Dr. Lisa Caraway Oliver brings to TRAINING BY SEEDS over fifteen years of project and program management, facilitation and training experience working for such organizations as Georgia Quick Start, Morehouse College, the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
A Death, Dying, and Bereavement Educator and Certified Grief Counselor, Dr. Lisa Caraway Oliver received her Doctor of Education degree in adult education from the University of Georgia. She researched death and dying, emotion work, and informal learning among hospice care professionals resulting in her dissertation, How Do Caregivers Learn? Exploring the Informal Learning of Hospice Care Professionals. Dr. Oliver earned her certification in grief counseling from the American Academy of Grief Counseling.
Dr. Oliver has presented her research findings on hospice care professionals at the 38th annual Association of Death Education and Counseling (ADEC) conference. She is also a program presenter on death education in the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library system, a blogger for the site DyingandDeathTalk.com, and facilitates, with Humorist Jerry Drye, a podcast Dr. Death and the Humorist.
Dr. Oliver is a native of Atlantic City, New Jersey. She resides in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband Jeff, their two adult children, one messy dog and one vocal cat. Dr. Oliver is also a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.