Grief Mini-Conference

UMSL Grief Mini-Conference

What: UMSL Grief Counseling Mini-Conference

Where: University of Missouri – St. Louis ED Collabitat

When: Friday, November 18, 2022

Times: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.

Who Should Attend: Professional counselors, school counselors, social workers, psychologists, and students

CEUs: LPCs and school counselors may earn up to 6 CEUs for the conference (CSAC is an NBCC Approved Provider #3054).

Registration Fees: Professionals: $75; Students: $30 (for student rate – MUST use .edu email address and be currently enrolled as a student to use student rate) Register Here.

Sponsors: Counseling and Social Advocacy Center @ UMSL

Conference Overview: The mini-conference provides attendees with 6 workshops to enhance their understanding of the psychological impact of grief and loss and provide ways to address those concerns in counseling.

Cancellation policy: No refunds are available after November 14.

Please contact the Grief Services office at 314-516-4613 or with any questions.

Schedule for the Grief Mini-Conference 2022 

9:00:00 AM-10:00AM

ExperienceCraft: Using A Digital Tools to Support Grief in Adolescents

Brie Overton

10:10:00 AM-11:10AM

The Forgotten Grievers: Explorations of Behavioral Health Workers’ Grief Following the Death of a Client

Caren Franke

11:20 AM-12:20 PM

Creative Healing

Rachel Helden

12:30 PM – 1:00 PM




Grief and Brokenness: The Quest for Solid Living in a Shattered World Among Minorities

Dr. Eric Rogers

2:10PM – 3:10PM

Art Therapy for Grief and Loss

Jen Dykeman and Talitha Light


Traumatic Grief & Substance Misuse: Primary Themes and Interactions

Andrew Shapiro