This course in the study of grief and loss will focus on grief counseling theory and bereavement counseling tools and techniques. Furthermore, the course aims to raise awareness regarding the array of needs of grieving people coping with death, illness, dying, impairment, separation, workplace change and other significant life loss events. This course will aid clinicians in gaining professional competence in bereavement counseling and the nuances of the human grief response. The course will also address the current experience of communal grief in this unprecedented time of a global pandemic.
- Familiarization with death, dying and the consequent grieving process
- Become familiar with the basic concepts of
- Attachment Theory (Bowlby)
- Human Grief Response including complicated grief
- Five Stages of Loss (Kuebler-Ross)
- Four Tasks of Mourning (Worden)
- Increase awareness of diversity issues as they pertain to loss and grief
- Become familiar with the general guidelines for counseling grieving people
- Increase skill in counseling special populations, particularly children and adolescents
- Increase awareness of personal loss material and its consequent effect on counseling bereaved clients
8:45 am – 9:52 am | 7 principles of the Human Grief Response
10:00 am – 10:52 am | Attachment Theory (Bowlby) & Five Stages of Loss (Kuebler-Ross)
11:00 am – 12:00 pm | Four Tasks of Mourning (Worden)
12:00 pm – 01:00 pm | LUNCH
01:00 pm – 01:52 pm | Loss History & Severe and Persistent Grief
2:00 pm – 02:52 pm | The Road to Healing: Tools and Techniques
03:00 pm – 04:15 pm | Counseling Children and Adolescents
Registration for each workshop closes one day before the workshop date.
If you want to sign up for this course and missed the registration deadline, please don’t worry. You can still contact Gerri Baum at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 410-409-7061 to inquire about joining the class. We will do our best to accommodate you. We appreciate your interest in our workshops and look forward to seeing you soon!
The Ferentz Institute, Inc. is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for continuing education credits for licensed social workers in Maryland. CEU approval for all trainings is also granted to Psychologists, LCPC’s and MFT’s and approved by the Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists and the Board of Examiners for Psychologists in Maryland. Reciprocity has also been granted for clinicians in Washington, DC, Virginia, West Virginia, Indiana, Georgia, Massachusetts and Texas. If your state is not among this list, we encourage you to check with your state licensing board to see if they will grant reciprocity.
The Institute maintains full responsibility for all programming. In order to provide Category 1 CEUs for all of our trainings, the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners requires online workshops to be live, interactive, and experienced in real time. Therefore, none of our trainings are recorded for later viewing.