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Join Fellow Bereavement Professionals for Monthly Chats Each month, the NCHPP Bereavement Professional Section holds “chats”—or conference calls—which are open to NHPCO members.* These chats are one of the easiest ways to connect with your colleagues in all corners of the country and discuss topical issues of mutual interest. When the Chats are Held: The Section Chats are held on the first Wednesday of each month, beginning at 2:00 p.m. (ET). To Join the Chat: Call 605-475-4825, and enter the Participant Access Code when prompted: 699517#. Upcoming Topics: December 7: Bereavement Beyond Kubler Ross: How We Keep Ourselves and Others Current about Grief and Loss Theories and Research. January 4: Bring a Case: Challenging Cases and the Learning They Bring. February 1: Anticipatory Grief: What Is It and How to Address the Needs of Patients, Families and Staff. March 7: Open Forum: A Chance to Interact Regarding Any Aspect of Bereavement Service Provision. April 4: Program Evaluation and Development: How to Evaluate Your Program on an Ongoing Basis and Develop It According to the Needs of Those You Serve. * In order to join a chat, you must first be enrolled as an NCHPP member (which is free to all staff and volunteers of NHPCO provider-members). If you are not yet enrolled, call the NHPCO Member Services Department at 800-646-6460. Future Topics Section leadership monitors the discussion threads in the Bereavement Professional Section eGroup to help determine the topics for monthly chats. Check the Section’s eLibrary on My.NHPCO in January for a Word document of future chats and topics. NewsLine 25

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of NewsLine - December 2011

Working With Modern Families
A Message From Don
Regaining Trust
Need Compliance Answers? (display ad)
Hospice in the Continuum
New Community Assessment Tool
The Voice of NCHPP
Helping the Person With Intellectual Disabilities Grieve
Bereavement Professional Monthly Chats
Recruiting Problems? HMR (display ad)
We Earned Our Merit Badge in Efficiency (display ad)
NHPCO Honors Hospice Service
Are POLST Registries Part of Our Future?
Virtual Conference for Volunteers and Volunteer Managers
Winning Entries from 2011 Creative Arts Contest
Delta Care Rx (display ad)
Member News and Notes
Regulatory Tip of the Month
Educational Offerings
A New Way to Support Hospice
FHSSA Newsletter

NewsLine - December 2011