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Conference Schedule
8:30-9am Registration
9-9:20am Welcome

 
Morning Session I 9:30-10:30am
Living Stories presented by Judith Pedersen Benn MS, CADC, CHT & Lacey Graydon
Real World Problems:  You Just Can't Make this Stuff Up with Amy Boulware, LAP, LMSW and Peter Harrison, LL.M, J.D. Chambliss Law Firm
The Unexpected Death presented by Susan Latta, LMFT, FT and Jacqui Casey, LCSW,FT, Hospice of Chattanooga

Morning Session II 10:45-11:45am
What do those Doulas Do? Presented by Bill Fisher of Old Family Friends
Wrangling with Life and Death, Creative Writing presented by Jennifer McClung
Death and Dying in a Cultural Context with Jennifer Reed, SAU MSW Student & Alexis Loudenslager, BSW
 

11:45-12:30 Lunch and Networking Opportunities
Our wonderful friend, Robin Burke, with Purple Sky Healing Arts, will provide lovely therapeutic music during lunch. 
12:30-1:20pm Our Keynote Presentation
The Language of Dying
Martha Jo Atkins

Afternoon Session I 1:30-2:30pm
An Open Discussion with a Hospice Physician with Terry Melvin, M.D., FAAHPM
Mindful Mapping our Death Part One with Judith Pedersen Benn
How to Care for a Hospice Family Panel Discussion

Afternoon Session II 2:45-3:45pm
Heart to Heart Touch Method presented by Pam Dent, LMT & Susan Latta, LFMT, FT
Mindful Mapping our Death Part Two with Judith Pedersen Benn
Aren't You Over That Yet?  Let's Talk About Grief presented by Kindred Hospice (Judy Scott, Tracie Aldridge, RN and Terry Melvin, M.D.)

3:50-4:30pm Closing our Day Together
Group Discussion, Gratitude, Evaluations and Door Prizes