Completion: In order to complete this online activity, participants must view the course in its entirety, correctly answer all case studies and quiz/test questions (as appropriate) and complete the evaluation. You will have access to the course for 90 days from the date of purchase.
CE/CME Info:


Counselor: NHPCO is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP ) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet  NBCC requirements. The ACEP is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. 


Nurse: NHPCO is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.                      
NHPCO designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 contact hours. Nurses should claim only the contact hours commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Accredited status by ANCC refers only to continuing nursing education and does not imply endorsement of any commercial product discussed in conjunction with this activity.


Physician: The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

NHPCO designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Certificate of Participation for Non-physician Healthcare Professionals: 
For participants* whose disciplines are other than counselor, nurse, physician, and social worker, you may request a Certificate of Participation for Non-physician Healthcare Professionals to submit to your accrediting bodies/licensing boards for continuing education credit. This certificate will indicate the Webinar was certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. It is the responsibility of participants to submit the certificates to their accrediting bodies/licensing boards for approval. Unfortunately, NHPCO cannot guarantee its acceptance. To receive this certificate, you must complete all CE/CME requirements and indicate your desire to receive this certificate on the evaluation form. *including bereavement professionals, finance professionals, physician assistants, spiritual care givers, etc.

Release Date: 11/13/2015
Review date:  11/13/2018 

Expiration Date:  


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