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Guest Name
Dr Patrick Arbore
Guest Occupation
social worker, college instructor
Guest Biography

Dr. Pataraick Arbore is the Founder and Director of the Center for Elderly Suicide Prevention and Grief Related Services at Institute on Aging.

Dr. Arbore conducts workshops and presents lectures locally and nationally on aging related subjects including elderly suicide prevention, hoarding, substance abuse, compassion fatigue, communication, depression, traumatic loss, and many others. He is the author of numerous articles and book chapters on a variety of topics, including a chapter he co-authored entitled “Suffering and the Caring Professional” in When Professionals Weep: Emotional and Countertransference Responses in End-of-Life Care (2006). He is also a Senior Lecturer in the Human Services Division at Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont, CA. Patrick has also been a part-time Lecturer in the School of Social Welfare at the University of California, Berkeley.