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Bringing together a community of grief and bereavement specialists to connect, educate and empower.

Grief Support Specialist Program

  • 04/24/2023
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EDT)
  • Online

The Grief Support Specialist Program is an 8 week, non-credit certificate program through Continuing Education and Workforce Development at NMU. This program evolved from the Grief Specialist Program at UW-Madison.

Participants will learn the principles and many practical tools and techniques to enhance their professional and personal life related to grief.  Topics include: grief counseling theories and strategies, assessments, COVID and grief, recovery tools and intervention, attachment styles and grief, children and youth coping with grief, different age coping skills, grief groups for children, Vicarious Grief, Disenfranchised Grief, Complicated Grief coping with dying, legal issues & end of life decisions, spiritual, ethical, and culture issues, group therapy, self-care and career enhancement. Brief meditation and relaxation exercises are included during the synchronous instructions.

Participants could be, but are not limited to: Social Workers, Counselors, Psychologists, Clergy Workers, Funeral Directors, Teachers/Educators, Hospice, Health Care Workers and Nursing Home Employees. 

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The American Academy of Bereavement
14607 Felton Court
Suite 116
Apple Valley, MN 55124

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