Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Meet the Panelists: Ken Doka

Today, HFA spotlights Senior HFA consultant Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, MDiv, an expert panelist in the 19th annual Living with Grief®: End-of-Life Ethics program. Dr. Doka is a Professor of Gerontology at the Graduate School of The College of New Rochelle. A prolific author and editor, Dr. Doka serves as editor of HFA’s Living with Grief® book series, its Journeys newsletter, and numerous other books and publications. In addition, Dr. Doka has served as a panelist on HFA’s Living with Grief® teleconference programs for 17 years.

Dr. Doka was elected President of the Association for Death Education and Counseling in 1993. In 1995, he was elected to the Board of Directors of the International Work Group on Dying, Death and Bereavement and served as chair from 1997-99. The Association for Death Education and Counseling presented him with an Award for Outstanding Contributions in the Field of Death Education in 1998. In 2006, Dr. Doka was grandfathered in as a Mental Health Counselor under New York’s first state licensure of counselors. Dr. Doka has keynoted conferences throughout North America as well as in Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, and is a frequent guest on television and radio news programs. Dr. Doka is an ordained Lutheran minister.

Hear Dr. Doka’s views on ethical case studies, the roundtable panel discussion and interviews with principals from the nation’s landmark legal cases on end-of-life ethics April 19th.

Early Site registration prices increase tomorrow. Register today for only $150!