Connecting Underserved Communities with Grief Support Services

While telehealth and virtual services have becoming more common, grief support remains out of reach for many populations throughout the U.S. In this webinar, experts will share insights on how to reach those in underserved settings and how to build trust within marginalized communities. Act 48 credit available.


Alica Forneret, Founder and Executive Director of PAUSE


  • Judy Austin, LPC, Director and Lead Therapist for The Grief Center of Southwest Colorado 
  • Tashel Bordere, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Science and State Extension Specialist in Youth Development at the University of Missouri-Columbia 
  • Cristina M. Chipriano, LCSW, Director of Equity and Community Outreach at Dougy Center for Grieving Children 

This presentation is intended for informational purposes only, and is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical or mental health condition. Please consult your physician or other qualified health care provider immediately if you are experiencing any suicidal thoughts. If you are in crisis, help is available through texting FUTURE to 741741 for free, 24/7 support in the U.S and/or calling the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at: 1-800-273-8255. More information is available here: