Hip Hop Therapy Annual Showcase in the Bronx, New York

Hip Hop Therapy Annual Showcase in the Bronx, New York By Nora Biette-Timons “Hip hop therapy” was first conceptualized in the 1990s, by Dr. Edgar Tyson. In a 2002 academic paper, he wrote that “treatment innovations that are culturally sensitive and demonstrate promise…are of significant importance to practitioners working with at-risk and delinquent youth,” but…

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Cherokee Nation Art Classes and Art Show in Tahlequah, Oklahoma

Cherokee Nation Art Classes and Art Show in Tahlequah, Oklahoma By Nora Biette-Timons In 2022, Evermore recognized the alarming trends in childhood bereavement and had to act. After partnering with Penn State and the University of Southern California to release America’s Forgotten Orphans, the nation’s first report documenting a 20-year rise in the experience of…

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Got Questions? National Call To Discuss the U.S. Government’s First Report on Grief & Bereavement

Got Questions? National Call to Discuss the U.S. Government’s First Report on Grief & Bereavement We’re Here to Answer Your Questions: Join Us! In May, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), a little-known government agency, released its draft report, “Interventions to Improve Care of Bereaved People.” This is the U.S. government’s first report on grief…

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Evermore’s Comments on Interventions to Improve Care of Bereaved Persons

Evermore Submits Comments to AHRQ on Interventions to Improve Care of Bereaved Persons Bereavement’s long-standing absence from public policy debates and national health priorities, along with its newfound urgency, requires sound leadership and an aggressive agenda to address the substantial challenges confronting our nation’s grieving population. Today, America lacks a comprehensive, coordinated, and evidence-based bereavement…

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Federal Government Requests Public Comments on Interventions to Improve Care of Bereaved Persons

Federal Government Requests Comments on Interventions to Improve Care of Bereaved Persons In 2023, and as a result of your hard work, Congress directed The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to establish an evidence base for what constitutes high-quality bereavement and grief care. This systematic review will inform an independent subject matter expert…

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Update! Congress Recedes on Bereavement Leave in the FY24 National Defense Authorization Act

Congress Recedes on Bereavement Leave in the FY24 National Defense Authorization Act Over the last few weeks, many of you called your U.S. Senators seeking their support in allowing the U.S. Armed Forces to return home when their parents die. This bereavement leave would be an added provision to last year’s National Defense Authorization Act…

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Visionary & Trailblazing Attorney Kenneth Feinberg Offers Five Reflections On Bereavement

Visionary & Trailblazing Attorney Kenneth Feinberg Offers Five Reflections On Bereavement After serving thousands of families, victim compensation attorney Kenneth Feinberg offers five reflections on grief and bereavement.     By Joyal Mulheron with support from Maddie Cohen Visionary and trailblazing attorney Kenneth Feinberg has long been called upon by U.S. presidents, families, and survivors…

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