Family members may not quietly and peacefully accept what has happened...Family members have no choice--they must cooperate with the media, the police and sometimes the courts.
E.K. Rynearson, MD
Virginia Mason Medial Center
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Caregivers Corner - New Video and Book
New Video Announcement
Resiliency After Violent Death: Lessons for Caregivers This program provides clinicians, social workers, clergy and caregivers engaged in the long term support with families after a violent death, helpful strategies to diminish the emotional distress of violent dying bereavement. Panel discussion and 2 case studies. Panel members are Ted Rynearson, MD; Janice Lord, ACSW; Charles Figley, PhD; and Allison Salloum, PhD. The video focuses on the longer term psychological and spiritual needs of loved ones-months and years after the violent death. Two hours. To purchase, contact http://www.giftfromwithin.org.
New Book Soon to be Released:
Violent Death: Resilience and Intervention Beyond the Crisis. This important work features leaders in the field such as: Ted, Rynearson, MD; Frank Ochberg, MD; Shirley Murphy, RN, PhD; Beverly Raphael; Katherine Shear, MD; Connie Saindon, MFT; Allison Salloum, PhD; Janice Lord, ACSW and many more.