Center to Advance the Study of Loss

About CASL

CASL is the result of a partnership that started three years ago when Tulsa, Okla., based Crossroads Hospice, one of the nation’s leading providers of hospice care, provided a $10,000 grant for a new program to pair Park students with Crossroads Hospice patients to document patients’ life stories by creating personalized memory books. More Go


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Previous Events
Compassion in Disease Dialogue and Death Notification. More GO

Mission and Vision

Our vision is that the proposed center will help to dispel societal misconceptions surrounding dying, death and bereavement and improve the understanding of death as a natural part of our human existence. More Go


The strategic partnerships and donors who help support the program make it possible for the Center to achieve its mission of creating a bridge between academic study and practical, applied knowledge in the field of thanatology. More Go 

Advisory Council

The advisory council of the Center to Advance the Study of Loss provide guidance and input to assist the Center is successfully achieving its mission and vision. More Go


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