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Continuing Studies

Grief and Resilience: Managing Life's Transitions

continuingstudies.wisc.edu/8790-C-PDAS See upcoming dates

Summary

People need to heal and grow after experiencing many types of loss: self-worth, innocence, a loved one, a dream, a job; or losses due to substance abuse, aging, trauma, crisis. This class is designed for human resources managers, staff supervisors/managers and others who work with employees experiencing various losses.  It shares information, strategies, tools and resources to best support employees to heal and grow in the midst of these losses. 

Overview

Course participants will be able to:

  1. Explain the grieving styles of intuitive grievers (feeling-centered people) and instrumental grievers (cognitive and action-centered people)
  2. Discuss how to promote self-help within a griever
  3. Uncover the wants, needs and expectations of grievers
  4. Promote a griever's resilience utilizing the healing theories of Bill Worden and Thomas Attig
  5. Use tools appropriate for intuitive grievers and instrumental grievers
  6. Identify further resources on the subject of grief and resilience as well as identify counselors for possible referrals.

Earn Continuing Education Hours

By participating in this class you will earn:

Instructional Hours 6
University of Wisconsin Continuing Education Units .6

Explanation of Continuing Education Hours

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Program Questions?

Contact Kristi Obmascher at kristi.obmascher@wisc.edu or 608-262-8971

Registration Questions?

Email registrations@pyle.wisc.edu or call 608-262-2451.

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Meet your instructor(s)

Doug Smith

MDIV, MA, MS

(MDiv, MA, MS) is a seasoned trainer, consultant, counselor, and author of several books. In
addition to being co-creator of two Continuing Studies certificate courses, he has worked for hospices, hospitals, addiction treatment programs, and universities across the United States and Canada.