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April 11, 2008

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CAPE GAZETTE. Friday, April 11 - Monday, April 14, 2008 - 79 Conference to focus on grief support for children, teens The University of Delaware and the Delaware End-of-Life Coalition will host an all-day forum from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 16, for profes- sionals and community members exploring living with grief in chil- dren and teens. The morning session will be a live, statewide webcast from the Newark location to the Dover and Georgetown locations. Keynote speaker Dr. Valarie Molaison, clinical director of Supporting Kidds, will present Exploring the Unknowable: Lessons from Work with Bereaved Children and Teens. Contact hours will be awarded. A panel discussion will follow her presentation and Dr. Madeline Lambrecht will moderate the dis- cussion. The distinguished panel members include Laura Munts, executive director, Mommy's Light, Dale Perkel, LCSW, oncol- ogy social worker manager, Nemours Alfred I. DuPont Hospital-for Children, Ralph Plumley, ThM, CT, bereavement coordinator, Doherty  Funeral Homes, and Lezley Sexton, MSCC, New Hope coordinator, Delaware Hospice. The afternoon teleconference will focus on the experience of grieving childwn and adolescents and the ways that hospice profes- sionals, teachers and school administrators, grief counselors, funeral directors and parents can best support these populations as they cope with loss and grief. The program and newly publiShed book will focus on the most cur- rent theories and practices in this area, and as always will combine academic research with hands-on ideas for use in hospice support groups and other settings. The teleconference is moderat- ed by Frank Sesno, professor of Media and Public Affairs at The George Washingtofi University and Special Correspondent with CNN. Sesno will lead the panel of noted authorities that includes Dr. Kenneth J. Doka, Dr. Nancy Hogan, Rita Milburn-Dobson, MA, RNC, FF, Laura E. Olague, Med, CT., Dr. Stacy E Orloff and Dr. J. William Worden. This distinguished panel of ethicists, educators and hospice experts will explore the most cut- rent theoretical perspectives on loss and grief as experienced by persons throughout a life-limiting illness and by survivors after the death. A continental breakfast and sign-in iegins at 8 a.m. The fee Milton Historical Society annual dinner set April 19 The Milton Historical Society will host its Fourth Annual Dinner Saturday, April 19, at the Milton Fire Hall, 116 Front Street. The evening will include a short program featuring the newly- launched audio slide show, "HistoricMilton," produced by Milton and New York City resi- dent Lisa Wolfe of ReynoldsWolfe. This year's honorees include emeritus trustees the Rev. Donald Clendaniel, Dr. James White, Medford King, and Herman Black. The 2007 Volunteer of the Year awardwill also be presented. The evening begins with a cash bar at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m., with the program to follow. Catering is provided by Jimmy's Grille and includes a menu of baked ham, chicken salad, fried chickent. Tickets are $20 for adults and $7.50 for children ages 6-12. Tickets can only be purchased in advance and.will be picked up at the door on the evening of the din- ner. For information call 684- 1010, stop by the society at 210 Union Street. Summer Maintenance, Management and Lifeguard Positions!! Great Pay! Great Pools! Great Hours! 302-236-6952 for the morning program, includ- ing lunch, is $59. Continuing education contact hours for the morning program will be avail- able. The afternoon program begins at 1:30 p.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m. The afternoon telecon- ference is free. Continuing educa- tion contact hours is available through the Hospice Foundation of America (HFA), with the fee paid directly to HFA. The live, statewide webcast and HFA National Teleconference is conveniently located at three sites this year: University of Delaware, Clayton Hall, Rt. 896, Newark, Delaware; Bayhealth Medical Center, Education Center, 208 W. Water Street, 1st floor Conference Room, Dover, Delaware; and Delaware Technical & Community College, Jack E Owens campus, Carter Partnership Center, Room 529, Georgetown. To register, call 855-1617. Brochure and registration forms are available at The teleconference is produced by Hospice Foundation of America, a not-for-profit organi- zation, which acts as an advocate for the hospice concept of care through ongoing programs of pro- fessional education, public infor- mation and research on issues relating to illness, loss, grief and bereavement. I loan?