April 30, 2003
Keynote speaker former Pennsylvania Governor Mark Schweiker opens Wider Horizons� third annual Forum, which examines the long-term implications of public tragedy and effective interventions and resources available to those in need, especially children. WHYY artist-in-residence Mary Anne Bartley leads the group in an artistic experience to show the power of art in grief and healing.
Moderator: Tracey Matisak, WHYY Program host View the Archive
Mark Schweiker, former Pennsylvania Governor and CEO of the Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.
Two Panels included:
Ralph Benson, Pentagon Chaplain
Joyce Carnall, Bereavement Coordinator, Taylor Hospice
Frank Donaghue, CEO, American Red Cross of Southeastern PA
Dexter Green, Chief Safety Executive, School District of Philadelphia
Rev. Jerry Paradise, Spiritual Care Committee, American Red Cross of Southeastern PA
Stephen A. Pulley, DO, FACOE, Chief, Montco Critical Incident Stress Management Team
Vernard Trent, Director, Office of Specialized Services, Behavioral Health, Prevention and Intervention, School District of
Hospice Foundation of America Tenth Annual Teleconference--
Living With Grief: Coping with Public Tragedy
WHYY will serve as a host site for the Hospice Foundation of America's Tenth Annual satellite teleconference. Hosted by Cokie Roberts, the teleconference will look at factors that define a public tragedy and offer insight and advice to organizations and professionals as they support their communities and help those coping with loss. The effects of tragedies such as 9/11, Hurricane Andrew, Oklahoma City and other significant national events will be examined.
Moderator: Cokie Roberts, NPR Senior New Analyst and ABD News Correspondent
Kenneth J. Doka, Ph.D., Lutheran minister and professor of gerontology at the College of New Rochelle
LaVone Hawell, MS, Family therapist, death educator and grief therapist
Marcia Lattanzi-Licht, MA, RN, LPC, Psychotherapist, educator, author and early hospice proponent
Nadine Reimer Penner, ACSW, LSCSW, Clinical social worker and disaster mental health instructor
Marlene A. Young, Ph.D., JD, Executive Director of the National Organization for Victim Assistance
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