October Intake: Supporting Children and Adolescents

October Intake: Supporting Children and Adolescents
Type: Online Short Course
Trainer: Jackie Tarabay
Level: Introductory
Audience: Counsellors, psychologists, social workers, teachers, bereavement counsellors
Length: 
Four Online modules totalling 7 hours of education
Duration: Students will have one month to complete the 7 hours
Intake Start Date: Monday October 5th, 2020

Short Course Overview: Supporting Children and Adolescents Experiencing Grief and Loss

This Online Short Course will consider loss and grief from the perspective of the needs of grieving children and adolescents. Young people have different needs to adults when they experience loss. Adults who provide care and support need to be sensitive to these unique needs. This course will explore the developmental changes in childhood and adolescence and a range of support strategies that can be effective when supporting grieving children and adolescents.

Learning Modules: at the Conclusion of this Short Course, participants should be able to:

Understand grief and loss theory as it impacts upon the lives of children and adolescents
Identify the impact and developmental needs of grieving children and adolescents and appreciate children’s concepts of death and how this impacts the grief process at different stages
Identify effective strategies when providing support to grieving children and adolescents
Understanding the development of the brain and an overview of trauma
 
Assessment: 

Students will need to engage with each module and complete the learning opportunities along the way. Whilst no formal assessment is required to complete the course, students will be required to score an average of 80% or above in the multiple choice quizzes to receive a certificate of completion to claim the 7 OPD hours offered by the ACA.

You will be required to complete the end of course survey to receive your Certificate of Completion.
 

Trainer Bio: Jackie Tarabay

BCouns; GradCertBerCouns? CBP; Cert1VTAE; CBP; Assessment

Jackie Tarabay is a Specialist Bereavement Counsellor, Clinical Supervisor, Trainer and Groups Coordinator at The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement (ACGB). Jackie providers individual counselling to children, adolescents and adults and coordinates various support groups. Jackie also  develops and delvers workshops, programs and customised trainings.

Jackie's philosophy towards grief and loss is that every person is unique and grieves in their own way and their own time. Jackie believes the core qualities of genuineness, empathy and unconditional positive regard are at the heart of supporting the bereaved. Jackie advocates creating a safe compassionate and non-judgemental environment to help people integrate their loss in a way that is both effective and personal.

Jackie has presented talks at the ACGB National Conference, Australasian Cemetery and Crematorium Association (ACCA), and Good Life Good Death Expo and was a member of the focus group for Palliative Care Australia (PCA). Jackie’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Counselling, a Master Practitioner Certificate in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), a Diploma of Shamanic Studies, Clinical Supervision and a Cert IV in Training and Assessment. Jackie also has studied in a host of other areas including psychotherapy, grief and loss, drama and personal development.

Course Cost: an all inclusive cost of:

Members: $295
Non-Members: $345

Cancellation and Refund Policy: Participants must agree to this policy prior to commencing the course:

A refund may be given if:

The student is enrolled in a course and the course is cancelled due to insufficient student numbers.
The student advises the ACGB in writing that they are withdrawing from the course 14 days prior to course commencing.
If a refund is requested less than 14 days before course commencement, a full refund, less a $50 administration fee will be paid.

No refund is available to a student who leaves the course before finishing it.
When
5/10/2020 - 30/10/2020
Where
Online

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