Supporting Shattered Worlds: Working With Sudden, Traumatic, and Stigmatized Losses

There exists much confusion in the relationship between traumatic loss, grief, and PTS. This training will provide clinicians a framework for understanding the relationship between acute stress, trauma, and grief, as well as identifying the impact of trauma responses on bereavement. Building on the shattered assumptions theory of trauma and post-traumatic growth research, clinicians will learn practice approaches to support clients who have experienced traumatic losses. Less...

Learning Objectives

  • Describe common and unique patterns of stress and trauma response in both anticipated and unanticipated deaths.
  • Identify intersections of and disjunctions between grief responses and trauma responses, including the impact of trauma responses on the on the bereavement process.
  • Explore the effects of stigma and self-stigma on the grief process and as barriers to healing.
  • Provide a rationale for professionals to prioritize their well-being, and lead participants in brainstorming personalized tools for coping with job-related stress and maintaining well-being.
  • Provide evidence-informed practice approaches to supporting the positive personal change following traumatic loss, including changes in role and identity, new ways of relating, existential or spiritual beliefs, and the purpose and meaning making.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Webinar

11:00 AM EDT - 01:00 PM EDT

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Agenda

11:00-11:30  Understanding acute stress and the relationship to trauma following a death

                            • Exploring physiological and cognitive aspects of acute stress

                            • Contrasting expected grief responses with trauma responses

11:30-12:00  Assumptive beliefs and the impact on trauma and bereavement

                            • Identifying the assumptive beliefs, cognitive appraisals,

                            • Impact of assumptive beliefs and cognitive appraisals on identity and grief

12:00-12:30  Disenfranchised Loss and Stigma

                            • Stigmatized losses

                            • Impact in homicide, suicide, and overdose grief research

                            • Stigma and self-stigma as a barrier to healing

12:30-12:45  Impact on the provider/clinician

                            • Vicarious trauma and burnout

                            • Coping for providers

12:45-1:00  Post Traumatic Growth

                            • Resilience contrasted with PTG

                            • Relationship between PTG and bereavement

                            • Meaning making in grief, traumatic grief, and for professionals

CE Information - Earn 2 CE Hours

CE Approvals

American Psychological Association
CE Learning Systems, LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
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 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

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the CE-Go process, please contact CE-Go at 877 248 6789 or by email at [email protected]