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Grief Support Specialist Certificate

Subject Area: Behavioral HealthGrief and Loss
One-of-a-kind, practical educational online program. You'll get to know the instructor — an expert who understands the complexity of personal loss. Acquire knowledge and skills to enhance or create a professional specialty that focuses on supporting people who have suffered a major loss. 40 CE Hours | Canvas LMS | Instructor: Erica Srinivasan | Audience: Helping Professionals, funeral home directors, clergy and other religious leaders
Upcoming Dates
  • March 13, 2024–May 3, 2024
    $1,249 through February 28; $1,449 after
    Group-paced
  • Oct. 16, 2024–Dec. 6, 2024
    $1,249 through September 27; $1,449 after
    Group-paced

Mindfulness for Clinicians: An 8-Week Intensive Course

Subject Area: Behavioral HealthMental Health
This 8-week intensive course is for clinicians who want to incorporate mindfulness into their own lives to be more present, effective and stable in their work as well as develop more confidence in applying mindfulness principles and tools with their patients (clients, students and staff). The course is appropriate for experienced practitioners as well as those with no experience in mindfulness or meditation. 20 CE Hours | Zoom and Canvas LMS | Instructor: Mare Chapman | Audience: Helping Professionals
Upcoming Dates
  • March 28, 2024–May 16, 2024
    $469
    Live online

Dementia: Exploring Grief and Loss

Subject Area: Behavioral HealthGrief and Loss
Coping with loss is a major aspect of the experience of living with dementia, and of providing care, support or companionship to someone with dementia. In this course, we will explore the loss and grief experience of those impacted by dementia, including the person with dementia, family, friends and healthcare professionals, and those who are bereaved. You will gain an understanding of loss and grief that is uniquely associated with dementia, as well as effective, evidenced-based grief coping approaches.
Upcoming Dates
  • May 8, 2024
    $59
    Live online

Etiology of Suicide and Provider Self Care

Subject Area: Behavioral HealthMental Health
In this 6-hour course is instructed fully live online via Zoom. In this course, learners will discuss the common etiology of suicidal behavior, as well as risk assessment, intervention, safety planning and prevention. We also review the importance of self-care in relation to compassion fatigue and grief. 6 CE Hours | Instructor: Megan Henderson, MSSW, LCSW | Audience: helping professionals, social workers, psychologists
Upcoming Dates
  • May 14–15, 2024
    $169
    Live online

Disenfranchised Grief

Subject Area: Behavioral HealthGrief and Loss
This class will help you explore disenfranchised grief and the impact of minimizing or hiding grief, along with effective strategies for coping with and providing support for disenfranchised grief in personal and professional contexts. 1 CE Hour | Zoom | Instructor: Erica Srinivasan | Audience: Helping professionals, funeral home directors, clergy and other religious leaders.
Upcoming Dates
  • Dec. 13, 2024
    $29
    Live online