Trine Giving Kalstad	(Social Antropologist, Norway)

Trine Giving Kalstad (Social Antropologist, Norway)

Trine Giving Kalstad is an MSc in Social Anthropology from University of Bergen, Norway, and has worked as Director of bereavement support and public health Norwegian SIDS and Stillbirth Society since 2001. LUB’s care and support work is characterized by voluntary peer to peer support, and Kalstad is responsible for the coordination and quality assurance of this work. She has extensive experience in following up grieving families, and has led many seminars for bereaved parents and families. She has also devoloped training programmes for volunteers and contributed to different advocacy materials about grief. She is also an educated cognitive therapist and has her own practice, as well as an educated Complicated Grief Treatment Therapist (CGT) at the National Center for Suicide Research and Prevention (NSSF) at UiO. From 2017 she is also employed by NSSF at UiO as a CGT teacher.