Ginger Meyette, MSW/MDiv, PhD, currently teaches in the Social Work Program at Luther College. She also acts as the Field Director for this Program. Ginger worked for 16 years as a hospice grief counselor and social worker in Colorado, and she also did supply preaching at various churches all over the state. She spent 4 years as a therapist in a residential/day treatment center for children, ages 5-13, with emotional and mental health issues. Ginger and her life partner moved to Decorah in 2009.
Topics on which Prof. Meyette will speak:
- Hospice care
- Death and dying
- Grief and loss
- End-of-life issues
- LGBT elder issues
- Inspirational topics related to social issues
- Topics based on the lectionary
- Dissertation research: Grief in the Lives of Lesbians Age 60 and Older
Prof. Meyette will accept a free will stipend and appreciates lodging and travel expenses if needed.
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Decorah, IA 52101
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