Writing Workshops

Upcoming events that use writing prompts from Farther Along: The Writing Journey of Thirteen Bereaved Mothers to write toward healing and remembrance.

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Events Open to the Community

SEPTEMBER 27, 2014:  WRITING THROUGH GRIEF workshop on Saturday morning, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Sponsored by Transitions LifeCare (formerly Hospice of Wake County) at Transitions LifeCare auditorium, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607. An opportunity to experience writing as a tool for reflection, self-discovery, and healing. Workshop led by Carol Henderson of Farther Along: The Writing Journey of Thirteen Bereaved Mothers. No writing experience necessary. REGISTRATION REQUIRED BY CALLING 919.719.7199

APRIL 26, MAY 17, SEPTEMBER 13, OCTOBER 18, NOVEMBER 15, 2014: WRITING TOWARD HEALING workshops from 9:30 – noon  at Hospice & Palliative CareCenter, 101 Hospice Lane, Building 121, Williams Education & Counseling Center, Winston-Salem, NC. Free and open to anyone grieving a death-related loss. Registration is requested.  To register:  Call 336-768-6157, ext. 1600. See http://hospicecarecenter.org/blog/writing-toward-healing or http://www.carolhenderson.com for more information.

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Dottye reads an excerpt from Farther Along as Carol and participants in the Writing Toward Healing symposium listen at the Sawtooth School for Visual Art on March 22.

 

Ongoing Writing Groups (See registration information)

ONGOING: Lunch/writing with Bereaved Parents. An offshoot of writing sessions held at Hospice Support of Fauquier County, 42 N. Fifth St., Warrenton, VA. 20186. Contact Betsy Anderson, contributor to Farther Along: The Writing Journey of Thirteen Bereaved Mothers, at 540-272-0229 for more information.

WRITING TOWARD HEALING. 9:30 a.m. – noon at First Presbyterian Church in Durham, NC. Led by Carol Henderson, author of Farther Along: The Writing Journey of Thirteen Bereaved Mothers. The current group is closed. Sponsored by Project Compassion and The Inavale Foundation.

Events for Staff Development

OCTOBER 1, 2014: TRANSITIONS LIFECARE (formerly Hospice of Wake County) plans two sessions for staff led by Carol Henderson offering the hands-on experience of writing and ways to use writing for personal reflection and restoration and for helping their clients. Some members of the Farther Along group will offer panel discussions at both the morning and afternoon sessions.

DUKE UNIVERSITY Staff Development workshops will also be led by Carol Henderson.

 

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