LINDA BLACKBURN, MSW, LCSW, has over 25 years of experience in psychotherapy and teaching experience. She recently retired after serving 16 years as the Director of the Hertford County (North Carolina) Office of Aging, where she has conducted numerous grief and bereavement presentations and worked closely with the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren program. Ms. Blackburn has also offered grief counseling in her private practice, and she is an adjunct professor in the Department of Social Work at Shaw University. A former Registered Nurse who worked primarily in geriatric mental health care, Ms. Blackburn spent 4 years conducting full-day Cross Country Education seminars around the country on grief counseling.

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