Institute for Grief, Loss, and Family Survival

The Institute for Grief, Loss, and Family Survival is an academic-community partnership that brings together practice and research professionals to investigate and address the needs of children, adults and families who have experienced grief and loss.

The overarching goal of this collaborative initiative is to enhance and support individual and family survival.

Established at the School of Social Work in 2004, the Institute for Grief, Loss, and Family Survival provides the infrastructure for bridging the gap between research and practice. The objectives are to develop and disseminate best practices in addressing grief and loss issues with individuals and families.

Co-Principal Investigators of the Institute for Grief, Loss, and Family Survival are Barbara Jones, Ph.D. and Beth Pomeroy, Ph.D.