Understanding the Grief of Traumatic Loss

This live, online training will provide clinicians a framework for understanding the grief of traumatic loss, specifically exploring the relationship between acute stress, trauma, and grief. The session will identify the impact of trauma responses on bereavement and appropriate intervention. 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 and indications that referral for trauma treatment is appropriate. Facilitated by the mental health professionals and...Read more co-founders of What's Your Grief, an online grief support community accessed annually by 4 million grievers and mental health professionals seeking grief education and support. www.whatsyourgrief.com

This session is approved for CEs by the American Psychological Association (APA) as well as the NY, TX, and MD state Social Work Boards and the NY Mental Health Counselors board (details below). The majority of states' social work boards accept one of these approvals but, as always, please consult with your state CE guidelines to confirm approval. 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.
  • Describe five dimensions of posttraumatic growth and present a model for understanding how traumatic loss can eventually lead PTG.
  • 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.

Learning Levels

  • Intermediate

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Webinar

01:00 PM EST - 04:15 PM EST

Register for this Webinar
$30.00 - $50.00
EARN 3 CE
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About the speakers

Agenda

1:00-1:45 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

1:45-2:15 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

2:15-2:45 Disenfranchised Loss and the Traumatic Loss

  • Stigmatized losses
  • Impact in homicide, suicide, and overdose grief research

2:45-3:00 Break

3:00-3:30 Trauma response in anticipated losses

  • What is complicated grief and what is its relationship to both grief and trauma

3:30-4:00 Post Traumatic Growth

  • Resilience contrasted with PTG
  • Relationship between PTG and bereavement
  • Meaning making in grief and traumatic grief

3:30-4:00 Application to practice

  • Relevance to specific clinical experience.
  • Questions and close

CE Information - Earn 3 CE Credit 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 Board of Creative Arts Therapy
CE Learning Systems (d/b/a CE-credit.com), 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 creative arts therapists. #CAT-0008
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.
New York State Education Department's State Board for Psychology
CE Learning Systems dba CE-Credit.com & AddictionCounselorCE.com is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0016.
New York State Education Department's State Board for Marriage and Family Therapy
CE Learning Systems dba CE-Credit.com & AddictionCounselorCE.com is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Marriage and Family Therapy as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0045.

CE Process Info

Each professional is responsible for the individual requirements as stipulated by his/her licensing agency. Please contact your individual licensing board/regulatory agency to review continuing education requirements for licensure renewal. Please note: You must attend "live" (in real-time) to earn CE's. 


A continuing education certificate for the event will be obtained using the website, CE-Go. Before 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 888-498-5578 or by email at support@ce-go.com 


Please Note: Emails for this event will come from "support@ce-go.com". Please make sure to check your spam/junk folder in case those emails get "stuck". We'd also suggest "whitelisting" support@ce-go.com. This tells your email client that you know this sender and trust them, which will keep emails from this contact at the top of your inbox and out of the junk folder.

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