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A Brown Bag Lunch & Learn Event: 

Grieving Across Cultures

Best Practices for Grief Work with Diverse Populations

Join us for an afternoon of enlightenment and learning.


In this training, participants will learn about the importance of cultural competency in bereavement work and will be provided with best practices for serving the needs of diverse clients experiencing grief and loss. Specifically, trainers will share information about the NASW standards for cultural competence, recent trends in cultural and religious diversity in the United States, and scholarly research on the role of individual and community-based rituals in healing. The presentation will take a deeper dive into specific cultural and religious communities' views on death, grief, and mourning, and local representatives from some of these communities will share their perspectives on a speaker panel and will take questions from participants.

Friday, April 27th, from 12:00 - 1:30 pm

Location: Austin Grief, 2413 Greenlawn Pkwy., Austin, TX 78757


Light snacks and drinks provided.

Fee: $20 per participant;  space is limited so please RSVP below.

1.5 CEUs Included for LPC, LMFT, LCSW 


Nawal Traish is a social work intern with The Austin Center for Grief & Loss. She is a graduate student in social work and public policy at the University of Texas-Austin.

Hannah is a social work intern at The Austin Center for Grief & Loss. Hannah will be graduating from Western New Mexico University in May with her masters degree in social work.


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