On Loss & Grief

Discusses the clinical study of grief from classical to modern times. Identifies emotional, cognitive, behavioral, social, and physical responses to loss. Describes resilience to loss and explain what may increase the likelihood of this response. Discusses the role of grief counseling and when it may be useful. Describes an intervention model for dealing with loss and grief. Explains the differences between normal and complicated grief. Discusses the treatment of grief in children and adolescents.
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Hour 1

  1.    Introduction
  2.    Background
  3.    The Grief Process
  4.    Grief Counseling
  5.    Complicated Grief

 

Hour 2

  1.    Grief in a Child or Adolescent
  2.    Recommendations for Professionals Working with Adolescence During a Parent’s Terminal Illness & After Death
  3.    Bereavement and Reconstitution
  4.    3 to 5 Years of Age
  5.    6 to 8 Years of Age

 

Hour 3

  1.    9 to 11 Years of Age
  2.    12 to 14 Years of Age
  3.    15 to 17 Years of Age
  4.    Guidelines for the Non-Professional for Helping the Bereaved
  5.    Conclusion

 

Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss the clinical study of grief from classical to modern times.
  2. Identify emotional, cognitive, behavioral, social, and physical responses to loss.
  3. Describe resilience to loss and explain what may increase the likelihood of this response.
  4. Discuss the role of grief counseling and when it may be useful.
  5. Describe an intervention model for dealing with loss and grief.
  6. Explain the differences between normal and complicated grief.
  7. Discuss the treatment of grief in children and adolescents.
Products specifications
Instructor A. St. Charles, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.N.
Contact Hours: 3
More Information About This Course: On Loss & Grief accreditation
# of Pages 59
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