Justina (Jamie) Hale, M.S.W., A.C.S.W., FT, is a psycho-spiritual educator and consultant, a Hospice and Home Healthcare Social Worker, and an Associate in Medical Social Services Case Management.
End-of-Life Resolution and Transformative Grief
Definitions, Challenges, and Facilitation
This will be an experiential presentation focused on counseling issues in Death, Dying and Bereavement, with personal and case experiences that illustrate the profound changes that can occur during this chapter of life. Interventions will be offered for applying to the ongoing journey of personal and professional development.
(And it will be FUN!)
There will be lots of time for questions and answers…
She resided until age 13 in Long Island, New York; graduated High school in Woodstock, Illinois; attended college in Colorado; and moved to Redding in 1990. She has worked at New West Dialysis Clinic, Redding Specialty Hospital, Redding Medical Home Care, Addus HealthCare, and Mountain Caregiver Resource Center. She has been and independent contractor with Mercy Hospice, and for the past 9 years has worked for Interim HealthCare and Hospice as Precepting Medical Social Worker, Bereavement Coordinator, and Volunteer Trainer. She is in the LCSW testing phase and is supervised as an Associate with Bonnie Simonetta, LCSW at Medical Social Services Consultants.
Ms. Hale is a Board Certified Fellow in Thanatology through The Association for Death Education and Counseling, and is proficient in the practice of Mind/Body Medicine. She is a former graduate faculty member in psychology with the University of Phoenix, and she is Co-Founder of Stillpoint Institute Mind/Body Medicine Associates.
She received her Masters Degree from George Williams College (Illinois) in Clinical Social Work with additional training in Organizational Dynamics; Undergraduate studies at the University of Colorado (Boulder) in Psychology; post-graduate training in transpersonal psychology at The Center For Counseling Arts (Illinois); and Eastern Philosophy education with the SYDA Foundation (New York) and Self-Realization Fellowship (California). The Fellowship in Thanatology was awarded in 2009, and is based on 20 years service to the Field of Death, Dying, and Bereavement. She has been pursuing a spiritual path for 33 years, and is an Oblate with the Benedictine Monks of Big Sur, California.
Her psychotherapeutic service utilizes Gestalt, Transactional Analysis, and Psychosynthesis modalities, often through Integrative Guided Imagery.
Her specialties include Complementary Health and Healing, Integrative Medicine; Adjustment to Chronic and Terminal Illnesses; Death, Dying, and Bereavement Issues; Existential/Identity Crises of Adolescence and Aging; Spiritual Life-Path Guidance; and End of Life Resolution.
Lunch is available ($5 donation is recommended)