The goal of this course is to outline the concepts about grief that we feel are important for you to know as you navigate the murky waters of life after a loss.
General concepts covered in this course will include: Basic truths about grief; The myth of the grief timeline; Types of grief; Secondary loss; Grief theory overview; Coping; Effectively utilizing your support system; Locating resources in your community and online
Who should take this course?
This course is appropriate for anyone impacted by grief and anyone interested in learning more about grief and grief coping. Generally speaking, this course is designed for adults, although it may be appropriate for older teens.
Technology and time commitment:
Participants should have access to a computer with Internet connection.
More about this course…
What does this course cover?
This course is focused on introducing concepts useful in conceptualizing grief and grief coping and helping participants understand these concepts within the context of their own experiences. Some of the concepts covered include:
- Basic truths about grief
- The myth of the grief timeline
- Types of grief
- Secondary loss
- Grief theory overview
- Effectively utilizing your support system
- Locating resources in your community and online
Who should take this course?
The intent of the course is to help participants build a foundational understanding of grief and coping with grief. It is appropriate for anyone impacted by grief and anyone interested in learning more about grief and grief coping. Generally speaking, this course is designed for adults, although it may be appropriate for older teens. If you are a grief professional or mental health professional, we recommend you check out the course Grief 101: A Primer for Helping Professionals.
How does this course work?
This course is self-guided which means it is up to the participant to “guide” themselves through. They decide when to log on, when to read lessons, and when to complete activities in the Navigating Grief Workbook. We’ll check in via email and provide participants with some guidance on how to pace the course. However, participants are ultimately free to move from lesson to lesson at their own discretion.
The Guide To Navigating Grief workbook:
After you register for this course you will receive a confirmation email with a link to download a PDF workbook called ‘Navigating Grief Workbook’. This workbook contains activities that correspond with the different lessons in this course. Activities are optional, however, we strongly encourage participants to complete them as they walk through the course. It is our hope that they will help to provide participants with a better understanding of their grief and, in the end, a practical plan for coping with life after loss.
|Guide to Navigating Grief: Orientation||00:00:00|
|Goals and Objectives||00:00:00|
|Basic and General Truths About Grief||00:00:00|
|Grief Impact Activity||00:00:00|
|The Myth of the Linear Grief Timeline||00:00:00|
|Introduction To Section Two||00:00:00|
|The Theory of Shattered Assumptions||00:00:00|
|Types of Grief||00:00:00|
|An Introduction to Grief Theory||00:00:00|
|Introduction to Section Three||00:00:00|
|When Your Support System is Grieving||00:00:00|
|Utilizing Your Support System||00:00:00|
|Locating Support: Grief Counseling||00:00:00|
|Locating Support: Support Groups||00:00:00|
|Locating Support: Online Support||00:00:00|
|Locating Support: Your Community||00:00:00|
|Introduction to Section Four||00:00:00|
|Conceptualizing Progress in Grief||00:00:00|
|Determining Direction: Your Values Compass||00:00:00|
|A Brief Overview of Coping||00:00:00|
|Coping With the Emotions of Grief||00:00:00|
|Continuing Bonds With Your Loved One||00:00:00|
|Memorializing and Remembrance||00:00:00|
|Coping: Just do it!||00:00:00|
|Coping Plan Commitment||00:00:00|
|The End of Our Journey Together||00:00:00|