Examples of Workshops and Keynotes

Five Themes in Ted’s Work

  1. Promotion of hope, resiliency and capacity building
  1. Provision of information and support for developmental and unexpected life events
  2. Responses to disruptive changes and the resulting grief and loss, especially shattered dreams
  1. The intersection of personal and family stories with those found in poetry, fiction, and memoir
  2. Group and / or team leadership

Workshops and topics addressed by Ted

  • Balancing Self-Awareness and Self-Assertiveness With Attention to and Respect for Others
  • Breathing New Life Into Groups
  • Chronic Sorrow: A Normative Look at Living with On-Going Grief
  • Crossroads: Inviting Stories at the Intersections of Life
  • Crossing Thresholds: From Living to Dying, Death and Bereavement
  • Cumulative Stress and Its Impact: Healthy Ways of Living With Stress
  • Facing Changes in the Workplace: Exploring Myths and Realities
  • Finishing Well: Dying, and Continuing Care
  • It’s Impossible to NOT Communicate (Talking About Tough Stuff)
  • Living with Loss / Healing with Hope
  • Loss of Dreams, Ambiguity, A Pandemic and Resiliency
  • Meeting at a Busy Intersection: Change, Losses, Grief, and Hope
  • No Need to Whisper: Spiritual Care in Caring Work 
  • Shattered Dreams, Resiliency and Hope
  • Storying Re-Storying After Losses
  • Storying and Re-Storying: Elders and Their Narratives
  • Stress and Burnout: Personal and Collective Responses
  • Thankfulness in the Midst of Grief and Grieving
  • The Intersection of Joy and Grief: Honoring Each
  • Unintended Consequences of Well-Intentioned Acts
  • Using Literature / Writing / Storytelling in Helping Work
  • When Professionals Weep: Transference and Countertransference

A partial list of host organizations for Ted’s work

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