4F: We Die as We Live: The Intersectionality of Death

Zac Willette, MDiv, BCC; Rev. Cathy Chang, MDiv; Katie Savin, PhD(c), MSW, ASW; Rev Tim Waithaka

Gender, race, ability, sexual orientation, faith and age shape not only our living, but also our dying. Join this interactive panel to explore the crucial role of Health Care Agents, how values shape EOL and after-death, and how group and individual histories are ever-present. All are welcome.

By the end of the session, learners will be able to:

  • Articulate how our own practice is affected by both the intersectionality of those we serve and who we are as individuals and members of communities
  • Utilize this understanding to address complex family dynamics, grief, bereavement, and trauma before, during, and after end-of-life
  • Apply this understanding to improve the quality of hospice and palliative care services for diverse groups and communities