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2-Day Grief Treatment Certification Course: Evidence-Based Strategies for Helping Clients Make Meaning After Loss

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Objectives

  1. Differentiate relevant theories and models describing the physical and psychosocial effects of loss, grief, and mourning on the individual and family system and their clinical implications.
  2. Determine how to plan and implement appropriate assessments, interventions and strategies to help individuals and families cope with loss and grief to improve treatment outcomes.
  3. Perform a clinical assessment to inform the clinician’s choice of best treatment interventions for the reduction of symptoms of complicated grief, disenfranchised grief, or Persistent Complex Bereavement Disorder.
  4. Differentiate potential loss events occurring throughout the lifespan, including non-death situations, to inform the clinician’s choice of treatment interventions.
  5. Analyze the ethnic, gender, and cultural factors that affect individual responses to loss-related situations as it relates to case conceptualization.
  6. Evaluate factors that influence normal and complicated reactions to dying and grief in clients.
  7. Determine one’s own cognitive, affective, and behavioural reactions to death, dying, and bereavement, as it relates to professional practise with clients experiencing grief and loss.
  8. Differentiate theories and models of individual, cultural, couple, family, and community resilience in relation to assessment and treatment planning.
  9. Analyze the efficacy of various treatment interventions for complicated grief to improve clinical outcomes.
  10. Determine the ethical and legal issues in end-of-life decisions, such as suffering, dying, and choice, and their clinical implications.
  11. Utilize clinical strategies to assist grieving clients in the move from flight or fight to social engagement in session.
  12. Utilize the co-regulating pathways of the social engagement system in session as an approach to managing symptoms of complicated grief.

Outline

Types of Grief & Their Implications for Treatment

Assessment: Intake Considerations for Grieving Clients Cultural Considerations for Grief Treatment Grief Treatment: Interventions & Strategies to Improve Clinical Outcomes In-Session Activities: On-the-Spot Interventions to Facilitate Healing Grief Across the Lifespan: Help Your Clients Heal at Any Developmental Stage Grief & the Family: Guide Families Through Healthy Grieving Professional Issues: Ethical Considerations for Working with Grieving Clients, Their Families, & the Terminally Ill

Copyright : 05/03/2020

Post-Traumatic Growth for Loss, Grief and Related Trauma: Guide Your Clients through the Losses in Life and Help Them Reinvest Themselves in a Life Worth Living

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Objectives

  1. Specify how a case conceptualization based on the strengths of the client can tap into their potential for resiliency and improve clinical outcomes.
  2. Analyze the neurobiology of the traumatized brain and effectively utilize clinical tools based in mindfulness and grounding to calm the biological stress response.
  3. Articulate the relationship of shame to trauma and loss and communicate how cognitive restructuring can be used in-session to manage the emotions of clients and open them to new possibilities.
  4. Employ powerful interventions informed by CBT, expressive therapies, and somatic psychotherapy to treat the devastating effects of loss and grief by reframing its associated meaning.
  5. Characterize the impact on clients, as well as the relevance to clinical practice, of connecting individuals and families affected by loss with social support and grief groups.
  6. Incorporate and individualize therapeutic interventions based in art and writing into treatment plans for loss, grief, and related trauma.

 

Copyright : 13/06/2018

Suicide Assessment and Intervention: Today's Top Challenges for Mental Health Professionals

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Objectives

  1. Conduct a thorough suicide assessment that includes both risk and protective factors.
  2. Implement clinical techniques to support clients’ ability to self-regulate, problem solve and communicate their needs.
  3. Develop and monitor realistic safety plans that clients will participate in.
  4. Create accurate and comprehensive documentation of clinical crises to protect all parties involved and minimize liability risks.

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Assessment: Your Comprehensive Guide to Identify Suicidal Risk

Suicide Intervention Strategies: Supporting Clients From “Passive” Ideation to Full-Blown Crisis Other Clinical Considerations

Copyright : 27/09/2019