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Event Title: Foundations of Grief
Organization: Wilfrid Laurier University, Faculty of Social Work Professional Development
Date of Event: September 18, 2017 to September 19, 2017 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: 120 Duke Street West
Kitchener, Ontario, N2H 3W8
Postal Code: N2H 3W8
Contact: Jade Squire
519-884-0710 x5234
Audience: Health Care Professionals, Volunteers
Category: Workshop

(Cost: $275) This course will be presented in four parts over the two days. Part one will review the historical and cultural aspects of the grief counseling and grief support movement. Part two will review the researchers, writers and therapist who have pioneered theory, research and practice in grief work. Part three will review all the current models of grief and how each model applies to different grief reactions. Part four will review following special topics in grief: Task of the bereaved. Sudden death grief. Anticipated death grief. Post-traumatic growth. Anticipatory grief. Depression and grief. Children and grief. Teens and grief. Grief support groups. Grief assessment tools.

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