Webinar: Grief, Trauma and Loss: Interventional Strategies for Practitioners and Caregivers

September 23, 2010
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GUEST SPEAKER

Howard Winokeur, Ph.D.,LPC, NCC, Founder, The Winokuer Center, Immediate Past President, Association for Death Education and Counseling

Program Moderator: Jill Harrington LaMorie, MSW, LSW, ACSW, Director, Professional Education, Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors.

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Howard R. Winokuer, Ph.D.,LPC, NCC, brings passion and years of experience to his work with grief and bereavement. During his 20 year career, he has helped heal and educate thousands of people. He has conducted workshops and seminars throughout the United States, as well as in seven foreign countries. Dr. Winokuer has written numerous articles on grief, bereavement and death. His new book, Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society: Bridging Research and Practice is due out in 2011.

Dr. Winokuer founded the Winokuer Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, in 2001, where his private practice still flourishes today. Prior to that, he was the co-founder of TO LIFE, a not-for-profit educational and counseling organization that specialized in issues dealing with grief and loss. He has also been an adjunct faculty member for 6 colleges in the North Carolina and Mississippi areas. Dr. Winokuer is immediate past president of the Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC).

TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity is intended for all professional caregivers providing services to military service members, military families, survivors grieving the death of a military service member, as well as those working in the community providing care to the bereaved. This activity includes, but is not limited to chaplains, casualty assistance officers, military personnel and leadership, social workers, nurses, counselors, marriage and family therapists, case managers, employee assistance professionals, school counselors, program directors, and other health and mental health professionals.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Describe three stage-based models of grief.
  2. Understand two task-based models of grief.
  3. Explain the normal symptoms of grief.
  4. Identify the factors influencing grief.
  5. Implement Worden’s grief model in working with clients.
  6. Integrate the Principles of Grief Counseling in work with your clients.


CONTINUING EDUCATION INFORMATION FOR SOCIAL WORKERS, NURSES AND CHAPLAINS

Certificates of Attendance can be provided for those who attend the entire webinar.  The Association of Professional Chaplains will accept certificates of attendance for use in reporting continuing education hours. This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers, Provider # 886505639, for 1.0 continuing education contact hours.  Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP15218 , for 1.0 continuing education contact hours.  Please check with your state licensing board for professional requirements for continuing education. Provider approved Licensed Practical Counselor (LPC) Credits for 1.0 continuing education contact hours through the Grief, Loss and Life Transitions Graduate Certificate Program, Counseling Department, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

For more information, contact education@taps.org