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Joy R. Samuels – Counseling Grief Clients Certification Training: Functional Interventions for Everyday Use

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Joy R. Samuels - Counseling Grief Clients Certification Training: Functional Interventions for Everyday Use


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Faculty:

Joy R. Samuels

Duration:

6 Hours 5 Minutes

Format:

Audio and Video

Copyright:

Mar 13, 2020



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Handouts


















Manual - Counseling Grief Clients (2.89 MB)79 PagesAvailable after Purchase
Counseling Grief Assessments Handout (1.02 MB)13 PagesAvailable after Purchase




Outline


THE JOURNEY OF GRIEF



  • Models for understanding grief

    • Older, familiar models

    • Current theories and approaches



  • Grief expressions

    • Emotional and cognitive

    • Physical manifestations

    • Behavioral

    • Social behaviors and societal reactions



  • Predictors and mediators of the experience

    • Background: grief is highly individual

    • Personality and other vulnerability factors

    • Who died; quality of relationship

    • Social, contextual, and cultural influences

    • Mode of death

    • Other influences



  • Non-death losses


ASSESSMENT AND DIAGNOSIS OF GRIEF-RELATED SYMPTOMS



  • Differential diagnosis between depression, grief, and PTSD

  • Persistent complex bereavement disorder

  • Use of adjustment disorder diagnosis with grief clients

  • Measurement/assessment of grief symptoms


WHEN GRIEF BECOMES COMPLICATED



  • Common trajectories for grief

  • What is “complicated” grief and how do you recognize it?

  • Treatment interventions for complicated grief


TREATMENT STRATEGIES AND FUNCTIONAL INTERVENTIONS



  • Grief counseling

    • How is it different from other types of counseling?

    • Who often benefits (and who may not)?



  • Components of a general approach

    • The 3 Rogerian conditions

    • Power of presence

    • Being a companion/therapist for your grief clients



  • Cross-cultural and other diversity considerations

  • Dealing with emotional intensity

  • Grief vs. trauma

  • When clients’ grief is disenfranchised

  • Working with couples or families who have experienced the “same” loss

  • Preparing for grief “spikes”

  • Post-traumatic growth


BEING A GRIEF COUNSELOR



  • The risks and joys of this work

  • Self-awareness

  • Self-care

  • Training opportunities in this field


LIMITATIONS OF THE RESEARCH AND POTENTIAL RISKS



  • Disparity in results across studies for grief

  • Risk factors for complicated grief




Faculty







Joy R. Samuels, D.MIN., LPC-MHSP, NCC Related seminars and products: 4




JOY R. SAMUELS, D.MIN., LPC-MHSP, NCC, has over 25 years’ experience as a licensed professional counselor, Fellow in Thanatology, chaplain, and ordained minister. She teaches in the graduate clinical mental health psychology department at Lipscomb University and at Candler School of Theology at Emory University in the United Methodist Church Course of Studies.  She maintains a private counseling practice and supervises those seeking licensure as a LPC-MHSP.


Dr. Samuels holds D. MIN. and MDIV. degrees from Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, DC. Additionally, she holds an M.S. degree in counseling psychology from California State University, Northridge, CA, and a counseling certificate in substance abuse from the Northern Virginia Community College, Annadale, VA. Among her areas of expertise are individual, couples and family counseling, trauma and bereavement, and post-masters supervision.


Speaker Disclosures:


Financial: Joy Samuels is in private practice. She is an adjunct faculty at Lipscomb University. Dr. Samuels receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.


Non-financial: Joy Samuels is a Fellow in Thanatology.







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