Sheltering in Love: Grief and Loss

The Sheltering in Love Series is a webinar series focused on several self-care and change management topics relevant to what is going on right now with the COVID-19 pandemic. Each session covers a different topic. You can also view more information about the complete series or view a recording of past sessions.

Grief and Loss

All of us, to one degree or another find ourselves facing new and different types of loss.  How can we relate to grief and loss in these overwhelming times? Join us for some insight and connection around processing grief and loss.

About Joanne Bernard

Joanne is a faculty/staff counselor for the Faculty and Staff Counseling and Consultation Office (FASCCO). She received her masters degree in social work from the University of Michigan. She was the director of the Fruehauf/Kelsey-Hayes EAP program for over ten years and has many years of experience in clinical counseling working with individuals, couples and families experiencing a wide array of personal concerns. Joanne also has extensive hospice experience with patients and families experiencing end of life, and in grief counseling following the death of a loved one.  She is an LMSW (licensed masters social worker) in Michigan and an LCSW (licensed clinical social worker) in Florida. She is also an advanced certified hospice and palliative care social worker (ACHP-SW) through the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).  


Anyone who would like to deal more effectively with grief and loss due to overwhelming circumstances

Program Note

This workshop is being offered in an online webinar format. Online session login information will be delivered in the registration confirmation email.

Topic Area

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Self Development

Domain and Expectation

  • Self
    • Adapt


  • Member of a Team
  • Leading a Team
  • Leading Multiple Teams
  • Leading the Organization


  • Level 1: Awareness