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Prof. Dr. Dale Larson, PhD
Counseling Psychology Professor
Dale Larson, PhD., is the J. Thomas and Kathleen L. McCarthy Professor and Professor of Counseling Psychology at Santa Clara University in Silicon Valley. A clinical health psychologist and award-winning author, he is a Fellow in the American Psychological Association and a national expert on grief, burnout, and resilience, with frequent appearances and citations in the scientific literature and the popular media, including Psychology Today, Men’s Health, Women’s Health, NBC Bay Area, Ladies’ Home Journal, Radio National’s Life Matters (AU), and national and international webinars and podcasts on grief, loss, and well-being. He was Senior Editor and contributing author for the national newspaper series, Finding our Way: Living With Dying in America, that reached 7 million Americans.
- One in five Americans lost a family member or close friend during the COVID pandemic.
- For every death, nine people are bereaved, with more than nine million people bereaved as a result of the pandemic alone.
- All Americans have also been affected by significant nondeath-related losses during this challenging time.
- Employees bring these experiences with them to the workplace, and the responses of their peers, managers, and organizations play a vital role in supporting their well-being, morale, and productivity.
- Dr. Larson offers strategies for compassionate and constructive responses to the grieving person in the workplace that can enhance personal, team, and organizational health and resilience.
Prof. Dr. Dale Larson to the audience:
Hi everyone. It is good to be with you and have a chance to share some ideas about one of the great challenges today’s business world faces. Today, one in five Americans have lost a family member or close friend during the COVID pandemic. For every death, nine people are bereaved, leaving more than nine million people bereaved. Employees bring these experiences with them to the workplace, and I am going to discuss these developments and suggest strategies for compassionate and constructive responses to the grieving person in the workplace that can enhance personal, team, and organizational health and resilience.
Contact Prof. Dr. Dale Larson www.dalelarsonphd.com
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