The Gateway Alliance for Compassionate Care at End of Life presented the fall workshop/luncheon:
An Introduction to Caring for Veterans at End of Life
by Charli Prather, MSW LCSW RYT CCTP
Goals/ Learning Objectives:
Participants gained knowledge and understanding of:
- the unique needs of Veterans,
- practical interventions for engaging your patient,
- ways to minimize patient and family stress,
- yoga and meditation techniques for Veterans and those experiencing trauma and grief.
Background of Speaker:
Charli is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Certified in Trauma. She has over a decade of experience as a hospice social worker in Illinois & Missouri working predominantly with Veterans. She received her certification in Deployment Psychology from the Center of Deployment Psychology in Bethesda, Maryland in 2012. She travels the U.S. regularly as a Wounded Warrior Project® Combat Stress Recovery Specialist & Certified Warriors at Ease™ Yoga and Meditation teacher. Charli also teaches Movement Techniques for Health Care Providers at Maryville University and volunteers as a yoga teacher for Team Red, White & Blue. She presents regularly on stress management at Scott AFB in Shiloh, Illinois. She is a also a Blue Star Mom of a Special Operations Staff Sgt. stationed in Afghanistan.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Friendship Village Chesterfield
15201 Olive Blvd
Chesterfield, MO 63017
The mission of the Gateway Alliance is to promote high quality end-of-life care for patients and their families.