SOURCE: Birren Institute of Autobiography Studies

November 10, 2011 09:30 ET

Cheryl Svensson, PhD and Director of the Birren Institute for Autobiographical Studies Joins Panelists at a Training Workshop: Developing Rapport With Life Story Clients at the International Reminiscence and Life Review Conference

Svensson Will Also Be Speaking at the 64th Gerontological Society of America Conference on "Innovative Life Review and Reminiscence Groups in Taiwan: Hybrids Between Eastern and Western Cultures"

LAGUNA HILLS, CA--(Marketwire - Nov 10, 2011) -

Come to the preconference workshop at the Biennial Conference of the International Institute for Reminiscence and Life Review

Morning Session: Developing Rapport with Life Story Clients (Cheryl Svensson, Anita Hecht, Pam Pacelli)

Afternoon Session: Assessment and Management of Difficult Clients (Teri Friedman and Mary O'Brien Tyrrell).

When:
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
9:00AM to 5:00PM EST

Where:
Biennial Conference of the International Institute for Reminiscence and Life Review
Boston, Mass.
Best Western Roundhouse Suites
891 Massachusetts Avenue

Who:
Anita Hecht, LCSW - former APH Board member and historian
Cheryl Svensson, PhD - Director, Birren Institute for Autobiographical Studies
Teri Friedman, PhD - NYC-based psychologist
Mary O'Brien Tyrrell - MHP, president of Memoirs, Inc.
Pamela Pacelli, LMFT - family therapist and oral historian

About Institute for Reminiscence and Life Review
The International Institute for Reminiscence and Life Review (IIRLR) brings together participants to further define reminiscence and life review as an interdisciplinary field of study in the areas of practice, research, education, volunteer and individual application

On November 21, 2011, Cheryl Svensson will also be part of the GSA symposium: Innovative Life Review and Reminiscence Groups in Taiwan: Hybrids between Eastern and Western Cultures

When:
November 21, 2011

Who:
Chair/Presenter Information: Tsuann Kuo
Discussant: Cheryl M. Svensson

Where:
Sheraton Boston Hotel

About GSA
The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) is the nation's oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education, and practice in the field of aging. The principal mission of the Society -- and its 5,400+ members -- is to advance the study of aging and disseminate information among scientists, decision makers, and the general public. GSA's structure also includes a policy institute, the National Academy on an Aging Society, and an educational branch, the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education.

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