Specializing in grief and loss, resiliency promotion, and group leadership
            TED  BOWMAN

Ted Bowman
    2111 Knapp St.
    St. Paul, MN 55108-1814


    email: tedbowman71@gmail.com

Five Themes in Ted’s Work

1. Promotion of hope, resiliency and capacity building  

2. Provision of information and support for developmental and unexpected life events

3. Responses to disruptive changes and the resulting grief and loss, especially shattered dreams

4. The intersection of personal and family stories with those found in poetry, fiction, and memoir

5. Group and / or team leadership

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Alabama Hospice Association

Alzheimer’s Associations in several states

Center for Victims of Torture - Minnesota

Cruse Bereavement Care
– United Kingdom

Early Childhood Family Education - Minnesota

Head Start – many locations

Health Partners Hospice of the Lakes – Minnesota

Laurel Ridge Retreat Center – North Carolina

Luther Seminary Kairos Program (Continuing Education)

Minnesota School Social Workers Association

Minnesota Social Service Association

Naomi House Children’s Hospice - United Kingdom

Oklahoma Department of Human Services

Sacred Ground - Minnesota

Struthers Parkinson’s Center – Minnesota

The Irish Hospice Association

The Sandcreek Group (EAP)

United Family Services – Charlotte, North Carolina



Workshops and Topics
Addressed by Ted Bowman

~ Living with Loss / Healing with Hope ~

 ~ Crossroads: Inviting Stories
at the Intersections of Life ~

~ Breathing New Life Into Groups ~

~ Shattered Dreams, Resiliency and Hope ~

~ Using Literature / Writing / Storytelling
in Helping Work ~

~ Meeting at a Busy Intersection: 
Change, Losses, Grief, and Hope ~

~ Bottom Lines for Changing Times ~
(Messages From Parents to Children)

~ Unintended Consequences of
Well-Intentioned Acts ~

~ When Professionals Weep:
Transference and Countertransference ~

~ Challenges for Careers ~

 ~No Need to Whisper: Spiritual Care in
Caring Work With Children and Familes ~ 

~ Care of Self While Caring For a Child
With Special Needs ~

 ~It’s Impossible to NOT Communicate ~
(Talking About Tough Stuff)

 ~ Finishing Well: Dying, and Continuing Care ~

 ~Chronic Sorrow:  A Normative Look at Living
with On-Going Grief ~

 ~ Facing Changes in the Workplace:
Exploring Myths and Realities ~


What People Are Saying . . . .

…your presentation had many clinical and personal applications for me
-- a marriage & family therapist

People felt their own experiences as caregivers to be understood and confirmed
-- a hospice worker

.....was by far my favorite class...right material, right time
-- student

this program should be taken by every manager and supervisor
-- social worker in human services

I was amazed that you were able to give us the amount of information that you did in the short amount of time that you had, and involved the crowd as well
--school administrator

I can't recall putting on an event which has had such a positive impact on so many people from so many different professional groups
-- conference organizer

You created a safe container for everyone to simply be who they are and take risks. You are a master at group dynamics
-- spiritual director


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2111 Knapp St., St. Paul, MN 55108
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