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Jeffrey Michael Kauffman

Jeffrey Michael Kauffman, American psychotherapist. Certified professional death counselor. Recipient Service award Leukemia Society Southeastern Pennsylvania, 1988.


  • Kauffman, Jeffrey Michael was born on December 29, 1942 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Raymond and Florence (Packer) Kauffman.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts, New School for Social Research, 1977. Master in Social Service, Bryn Mawr School of Social Work, 1985. Postgraduate, Institute for Psychoanalytic, Philadelphia.


    • Director Center for the Care of Community Institutes, Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, since 1988, Grief Counseling and Support Services, Upper Darby, since 1988. Bereavement consultant various groups in Philadelphia area including Families of Murder Victims, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, also numerous retardation agencies. Adjunct assistant professor Center for Social Work Education, Widener University.

      Part-time faculty Graduate School of Social Work and Social Work Bryn Mawr College.

    Major achievements

    • Certified professional death counselor.


    • Editor: Awareness of Mortality, 1995. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Member advisory board Job Corps, Philadelphia branch, 1988-1991. Board directors Families of Murder Victims, Philadelphia, 1989-1993. Member National Association of Social Workers, Association for Death Education and Counseling (president Delaware-Pennsylvania chapter 1989-1993), Pennsylvania Society Clinical SocialWork (program chairman 1991-1993), AAMA, ISTSS.


    • Married Hilda Reagan. 1 child, Daniel; 1 stepchild, Will Gorham.
    • father: Raymond Kauffman
    • mother: Florence (Packer) Kauffman
    • spouse: Hilda Reagan
    • child: Daniel Kauffman
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    Born December 29, 1942
    (age 74)