For Professionals

lighthouseinfogprofessional Chesapeake Life Center is a resource to the entire community providing grief and trauma support to children, adults and families. We also have programs and services for individuals and families whose lives are impacted by an unexpected diagnosis or life limiting illness. In addition, we offer professional grief support and education to local businesses, schools, facilities, organizations and professionals. 

Our varied programs and services are designed to meet the diverse needs of our clients. We utilize a holistic model of care realizing that grief and life changes uniquely affects each person physically, emotionally, mentally, spiritually and socially.

If you would like to receive more information or someone you know would benefit from our services, please call 888.501.7077. 

Professional Continuing Education

Chesapeake Life Center is pleased to provide continuing educational opportunities to professionals and community members on topics of grief and strategies for coping with loss and life transitions. Chesapeake Life Center is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for continuing education credits for licensed social workers in Maryland. Many of our trainings have also been approved by the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists.

We just concluded our 2016 Fall continuing education programs, including our first full day grief conference Grief in the 21st Century.  
Thank you to all our speakers, sponsors and over 100 attendees representing various organizations and communities.  We are so proud to have the opportunity to present these seminars and hope you will check back to see what programs are planned for Spring 2017.  

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Chesapeake Life Center at Hospice of the Chesapeake is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners in Maryland to sponsor social work continuing education programs and maintains full responsibility for this program.  This training qualifies for Category I continuing education units.

Speaker Series

Our counselors are routinely presenting educational seminars in the community. These include presentations tailored to an agency’s specific need, speaking at local and national conferences and partnering with agencies wishing to host a professional education course. If you would like request a speaking engagement please call 888.501.7077.

Suggested Topics

  • Grief and Loss
  • Helping Children Grieve
  • Perinatal Loss
  • SoulCollage®
  • Suicide Loss



This presentation was one of the best I have ever attended in my professional life.  I feel authentically enriched from my experience there and inspired to integrate them into my person and professional life.  Thank you and your high caliber team for all they did to manifest such a wonderful seminar!  - Gordon Creamer, Hospice Volunteer Coordinator

Community Outreach to Schools and Organizations

Chesapeake Life Center staff provides a variety of offerings to local businesses, schools, facilities and organizations whose members may be experiencing a difficult diagnosis or loss. We also have resources and handouts addressing topics, such as children and grief and compassion fatigue. For more information on these services, please visit our community page or call 888.501.7077.