Erica H. Sirrine, Ph.D, LCSW, FT, is a licensed clinical social worker, qualified clinical supervisor and the dean of the School of Social Work at Southeastern University.She has over 17 years of experience in the field of death, dying and bereavement and has been awarded the distinction of Fellow in Thanatology by the Association for Death Education and Counseling.She has conducted and published research on the continuing bonds maintained by survivors following a death, and she recently authored and published Sammy's Story, an anticipatory grief counseling book for young children experiencing the serious illness of a loved one.Dr. Sirrine has extensive expertise providing individual and group therapy to bereaved children, adolescents, adults and families.She has implemented numerous interventions and programs aimed at improving the emotional health of clients experiencing loss.Dr. Sirrine presents seminars on bereavement and loss throughout the United States and is known for her interactive and engaging workshops.She has been distinguished as "Professor of the Year" and the National Association of Social Workers Heartland, Florida Unit's "Social Worker of the Year."
Financial: Erica Sirrine receives compensation as an Associate Professor at Southeastern University. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Erica Sirrine is a member of the National Association of Social Workers, The Association of Baccalaureate Program Directors, the National Alliance for Grieving Children, and the Florida Association of Deans and Directors. She does not receive compensation.