A wave of grief and loss has impacted millions of people and more clients than ever before are seeking the help of professionals.
But if you’re like many therapists, in-depth training on counselling and treating grieving clients wasn’t part of your graduate program.
How can you make sure you’re ready to work with this rapidly growing client population?
This all new 3-day grief certification training features 2 of our very best received trainers in the area of grief and bereavement - both highly experienced clinicians with decades of experience in the field. Together they will provide you with the tools, techniques and clinical know-how to counsel and treat clients across the lifespan whose lives have been upended by losses of all kinds.
And unlike other trainings, this program will go beyond the basics, growing your clinical skills and confidence with interactive exercises, expert guidance, practical tips, and real-world case studies so you know exactly how to:
PLUS, when you purchase this course, your certification is completely FREE should you choose to become a Certified Advanced Grief Counseling Specialist through Evergreen Certifications upon completion of this training.
(visit www.evergreencertifications.com/cagcs for complete application requirements).
Purchase today, set yourself apart from other clinicians, and help your clients discover a path toward hope and meaning following loss!
CERTIFICATION MADE SIMPLE!
Attendees will receive documentation of CAGCS designation from Evergreen Certifications 4 to 6 weeks following the program.
*Professional standards apply. Visit www.evergreencertifications.com/CAGCS for professional requirements.
- PESI Australia, in collaboration with PESI in the USA, offers quality online continuing professional development events from the leaders in the field at a standard recognized by professional associations including psychology, social work, occupational therapy, alcohol and drug professionals, counselling and psychotherapy. On completion of the training, a Professional Development Certificate is issued after the individual has answered and submitted a quiz and course evaluation. This online program is worth 19 hours CPD for points calculation by your association.
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|Manual - 3-Day Advanced Grief Counseling Certification Course (26.3 MB)||201 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Diana Sebzda, LPC, FT, is the director of bereavement at the Joseph T. Quinlan Bereavement Center where she provides both individual counseling and support groups for those coping with grief, anticipatory grief, and pet loss.
In addition to 17 years of grief counseling experience, Diana also has over 15 years of experience as a veterinary technician where she’s witnessed the impacts of pet loss firsthand.
Diana has been published in Healthy Pet Magazine and is a Fellow in Thanatology (FT) with the Association for Death Education and Counseling (where she is co-chair of their Pet Loss Networking Group). She is also a member of the Traumatic Loss Coalition of New Jersey, the American Counseling Association, and the Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement. Diana earned her MA degree in Applied Clinical Psychology from William Patterson University.
Christina Zampitella, PsyD, FT, is a licensed clinical psychologist and a Fellow of Thanatology through the Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC). She is the founder and owner of The Center for Grief and Trauma Therapy, co-owner and Director of Clinical Services at Integrative Psychology Group, and a professional speaker. She teaches in undergraduate and graduate level psychology programs for several universities, focusing her courses and publications on death, loss, grief, and trauma. She served as the chair for the Continuing Education Committee for the San Diego Psychological Association from 2007-2009 and the Delaware Psychological Association from 2018-1019. Dr. Zampitella specializes in death, loss, bereavement, integrative psychology, and nature-based therapy. She is the former resident psychologist on Fox 5 News in San Diego and often appeared on NBC News in California and Philadelphia. She has been featured in Elle magazine, BuzzFeed, Washington Post, and The Huffington Post.
The Process of Death, Dying, and Mourning
Grief and Loss Across Developmental and Life Stages
Types of Grief:
Implications for Counselling and Treatment
The Impact of Loss on the Family System
Contemporary Models of Bereavement for Grief Therapy
Assessment of Grieving Clients:
Uncover Trauma, Depression, Substance Use, Suicidal Ideation, and More
Treatment Planning for Uncomplicated and Complicated Grief
Interventions and Treatment Approaches to Facilitate Healthy Grieving
Non-Death and Abstract Losses:
How to Effectively Work with Clients Who’ve Experienced “Living Losses”
Build Clients’ Resiliency and Move Them Toward Post-Traumatic Growth
The Clinician’s Guide to Grief and Loss Groups:
How to Successfully Structure and Facilitate Grief Support or Treatment Groups
Grief Work with Clients of Diverse Race, Backgrounds, Cultures, and Beliefs
Ethical Considerations in Grief Counselling and Treatment
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