International trainer

Sherokee has presented thousands of workshops on childbearing loss and general bereavement to national, regional and local groups in 45 states, Canada, Australia, NZ, UK, and Japan including: 

  • Loss Family Advisor, Loss Doulas certification trainings 2011-present
  • Christian Care Health Regional Palliative Care Conference, keynote - 2016
  • Int’l Stillbirth Conference, Baltimore, MD 2012
  • Int’l Stillbirth Alliance Conference, Wash. DC 2005, Japan 2006, England 2007, Sydney 2010
  • Sands, NZ national conference, 2010, 2015
  • Lamaze International, Orlando 2009, 2016
  • Birth Int’l Childbirth Conference, Australia 2006/2010, England 2005
  • SIDS Int’l/Stillbirth Alliance Conference, Japan 2006
  • National Perinatal Bereavement Conferences 2012, 2010, 2008, 02, ’98, ’96, ’94, ’92, ’88, ’86
  • National Parent Care Conferences  1995, ’94, ’93, ’89, ‘88
  • Int’l Compassionate Friends Conference, England  1994
  • National Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Conferences  2005, ‘00, ‘99, ‘94
  • Int’l Childbirth Conferences,  2000, ’99, ’98, ’93, ‘89
  • International Bereavement Conference 1991
  • National Neonatal Nursing Conference 2003, 1991
  • Speaker at numerous National Genetic Counseling meetings, regional, local conferences, hospitals, physicians’ grand rounds, communities, and churches each year.
  • Guest lecturer at Residency Training programs, School of Medicine: Vanderbilt, Yale, William Beaumont, U of MN, Visiting Instructor, Georgetown University


Consultant

Consultant/speaker to hospital and perinatal organizations across the US including but not limited to:

  • Vanderbilt University Hospital
  • Luther Northwestern Seminary, St. Paul, MN and various hospitals in MN and other states
  • University of MN School of Nursing
  • William Mitchell Law School - bereavement workplace seminar

Author

  • The Prenatal Bombshell: Help and hope when continuing or ending a precious pregnancy after an abnormal diagnosis  2015  (co-author with Stephanie Azri)
  • Giving Care, Taking Care: Support for the Helpers, author, 1996
  • Empty Arms: Coping with Miscarriage, Stillbirth and Infant Death, author, 1982/2008/2016 (over 300,000+ copies in print)
  • Couple Communication After a Baby Dies, co-author, 2008
  • Remembering with Love: Messages of Hope for the First Year of Grieving and Beyond, co-author, 1992
  • Precious Lives, Painful Choices, author, 1992, 2005
  • The Anguish of Loss, co-author, 1989/2009
  • Miscarriage: A Shattered Dream, (co-author with Linda Hammer Burns), 1985/2002/2015
  • Author of 10 other publications and many articles.