Workshops

Supporting Adults, Teens, and Children Coping with Loss

ID: 5294WEB

Adults, teens and children experience many different types of loss: death, divorce, abandonment, foster care, illness, incarceration and deportation leaving them at higher risk for mental and physical illness, substance abuse and aggressive behavior. Learning how to support people after a loss enables them to live emotionally healthy, meaningful and productive lives. This workshop provides an understanding of the impact of loss on children and youth and adults. Attendees will learn the definitions and interrelatedness of loss, grief, mourning and resilience. The dominant culture encourages winning and success, but doesn’t focus on learning how to lose. This essential life skill can be learned as social workers and other professionals provide support to those who are grieving. This webinar will explore the connection between grief and shame as well as differing cultural "grief beliefs" after a loss. While this webinar will focus primarily on how to help people cope with a loss due to death, these concepts are transferable to all types of loss. [Elective for Child/Adolescent Mental Health Certificate Program]


Fee: $60.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 3.00 Clinical

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Instructor: Connie Palmer, LCSW
Date: Wednesday, November 9, 2022
Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm ET
Location: Zoom (Interactive Webinar)
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Target Audience

Social Workers and Allied Health Professionals

Content Level

Beginner - Advanced

Webinar Completion Requirements

To earn CE credit, social workers must log in at the scheduled time, attend the entire course and complete an online course evaluation. Certificates of completion will be emailed within 10 business days of course completion.

System Requirements

  • Operating Systems: Windows XP or higher, MacOS 9 or higher, Android 4.0 or higher
  • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Google Chrome, Firefox 10.0 or higher
  • Broadband Internet connection: Cable, High-speed DSL & any other medium that is internet accessible.

About the Instructor

Connie Palmer is a licensed clinical social worker who is an experienced teacher, therapist, and school counselor who has spent more than thirty years of working with children, youth, and families. She was trained at Alan Wolfelt’s Center for Loss and Life Transition and at The Center for Grieving Children in Portland, Maine. She is currently a Grief Educator for Imagine, a Center for Coping with Loss in Mountainside, NJ.

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