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Intensive Thanatology Conference: Assessments & Interventions for Grief, Loss, & Mourning
DVD Video
$299.99 USD
$179.99 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, D.MIN., LPC-MHSP, NCC
Publisher:
PESI Inc.
Copyright:
1/25/2018
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV020723
Objectives
  1. Explain relevant theories and models describing the physical and psychosocial effect of loss, grief, and mourning on the individual and family system as it relates to clinical practice.
  2. Articulate how to plan and implement appropriate assessments, interventions, and strategies to help clients cope with loss and grief.
  3. Differentiate potential loss events occurring throughout the lifespan, including non-death situations, and complicated bereavement to inform the clinician’s choice of treatment interventions.
  4. Relate strategies for coping with dying and bereavement within the context of individual and cultural variations in session.
  5. Analyze the ethnic, gender, and cultural factors that affect individual responses to loss-related situations to inform clinical treatment interventions.
  6. Compare factors that influence normal and complicated reactions to dying and grief as it relates to case conceptualization.
  7. Identify community and national resources to deal with death, grief, and loss for purposes of client psychoeducation.
  8. Examine one’s own cognitive, affective, and behavioral reaction to death, dying, and bereavement in relation to assessment and treatment planning with clients experiencing grief and loss.
  9. Develop strategies of self-awareness and self-care for grief counselors as it relates to clinical practice.
  10. Determine when grief has become “complicated” and develop an appropriate treatment strategy.
  11. Analyze and differentiate clinical symptoms to diagnose grief clients appropriately.
  12. Evaluate developmental considerations across the lifespan to inform the clinician’s choice of treatment interventions.
Outline
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.

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, D.MIN., LPC-MHSP, NCC

Joy R. Samuels, D.MIN., LPC-MHSP, NCC, has over 25 years’ experience as a licensed professional counselor, Fellow in Thanatology, chaplain, and ordained minister. She teaches in the graduate clinical mental health psychology department at Lipscomb University and at Candler School of Theology at Emory University in the United Methodist Church Course of Studies. She maintains a private counseling practice and supervises those seeking licensure as a LPC-MHSP.

Dr. Samuels holds D.MIN. and MDIV. Degrees from Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington DC. Additionally, she holds an M.S. degree in counseling psychology from California State University, Northridge, CA, and a counseling certificate in substance abuse from the Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, VA. Among her areas of expertise are individual, couples and family counseling, trauma and bereavement and post-master’s supervision.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Joy Samuels is in private practice. She is an adjunct faculty at Lipscomb University. Dr. Samuels receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Joy Samuels is a Fellow in Thanatology.
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.


Addiction Counselors
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This self-study course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 11.5 CE in the Counseling Services skill group. NAADAC Provider #77553. PESI, Inc. is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance.

California Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the CCAPP-EI, Provider #: OS-03-036-1019. This self-study activity meets the qualifications for 11.5 CEH's (continuing education hours).

Connecticut Addiction Counselors: Provider #120924. This course has been approved as a CCB approved training and has been awarded 11.5 hours by the Connecticut Certification Board.


Certification in Thanatology: This self-study educational offering is recognized by the Association for Death Education and Counseling to meet the thanatology-related educational contact hour requirements to be Certified in Thanatology: Death, Dying and Bereavement. This course will award 11.5 contact hours to participants.


Counselors
This intermediate self-study activity consists of 11.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

South Carolina Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists: This program has been approved for 11.5 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Provider #4540.

Texas Counselors: PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. Provider #: 2477. This self-study course qualifies for 11.5 continuing education credits.

New York Counselors: PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Mental Health Counselors. #MHC-0033. This self-study activity will qualify for 13.75 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Educators/Teachers
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Illinois Educators:
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11.5 ISBE Professional Development (PD) Clock Hours will be made available through Quincy University. Those requesting ISBE PD Clock Hours will need to complete an Evaluation for Workshop, Conference, Seminar, in order to receive the ISBE “Evidence of Completion for Professional Development” form. Instructions and form will be made available under the “Materials” tab. Expires: 06/30/2020.

Indiana Educators: 11.0 Professional Growth Points are available for full attendance of this self-study package per the Indiana Department of Education standards.

Montana Educators: This self-study package is offered for 11.0 Renewal Units. PESI, Inc. is an Approved Renewal Unit Provider with the Montana Office of Public Instruction.

New Jersey Educators, Administrators & Education Services Personnel: 11.5 Actual Professional Development Hours (self-study). MEDS-PDN, powered by PESI, Inc., is a registered New Jersey Professional Development Provider with the NJ Dept. of Education.

New York Educators: PESI, Inc. is an approved sponsor of CTLE with the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) Office of Teaching Initiatives. Provider #23567. This self-study activity will qualify for 11.5 Approved Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) Hour(s), in the area of Pedagogy. Hours are based on full attendance. Board required certificates will be sent after the program.

Texas Educators: PESI, Inc., has been approved as a CPE Provider #500-981 for Texas Educators by the Texas State Board for Educator Certification (SBED). This self-study package qualifies for 11.5 CPE clock hours.


Marriage & Family Therapists
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Texas Marriage & Family Therapists: PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists. Provider #: 503. This self-study activity qualifies for 11.5 continuing education credits.

Illinois Marriage & Family Therapists: PESI, Inc. has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. Provider #: 168-000156. Full attendance at this self-study activity qualifies for 11.5 credits.

New York Marriage & Family Therapists: PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. #MFT-0024. This self-study activity will qualify for 13.75 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists
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California Nurses: PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #:17118 for 11.5 self-study contact hours.

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Florida Nurses:
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PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 11.5 self-study contact hours.

Iowa Nurses: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 11.5 self-study contact hours.

You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Psychologists
This self-study activity consists of 11.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline and the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity. Contact us for more information on your state board or organization specific filing requirements. American Psychological Association credits are not available.

Canadian Psychologists: PESI, Inc. is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. This program is approved for 11.5 self-study continuing education hours. Full credit statement at: www.pesi.com/cpa-statement

Florida Board of Psychology:
Florida
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Social Workers
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PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for this self-study course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 11.5 Clinical Practice continuing education credits. Course Level: Intermediate. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation.

Colorado Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Colorado Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Provider #1413. This course has been approved for 11.5 continuing education hours.

California Social Workers/ Counselors/Marriage & Family Therapists/Licensed Educational Psychologists: The California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE programs that are approved by other approval agencies, including several that approve PESI and its programs. A full list of approval agencies accepted by the BBS can be found at www.bbs.ca.gov/licensees/cont_ed.html under “Where to find CE Courses.” This intermediate level activity consists of 11.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.

Pennsylvania Social Workers/Counselors/Marriage & Family Therapists: This intermediate activity consists of 11.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation. Full attendance is required, variable credits may not be awarded per the Pennsylvania State Board.

Florida Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Mental Health Counselors:
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PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 11.5 continuing education credits.

Illinois Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Successful completion of this self-study activity qualifies for 11.5 contact hours.

Kansas Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board. Provider #14-006. This self-study course has been approved for 11.5 continuing education hours.

Minnesota Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This self-study course has been approved for 11.5 continuing education hours. A certificate will be issued upon successful completion of a post-test.

New York Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0008. This self-study activity will qualify for 13.75 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. Expires: December 31, 2020.

Ohio Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #: RCST071001. Successful completion of this self-study course meets the qualifications for 11.5 clock hours of continuing education credit.


Other Professions
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Audience
  • Social Workers
  • Counselors
  • Psychologists
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors
  • Psychiatric Nurses
  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners
  • Psychiatrists
  • Educators
  • Clinical Supervisors
  • Thanatologists