Grief Support Specialist Certificate

At a glance

What: Professional certification in grief support

When: Offered throughout the year, both online and in person (in-person pending for 2020)

Questions: Contact Barbara Nehls-Lowe at or 608-890-4653

Grief Support Specialist Certificate

A one-of-a-kind, uniquely designed, practical educational program

The instructors are renowned experts who understand the complexity of personal loss. You’ll acquire knowledge and skills to enhance or create a professional specialty that focuses on counseling people who have suffered a major loss as the result of death, divorce, unemployment, destruction due to drug abuse, or other traumatic personal devastation.

Offered online and in person for 2020:

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Watch Lead Instructor Doug Smith in a series of videos he created for Leading Edge Seminars

Working with people who don’t show their grief (view on YouTube) >

See also:

Assessing people’s strengths >

One-sentence care plan >