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Paul J. Moon, Ph.D, M.ED, BA, GC-C, FAAGC

Office: Birmingham, Alabama

wowzermoon@gmail.com


EDUCATION

The University of Georgia 
Ph.D., Adult Education
Graduated 2008

George Mason University 
M.ED., Community (Mental Health) Counseling
Graduated 2000

University of Southern California 
B.A., Psychology
Graduated 1993

PUBLICATIONS

Moon, P. J. (2017). Grieve. Omaha, Nebraska: Grief Illustrated Press.

Moon, P. J. (2016). A humble letter to a very sick friend (a suggestive missive). Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life and Palliative Care, 12(4), 309-310.

Moon, P. J. (2016). Aim of bereavement care: Considerations. European Journal of Palliative Care, 23(3), 146-148.

Moon, P. J. (2016). Decoration day(s)? Grief Digest, 13(1), 26-27.

Moon, P. J. (2016). Hospice admission assessment: A narrative view. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

Moon, P. J. (2015). Lost? When people we really like die. Omaha, Nebraska: Grief Illustrated Press.

Moon, P. J. (2015). Anticipatory grief: A mere concept? American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 33(5), 417-420.

Moon, P. J. (2013). Grief and palliative care: Mutuality. Palliative Care: Research and Treatment, 7, 19-24.

Moon, P. J. (2013). Turf matters: Hospice care in the patient’s home. European Journal of Palliative Care, 20(6), 298-299.

Moon, P. J. (2013). Waking. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 30(6), 521-522.

Moon, P. J. (2012). Storytelling as palliation: Narrative exchange among professional caregivers. European Journal of Palliative Care, 19(1), 38-40.

Moon, P. J. (2011). Untaming grief? For palliative care physicians. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 28(8), 569-572.

Moon, P. J. (2011). Bereaved elders: Transformative learning in late life. Adult Education Quarterly, 61(1), 22-39.

Moon, P. J. (2010). Pedagogy of mortality: A concept in progress. Journal of Loss and Trauma, 15(4), 325-338.

Moon, P. J. (2010). Troubling everyday hospice: Some thoughts. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 27(5), 303-305.

Moon, P. J. (2009). Making explicit the contention in hospice care. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 26(6), 432-438.

Moon, P. J. (2009). Memento mori: Is there room for death in lifelong learning? International Journal of Lifelong Education, 28(3), 311-321.

Moon, P. J. (2008). Death-talks: Transformative learning for physicians. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 25(4), 271-277.


PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION

Certified Grief Counselor and Fellow of American Academy of Grief Counseling  

Examined and endorsed by The American Institute of Healthcare Professionals, Inc.,
certification/fellowship period: 3/2005 - 3/2010

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION

Editorial Board Member, American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (2016-Present)

Guest Manuscript Reviewer, Adult Education Quarterly

Advisory Board Member, Pastoral Thanatology Certification, American Institute of Healthcare Professionals, Inc. 

Advisory Board Member, American Academy of Grief Counseling

WORK HISTORY

March 2010 to Present: Corporate Bereavement Coordinator, Alacare Home Health & Hospice, Birmingham, AL

April 2008 to Present: Bereavement Coordinator, United Hospice of Atlanta (UHS-Pruitt), Norcross, GA

November 2007 to Present: Teaching Faculty, American Institute of Health Care Professionals, Warren, OH

March 2006 to April 2008: Bereavement Coordinator, Odyssey Healthcare, Athens & Gainesville, GA

November 2005 to July 2006: Graduate Project Assistant, UGA, Department of Adult Education, Athens, GA

October 2004 to October 2005: (Mental Health) Counselor, Advantage Behavioral Health System, Alcohol & Other Drugs, Athens, GA

May 2004 to September 2004: Social Service Coordinator (Mental Health), Georgia Mountain Community Services, Hartwell, GA

August 2003 to May 2004: Doctoral Graduate Assistant, UGA, Department of Adult Education, Athens, GA

March 2001 to July 2003: Bereavement Counselor, Montgomery Hospice, Rockville, MD

June 2000 to February 2003: Mental Health Counselor/Therapist, Cedarbrook Clinic, Rockville, MD

May 2000 to March 2001: Family Advocate (Social Service Coordinator), House of Ruth, Washington, DC

September 1999 to May 2000: Bereavement Counseling Intern, Capital Hospice (formerly known as Hospice of Northern Virginia), Falls Church, VA

August 1999 to May 2000: Graduate Assistant, GMU, Counseling Center, Learning Services, Fairfax, VA

August 1997 to July 1999: Family Service Worker (Case Manager), Alexandria Head Start, Alexandria, VA

December 1995 to April 1997: Life/Job Coach, Learning Services Corporation, Inc., Manassas, VA

July 1993 to June 1995: Primary Level Teacher, Los Angeles Elementary School, Los Angeles, CA