“Am I My Brother’s Keeper?”: A Workshop on Coping with Grief
Are you struggling with the loss of a cherished one? Are you having difficulty finding others who really understand? Are you looking for practical tools to help you cope? Join us as Dr. Mildred Williams helps us find meaning inspiration and strategies for surviving and thriving after a significant loss of a loved one.
- 5:45 pm: Registration and Dinner (Catered by NGHS Hospice Liaisons
- 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm: “Am I My Brother’s Keeper?”: A Workshop on Coping with Grief
Dr. Mildred Williams is Associate Professor and Director of the Masters in Counseling Psychology Program at Southern Wesleyan University in Upstate, South Carolina. With over 34 years of extensive experience in grief and loss, Christian education, addictions, and spiritual life coaching, Dr. Williams has two Masters degrees in Counseling and Human Resources – and a PhD in Leadership. Certified in Mental Health First Aid for both adult and adolescents, she is also certified in “Darkness to Light- Stewards of the light” as a first responder for child victims of sexual abuse. In addition, she is trained to train others in Trauma-Informed Suicide Prevention as well as Soul Shop for Black Churches~ educating Black Faith Leaders about mental health and suicide in the Black church. Adamant in grooming her students to become good ethical Christian counselors prepared to meet the challenges of brokenness in so many, Dr. Williams also stays close to those struggling with HIV, addictions, mental illness and human sex trafficking through her work with the Greenville homeless population. Married for 28 years to the Rev. Dr. Roy Williams, she actively serves with her husband in their Baptist church’s Mind, Body and Spirit Ministry and is a proud parent of 26-year-old twins, Kira and Khalil.
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Are you a professional caregiver who is grieving? Register to attend the additional event for the public here.