Pediatric Bereavement Workshop

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Komansky Center for Children’s Health (NYPH)
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Sponsored by the Cameron Kravitt Foundation

Time Program Notes
8:00 – 8:15 am Breakfast


8:15 – 8:30 am Introduction


Susan Bostwick

Jason Kravitt

8:30 – 9:30 am “Your child has died- the hardest words that you’ll ever have to say.” Lyuba Konopasek

Jennifer DiPace

9:30 – noon Standardized Patient Sessions

4 small groups


Faculty Facilitators: Susan Bostwick, Jennifer DiPace, Erika Abramson, Marianne Nellis, Stephen Gilheeney, Thanakorn Jirasevijinda, Katie McGuinn
Noon- 1:00pm




1:00-1:40pm Breakout Discussions

#1 Organ Donation /Autopsy

#2 Spiritual care/Helping families grieve/ Hospice

1:40-1:50 Break
1:50- 2:30pm


Break out as above
2:30- 3:20pm Caring for Our Families: Conversation with the parent of a child who died
3:20- 3: 30pm Break
3:30-4:30pm Caring For Ourselves – Moderated small group discussion
4:30pm- 5:00pm Wrap- up