[CEU Event] Exploring the Grief of Addiction and Overdose

$50.00

This session will be offered at the following times:

Friday, August 31st, 2018
9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

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Description

This session will assist professionals in understanding the unique aspects of family grief while experiencing addiction within the family and coping with a substance-related death.  After this session, participants will be able to:

Articulate common modern grief theories in contrast to the traditional stage mode of grief and their applications in cases of addiction and overdose.

Describe the unique aspects of the disenfranchised grief experience of family members and friends who have lost a loved one to addiction.

Apply evidence-informed principles of grief support to family members of those experiencing ambiguous grief as a result of addiction and the grief of a substance use death.

This session is approved for:

3 Category I Social Work CEUs

3 Category A Counseling CEUs

3 Continuing Education Hours for Maryland Funeral Directors


Session Details:

This session will be offered at the following times:

Friday, August 31st, 2018
9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Location:

3600 Roland Ave
2nd Floor
Baltimore, MD 21211

[After registration, keep an eye out for follow-up information on parking and location.]

Who is the intended audience?

This session was designed for professionals working with addictions and/or clients grieving the loss of a loved one due to overdose. However, anyone interested in learning more about these topics is invited to register.

CEUs:

WYG is approved to offer:

3 Category I CEUs for this session

3 Category A Counseling CEUs

3 Continuing Education Hours for Maryland Funeral Directors

What if I don’t need CEUs?

If you don’t need CEUs, use the coupon code ‘FRIEND’ at checkout to receive $20 off registration.

Agenda Overview:

I.   Registration

II.  Welcome and Introduction

III. Overview of modern grief theory

IV. Ambiguous Grief: Grieving someone who is still alive

V.  Disenfranchised grief: The impact of stigma, shame, and isolation

VI. Grief practice and family care: Working with families in addiction and after a death due to overdose

VII. Wrap-up and close

Do I have to pre-register?

If you don’t wish to register ahead of time, you can pay via check or cash at the event.  However, it would help us to know you are coming so please email us at [email protected] to let us know you are thinking about attending.

Please email [email protected] with questions about this event.

Additional information

Date

August 31, November 14

Disclaimer

WYG provides general educational information from mental health professionals, but you should not substitute information on the What’s Your Grief website for professional advice. Please check out terms and conditions here

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