Thursday, May 10 (Rm 232) 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday, May 11 (Rm 232) 6:00 PM - 9:00PM
& Saturday, May 12 (Cafeteria) 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
You must attend all sessions (Thursday, Friday & Saturday) to receive certification
Pre-Registration is required.
A light continental breakfast will be provided on Saturday morning (May 12th).
Grief Following Trauma
This training is certified by the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation www.icisf.org. Church members, chaplains, counselors, mental health professionals and pastors all benefit from these practical guidelines ad strategies for people-care in times of need.
Course Details: In the course of one’s career, it is inevitable that professionals will encounter traumatic death and loss issues both personally and professionally. Professionals often feel ill prepared to provide effective care throughout the grief process. This course will cover key grief and loss concepts relating to trauma and traumatic death. Participants will increase their knowledge of how trauma impacts the grief process and will gain skills for evaluating and supporting persons who have experienced traumatic death and loss.
- Characteristics of Trauma
- Clinical implications of grief
- Primary needs of victims
- What helps and what hurts
- Types of traumatic events
- Traumatic grief and grief reactions
- Death notification
- Applications of the SAFER model
- Supporting grieving people
- Personal self-care plan
Mickey Stonier, PhD, Certified Crisis Services Specialist