On Episode 27, Social Worker/Psychotherapist and Author- Linda Hochstetler joins the show to talk about her new book- 21 Days to Die: The Canadian Guide to End-of-Life as well as a wide range of topics surrounding death and dying.
On this episode we cover:
Linda’s path in Social WorkPersonal Experiences with death Death cafes (CBC Article)Eastern vs. Western views/culture around death Role of social workers at end-of-lifeImportance of planning around deathMysticism surrounding deathAlternative and complementary therapiesRole and benefits of volunteering in HospiceGrief Counselling vs. Grief TherapyRecommended therapy modalities and theories Case example: fear of deathWays to support and not support those who are grievingTips for new social workers wanting to get into this areaTips for managing, preventing, mitigating burnout and vicarious traumaIf you want to learn more about Linda Hochstetler check out her WEBSITE and connect with her on Linkedin
To purchase her book click HERE
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