Minnesota Coalition for Death Education and Support


Coalition News is the quarterly newsletter of the Minnesota Coaliton for Death Education and Support. Articles are written by board members, MCDES members, and nonmembers. We invite you to read a sampling of articles from past newsletters.

Conference Review  Following the MCDES semi-annual conferences, a review is published.

From the Editor  A quarterly musing from the editor, Sharon Dardis.

Notes from the Chair  MCDES Chair, Ben Wolfe, offers insights.

Articles  A broad range of topics related to bereavement are featured (updated March 29, 2017).

Practitioner's Corner  MCDES board members take turns addressing issues from the field of grief counseling.

Book Review  Summaries of and suggestions for books relevant to death/dying/bereavement.

Movie Review  Reviews of films which teach lessons about death, dying, bereavement and life.

MCDES News  Updates or notices from the board.

Contributions Welcome!
We enthusiastically welcome contributions to our newsletter. Most articles are limited to one page/three columns. Possibilities include book or film reviews, feature articles, and artistic/creative channelings of grief. Information about resources/grief support/upcoming events is also welcome. If you are interested in contributing, have a question about contributing, or have a suggestion for a future article or book/film to review, please contact the editor at


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