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Commonwealth Prevention Alliance

  • The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center 215 Innovation Boulevard State College, PA, 16803 United States (map)

A Grief Trajectory: A New Model for Understanding and Approaching Grief Lisa Zoll, Temple University Lynn Shiner Lisa Zoll, LCSW, and Lynn Shiner have developed a new model of the grief process called “A Grief Trajectory.” The model is comprised of three aspects: event grief, working grief, and forever grief. It is designed with the following shortcomings of traditional models in mind: it eliminates stages, phases, and states, it eliminates a time frame for grief, it takes pressure off the griever to meet expectations of other models, it is nonlinear, and closure is not a goal. This workshop will combine learning and experiential activities. The presenters have published a book entitled “Grief: The Event, The Work, The Forever – A self-help book brought to you by the letter ‘R