Exploring the Special Features of Sudden Death, Suicide Grief, and Traumatic Loss with Dr. Alan Wolfelt (Professional Event)

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Name: Exploring the Special Features of Sudden Death, Suicide Grief, and Traumatic Loss with Dr. Alan Wolfelt (Professional Event)
Date: May 28, 2021
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM PDT
Event Description:

This compassionate workshop will help anyone who wants to learn more about how to support those who have experienced loss. Counselors, psychologists, social workers, chaplains, nurses, and other interested health care professionals helping individuals cope with traumatic grief are invited to attend. Regardless of your specific job title or life role, you can and will benefit from this learning experience.

Objectives:

  • Define Trauma Loss
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to the special features of sudden, violent death
  • Recognize and respond to the unique needs of suicide survivors
  • Learn a model to identify and understand “complicated grief”

 

Agenda:

  1. Among the content areas to be explored in this seminar are the following:
  2. Introduction to the Importance of the Topic
  3. Essential Ingredients of the Grief Caregiver
  4. Definition of Trauma Loss
  5. Special Features of Sudden, Violent Death
  6. Distinction Between “Treating vs. Companioning”
  7. Understanding the Difference Between “Curing” vs. “Caring”
  8. Understanding the Concept of “Liminal Space”
  9. Special Features of Suicide Grief
  10. Introduction to “Complicated” Mourning: A Model to Enhance Understanding
  11. Warning, Challenge, Reminder, Hope

 

Books by Dr. Wolfelt Available for Purchase: As a special treat for attendees of this event, a variety of Dr. Wolfelt’s books will be available for sale and autograph after the presentation. Visit his website to view the catalog at https://www.centerforloss.com/bookstore/

Location:
Hospice of North Idaho 
2290 W Prairie Ave Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
Date/Time Information:
May 28th, 2021
9 AM - 3:30 PM
Contact Information:
208 772-7994
Fees/Admission:
$150
5 CEU's
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