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 nearly everyones life, they will, at some time, encounter people grieving the loss of a loved one from a traumatic event. This course is designed to help both professional and lay people identify characteristics of trauma and traumatic events, the normalcy of traumatic grief reactions, learn good death notification and body identification techniques, become skilled at identifying warning signs of complications, and learn the importance of early interventions and support utilizing the SAFER-R model. 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 loss. Upon completion, participants will be able to: Identify types of traumatic events and the characteristics of trauma and grief; Describe normal responses to trauma and normal grief responses; Describe factors that may complicate the traumatic grief process; Learn practical and effective methods of death notification and preparation for body identification; Identify the primary needs of people experiencing grief following trauma; and Outline techniques for supporting people grieving a trauma and for self-care.
Day 1: Wednesday(6:00 pm - 9pm)
Day 2: Friday(6:00 pm - 9pm)
Day 3: Saturday(8:30 am - 5:30)
You must attended all sessions to receive certification
Instructor: Mickey Stonier
Early Birds register before May 11th for $45