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

  • 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 Families
  • 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

A partial list of host organizations for Ted’s work


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