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...
- 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
11:00 AM EDT - 01:00 PM EDTRegister for this Webinar
About the speakers
Eleanor Haley, MS
Litsa Williams MA, LCSW-C
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
American Psychological Association
New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work
New York Education Department for Licensed Mental Health Counselors
Texas Board of Social Work Examiners
Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners
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]