Who Should Attend: CPST's, counselors, social workers.
Description: This program will focus on defining mourning, grief, bereavement and complicated grief as well as discussing the difference between complicated and normal grief. It will also look at the factors that make our grief unique from one another. Because grief is something that 100% of the population experiences, we will discuss the diagnostic criteria and the ethical issues surrounding it’s inclusion in the DSM5.
1. To define mourning, grief, bereavement and complicated grief
2. List the tasks of grief and factors that make grief unique
3. Define complicated grief, discuss clinical interventions and the new DSM5 criteria for diagnosis