About the Center Director
Diane Moran, MSW and a Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress, is certified in Level I EMDR and trained and experienced in Critical Incident Stress Response. She holds a BA in Bereavement Studies from Mount Ida College, a BA in Political Science from St. Anselm College and a Masters in Social Work from Salem State University.
During the last 21 years, Diane has presented and consulted on the topics of grief and loss, trauma, end of life issues and critical incident stress management for both children and adults to schools, communities and organizations throughout the United States. Diane is the Co-Coordinator and Clinician for the Cambridge Fire Department Critical Incident Stress Management Teams for emergency service personnel and communities in need. This organization responds to both local and national events and disasters, resulting from terrorism, nature, homicide, suicide, and other traumatic incidents, including September 11th and Hurricane Katrina.
Diane is presently the Interim Director of the National Center for Death Education at Mount Ida College in Newton. Diane is writing her first book, Guiding Our Children As They Grieve … The Aftermath Should Not Be An Afterthought. She also serves as the ADEC School Crisis Networking Committee Chairperson and is a member of Women in Thanatology.