Joan Haskins

Joan Horsley Haskins, BS, MSW, CSW, lives in Salt Lake City Utah and has four children and eight grandchildren. She is the author of five published books, including The Miracle of The Ivy: A True Tale of Comfort for Times of Loss. Joan writes for the Kern County Family Magazine http://www.kerncountyfamily.com/1homebody.lasso and for Kids’ Reading Room at the L.A. Times http://articles.latimes.com/writers/joan-h-haskins. She is a time management and organization consultant and has her own non-profit organization, Greatest Gift, to help prevent child abuse. The proceeds of Joan’s books go to helping orphans in Rwanda gain an education http://hopemadereal.org/, she has lectured and taught many subjects. In 2009 Joan’s son Rick had a school built in a village in Ghana and had it dedicated and named in honor of his parents, Joan and Richard.

http://www.kerncountyfamily.com/1homebody.lasso

Articles:

Uncontrollable Life Events: Adjusting to Widowhood, 21 May 2013

Adjusting to Widowhood, 19 Mar 2012

Boarders Without Borders: How New Events Trigger Old Grief, 30 May 2011

Depression During the Holidays, 01 Dec 2010