Grief Therapy Techniques: a foundation for clinicians

There has always been a deep need for therapists, social workers, and counselors to provide grief and bereavement support to clients. And yet the majority of Masters and PhD programs in theses fields do not require coursework in grief therapy approaches and techniques. This leaves many clinicians trying to adapt other approaches which, in many cases, are not appropriate or evidence-informed in working with grieving clients. This session will provide clinicians a strong foundation in grief counseling and therapy techniques. It will also provide clinician evaluation tools for assessing whether t...Read morerauma responses or depression may need to be addressed prior to or in tandem with grief counseling approaches. The workshop presumes a basic understanding of modern grief theories, including Continuing Bonds Theory and the Dual Process Model of Bereavement. Pre-reading will be sent out for those participants unfamiliar with these models. Less...

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss grief counseling and therapy and assessment for determining appropriate interventions.
  • Describe the foundational tools to employ the most up to date and evidence-informed grief counseling and therapy techniques.
  • Identify specific ‘stuck points’ common in grief and practice tools and interventions appropriate to addresses these challenges.
  • Identify intersections of and disjunctions between grief responses and trauma responses, including the impact of trauma responses on the on the bereavement process and on effective grief counseling.

Tuesday, December 01, 2020

Webinar

01:00 PM EST - 04:15 PM EST

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$30.00 - $50.00
EARN 3 CE
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About the speakers

Agenda

1:00-1:30 Understanding grief counseling vs grief therapy

1:30-2:30 A review of clinical therapeutic approaches to grief counseling and therapy

2:30-2:45 Break

2:45-3:00 Grief Group - determining appropriateness 

3:00-4:00 Stuck point and targeting interventions

                    • Stigmatized deaths and support systems      

                    • Guilt and regret

                    • Anger and blame

                    • Identity

4:00-4:15 Application to practice and close

CE Information - Earn 3 CE Hours

CE Approvals

American Psychological Association
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New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work
CE Learning Systems SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0060.
New York Education Department Board of Creative Arts Therapy
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New York Education Department for Licensed Mental Health Counselors
CE Learning Systems, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0072.
Texas Board of Social Work Examiners
CE-Go, a service of CE Learning Systems, is approved to offer continuing education courses by the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners (#6460). CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for the courses.
Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners
What's Your Grief is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners in Maryland to sponsor social work continuing education learning activities and maintains full responsibility for this program. This training qualifies for XX Category I continuing education units.

CE Process Info

A continuing education certificate for the event will be obtained using the website, CE-Go. After the event, you will receive an email containing a link to CE-Go.   (This link will be sent to the email account you used to register for the event).

Upon accessing the CE-Go website, you will be able to:

Complete evaluation forms for the event 

Download your continuing education certificate in a PDF format

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