Nichole Schwerman-Stangel

  • Bereavement Coordinator/CISM Coordinator
  • Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
  • Milwaukee, WI   


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Nichole Schwerman-Stangel, MA, CT, is the Bereavement Coordinator/CISM Coordinator at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and previously served as the Grief Services Coordinator at MargaretAnn’s Place, a center for grieving children and their families. She is Certified in Thanatology by the Association of Death Education and Counseling. She is the co-author of "A Holistic Approach to Supporting Staff in a Pediatric Hospital Setting" published in Workplace Health & Safety (Sept. 2012). She is co-chair of the Southeast Wisconsin Grief Network, a member of the Traumatic Incident Response (TIR) team in Milwaukee County and is on the TIR education committee. She is a member of the Prevent Suicide Greater Milwaukee coalition and regularly teaches QPR (Question, Persuade and Refer) workshops, an emergency mental health intervention for suicidal persons. She has taught for Marion University as an adjunct instructor and has also guest lectured at Mount Mary University, University of Milwaukee and Milwaukee Area Technical College. She frequently presents at local, state and national conferences.

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Loss of a Child

How can parents manage their grief after the death of a child?
Living after your child has died is difficult at best. The journey through grief is necessary, but there are no maps to get you through to the other side. Hopefully, these suggestions will help start ...

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