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, September 21, 2021

Webinar

01:00 PM EDT - 04:15 PM EDT

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$30.00 - $50.00
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About the speakers

Agenda

1:00-1:30 Understanding grief counseling vs grief therapy
      • What is ‘normal’ grief
      • Identifying co-occuring mental health responses and challenges. 
1:30-2:30 A review of clinical therapeutic approaches to grief counseling and therapy
                 Assessing and referring for trauma or higher-level grief intervention

2:30-2:45 Break

2:45-3:00 Individual vs Group 
      • Benefits of each
      • Referring appropriately

3:00-4:00 Stuck points and targeted 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 Credit Hours

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New York Education Department for Licensed Mental Health Counselors
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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.
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