Perspectives on Care at the End-of-Life"
Betty Kramer, PhD, MSW
Professor of Social Work
University of Wisconsin,
School of Social
Friday, April 5,
2013 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
UW-Stevens Point, Dreyfus University
Center, Legacy Room
About The Speaker
is a Social Work Professor and member
Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University
She is a
researcher, scholar, and educator
who helped to establish
competencies and a national
for social work
research in palliative and
As a Fellow of
the Center for Contemplative
Mind in Society,
Dr. Kramer developed curriculum
highlighting the importance of
mindfulness for compassionate and
ethically based social action, therapeutic
intervention, and professional
She has 28 years of
experience with various forms of
meditation, a long standing
interest in Eastern
perspectives on mental health, and
is a practitioner of Tibetan
Dr. Kramer is
the mid-west facilitator for
the Conscious End-of-Life
Training Program with
Grand Transitions Institute
About This Workshop
Buddhist philosophy, psychology, and teachings
about death and dying offer valuable perspectives for professionals. In this
workshop, you will:
Learn how Buddhism began, where it is
practiced, how it has spread in America, and the major branches of
Obtain an understanding of foundational
Examine common Buddhist practices and rituals
across traditions that have relevance to end of life care.
Highlight implications for compassionate care
across the dying trajectory and considerations for caring for Buddhist patients.
Sign up today if you are
Health Care Professional
Medical Social Worker
This program meets
Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS) requirements for
Note: At this time this
workshop does not meet the specific requirement for LPC's.
check their individual profession to make sure it qualifies.
The workshop fee is $89 and includes instruction, program materials and
Enrollment is limited!
is available for extended periods in Lot X at $.50 cents per hour. The Lot X
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