Presented by Sherokee Ilse, BA, BLFA
Measurable Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to…
1. Compare and contrast the different styles of coping (intuitive/affective vs. Logical/introspective) and describe how they might negatively and positively impact parental relationships
2. Describe three things staff, counselors or others could say to couples in the early hours and weeks that might help parents make better intentional communication choices
ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
Sherokee Ilse, BA, BLFA
Sherokee is an International speaker, grief and loss trainer, bereaved parent and author of 18 books/booklets mostly on infant loss, including her first and most popular self-help book for parents and families, Empty Arms: Coping with Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Infant Death and a co-authored book with Tim Nelson, Couple Communication After a Baby Dies: Differing Perspectives. Her newest book is, The Prenatal Bombshell: Help and hope when continuing or ending a precious pregnancy after an abnormal diagnosis.
She had three babies who died too soon and two living sons. Through her newest organization, Loss Doulas International and Baby Loss Family advisors, she trains and helps certify individuals to become one-to-one companions, advisors, guides, and navigators to families soon after hearing the bad news, through their process of preparation and meeting their baby, and beyond.