Product Detail

2-Day Intensive Thanatology Conference: Assessments & Interventions for Grief, Loss, & Mourning
DVD Video
$389.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 8+ hours   Instructions
Length:
11 hr 35 min
Details:
Multi-disc video recording with electronic manual and instructions
Author:
JOY R SAMUELS, DMIN, LPC-MHSP, NCC, FELLOW IN THANATOLOGY
Publisher:
Vyne Education
Copyright:
1/25/2018
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
DVD020723
Objectives
  • Explain relevant theories and models describing the physical and psychosocial effect of loss, grief, and mourning on the individual and family system
  • Describe how to plan and implement appropriate assessments, interventions, and strategies to help individuals, families, and groups cope with loss and grief
  • Differentiate potential loss events occurring throughout the lifespan, including non-death situations, and complicated bereavement
  • Relate strategies for coping with dying and bereavement within the context of individual and cultural variations
  • Analyze the ethnic, gender, and cultural factors that affect individual responses to loss-related situations
  • Compare factors that influence normal and complicated reactions to dying and grief
Outline

DAY ONE: GRIEF, LOSS, AND MOURNING

 

IT’S ALL ABOUT THE FAMILY! HOW FAMILY SYSTEMS IMPACT GRIEF REACTIONS AND WHY IT MATTERS IN CLINICAL PRACTICE

  • Family life cycle
  • Identifying effective communication patterns to promote healthy boundaries
  • Impact of illness trajectory
  • Grief styles
    • Epigenetics-do we inherit our grief reactions from our grandparents?
    • Personality
    • Temperament
  • Normative grief responses
  • Impact of type of loss
  • Family systems theory
  • Gender issues
  • Assessment of risk factors for complicated/prolonged grief
  • Determining appropriateness of specific interventions
  • Case Studies

 

LIFE SPAN

  • Developmental considerations and milestones related to loss reactions
    • Children
    • Adolescents
    • Early Adulthood
    • Middle Adulthood
    • Later Adulthood
    • Parental Loss
    • Child Loss
    • Widowhood
  • Grief counseling throughout the lifespan
  • Grief therapy interventions related to lifespan

 

CULTURAL/SOCIALIZATION

  • Loss, Grief, and Mourning
    • Factors affecting experience of and expression of grief
    • Impact on mourning practices
    • Death anxiety
  • Assessing and intervening with cultural competence
    • Advanced care planning
    • Communication
    • Meaning of death

 

EXCHANGE OF IDEAS LED BY DR. SAMUELS:

Network with other professionals to share interventions and assessments that have proven effective (and not effective) with clients who are dealing with a loss.

 

DAY 2: ASSESSMENTS, DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT PLANNING, AND INTERVENTIONS

 

 

CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVES ON ASSESSMENTS AND INTERVENTIONS

  • Current assessment models
  • Current therapeutic strategies
  • Controversy about efficacy of interventions
  • Complicated grief
  • Gender considerations
  • Pathologizing of grief

 

RESOURCES AND RESEARCH

  • Empirical research on current theories
  • Research on effectiveness of  assessments and interventions
  • Practical resources for clinicians

 

PROFESSIONAL ISSUES

  • Which assessments are within your scope of practice?
  • Communication
  • Professional liability and limitations
  • Determining appropriate interventions in concert with evidence and client characteristics
  • Professional responsibilities

 

Author

JOY R SAMUELS, DMIN, LPC-MHSP, NCC, FELLOW IN THANATOLOGY

Joy R. Samuels, Joy R. Samuels, DMin, LPC-MHSP, NCC, Fellow in Thanatology is a Fellow in Thanatology ordained in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). She teaches in the graduate Clinical Mental Health Psychology Department at Lipscomb University and at Candler School of Theology at Emory University. She maintains a private counseling practice and supervises those seeking licensure as LPC-MHSP. Joy has over 25 years’ experience as a licensed professional counselor, chaplain and ordained minister. 

Dr. Samuels holds D. MIN. and MDIV. degrees from Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, DC. Additionally, she holds a M.S. degree in Counseling Psychology from California State University, Northridge, California; a Counseling Certificate in Substance Abuse from the Northern Virginia Community College, Annadale, Virginia; and a B.A. in English Literature, from Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas. Among her areas of expertise are: individual, couples and family counseling, trauma and bereavement and post-masters supervision.
Disclosure:
Financial – Receives a speaking honorarium from Vyne Education. 
Nonfinancial – No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

Continuing Education Credits
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Certificates of Successful Completion are available for email, download and/or printing from your online account immediately following the successful completion of the post-test/evaluation.

**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

Continuing Education Information
This educational offering is designed to qualify for continuing education for many professionals in every state.


Materials that are included in this course could include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice for your profession. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.


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Audience
  • Social Workers
  • Counselors
  • Psychologists
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors
  • Psychiatric Nurses
  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners
  • Psychiatrists
  • Pastoral Counselors
  • Chaplains/Clergy
  • Educators
  • Clinical Supervisors
  • Thanatologists