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ADEC 41st Annual Conference

April 9 - 13, 2019  |  Pre-Conference Institute: April 9 - 10, 2019
Hilton Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, USA

The premiere educational, interdisciplinary meeting for professionals working in the field of death, dying and bereavement: mental health professionals, social workers, counselors, educators, clergy, funeral directors, hospital and hospice personnel, and psychologists. Save the date and join us in Atlanta! Check back periodically as information becomes available.

Call for Proposals

The 2019 Conference Call for Proposals is now open. Learn more and prepare to submit your abstract by clicking here. The deadline to submit is September 10, 2018.


Instructor Needed: ADEC Professional Development Course

Each year during the week of its annual conference, ADEC delivers three professional development courses that provide an in-depth look at the topics and issues of greatest importance in grief and bereavement. Each of the courses is taught by the same instructor for three consecutive years. At this time, ADEC invites applications from individuals who wish to teach the Advanced Course: Complicated Bereavement and Grief Therapy for the years of 2019 - 2021. 

To Apply: Please complete and submit the online application by August 30, 2018. Click here to access the online application. Application materials will include a current resume / CV, brief faculty biography, and course topic outline. All applications will be reviewed by the Professional Development Committee and accepted applicants will be invited to interview with the committee. 

Click here for more information on ADEC's Professional Development Course: Complicated Bereavement and Grief Therapy.

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