Working with Disenfranchised Grief
April 21 @ 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM$120
This training supports participants in understanding the unique grieving challenges that accompany different forms of disenfranchised grief for children, youth and families as well as the implications for professionals working with this form of grief. Strategies and approaches specific for working with children, families and adolescents impacted by death through suicide, homicide and family violence will be examined. At the end of this training, participants will have learned to: distinguish disenfranchised loss from other forms of loss and bereavement; recognize the impact of these types of losses on children, adolescents and families; identify strategies for supporting children, adolescents and families through these types of losses; select resources and supports available to support these populations of grieving children and youth; develop strategies for self-care. Teaching methods will include didactic teaching, small group activities, experiential learning, role plays and group discussion.
CE Hours: 3
The Jewish Board is an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers (LMSW and LCSW) in New York State. Questions? Please contact us at 212.632.4760 or email EHuntley@jbfcs.org for more information.