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Grief and Covid-19: Impact of the Pandemic on Mental Health

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For registration assistance: 608-262-2451
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Summary

Research indicates that societal and personal stressors associated with the COVID-19 pandemic have had a detrimental impact on our mental health. Health and human services providers need current information, strategies and resources to better meet the needs of their clients/patients. In this class you will acquire knowledge and skills to address the varieties of grief that have been manifesting themselves during the pandemic.

Overview

Learning objectives

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Describe theories of grief counseling relevant to COVID-19
  • Identify varieties of grief that have been manifesting themselves during the pandemic
  • Explain various counseling tools and techniques that can be used to address grief that manifested during the pandemic

Level

Beginning to Intermediate

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Earn Continuing Education Hours

By participating in this class you will earn:

Instructional Hours 6
University of Wisconsin Continuing Education Units .6
American Psychological Association - Continuing Education Credit 6
Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services - Substance Abuse Counselors - Continuing Education Credit Hours 6
Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services - Marriage and Family Therapists - Continuing Education Credit Hours 6
Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services - Social Workers - Continuing Education Credit Hours 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) 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.

Erica Srinivasan

PhD

(PhD) is an assistant professor of psychology at UW-La Crosse, where she also serves as the director for the Center for Grief and Death Education. She is co-chair for the gerontology emphasis.