This webinar looks at grief and bereavement and how one can pastorally and compassionately respond to persons experiencing grief after a loss. In particular, it describes the unique challenges of the grief process that affect persons who are incarcerated as well as persons who have been victims of crime.
The presenters are Fr. George Williams, SJ and Melissa Kelley, Ph.D. Fr. George is Catholic Chaplain at San Quentin State Prison in California and holds a doctorate in criminology from Northeastern University. Dr. Kelley has several years of clinical-pastoral experience and is associate professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling and the faculty director of the M.Div. program at the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry.