Mary Ellen Edwards, LCSW - Speaker Presentations, Workshops, Trainings  -2

For 2 Years (Spring Semester) -        College Continuing Ed Instructor: “Where is Tomorrow: Helping Individuals Through Grief and Loss” – a 33 hour continuing education course for professionals (LPC’s, RN’s, CADAC, LMFT’s, Ministers). Course Developer, Instructor: Tarrant County Junior College Northeast Campus, Spring /1997 and Spring /1998;

“General Psychiatric Disorders” Doctors Home Health 05/26/98

Panel Presenter: “Partial Hospitalization Programs” SW Special Interest Group of TAGS, 05/13/98

“Grief and Loss” Social Work section monthly meeting of the Tarrant Area Gerontological Society, 1998

“Hospice: It’s About Life” – developed course content and instructor on the following 12 hours of a 38 hour Level I and Level II continuing education course. Tarrant County Junior College, Northeast Campus – 4x each between 1996 and 1997.

- “Psychosocial Issues in Death and Dying”

- “Family Issues in Death and Dying”

- “Active Dying”

- “Non-pharmacological Pain Management”

Presented the above 4 workshops numerous times for hospice in-house staff training and other health care organizations

“Depression and Mental Illness” NurseCare Home Health Monthly Inservice, 1998

“Panel Presenter: “Recognizing and Treating Depression in Older Adults” Mental Health Association Monthly Forum – Special Workshop 08/15/97

“Psychosocial Issues in Terminal Illness” Presented twice for AIDS Outreach Center Volunteer training, 1997

“Sexual Abuse and Assault in Older Adults” 2 Nursing Home trainings - 1997

“Care For Your Elderly Parents” American Business Woman’s Association; Tarrant County chapter, monthly meeting 04/96

“Issues in Death and Dying” HCA Richland Hospital Professional Forum, April 1996

Multiple in-services on mental illness, depression, sexual abuse, stress management and other topics. Audience size 5 to 80.

“Surviving Grief and Loss” Special Workshop, Center For Change, Discovery and Support, June, 1996

“Battering: Breaking Free From the Effects” Lesbian Health Conference, - Dallas 06/25/94

Women’s Healing and Empowerment Retreat, Groesbeck, Texas 1996


* “In-Relation” To Each Other
* 8 part Series on Domestic Violence in Gay/ Lesbian Relationships
* On Playing and Belonging
* Multiple other articles on Being Present with Each Other, Nurturing Each Other

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