Helping Our Clients Cope With the Grief of Suicide

Helping Our Clients Cope With the Grief of Suicide
Type: Webinar Presenter: Dr Bob Baugher Intermediate

Webinar Overview

The death of a loved one by suicide plunges family members and friends into a whirlpool of grief reactions. Your challenge as a clinician is to help your client identify feelings, reveal deep thoughts, and examine expectations as the reality of the loss begins to fill their life space. In this webinar we will examine an array of grief reactions following suicide, with particular focus on guilt and anger. We will then review suggestions for helping our clients ad their children gradually move forward with their lives while finding ways to self-care and integrate this life-altering event. 

Learning Outcomes

Following this webinar you will:

  • Assist suicide survivors in coping with; guilt, anger and responsibility
  • Learn ways to help children cope with the grief of suicide loss
  • Identify strategies for helping clients with self-care following a suicide
  • Understand the broad range of reactions to a suicide

Presenter Biography

Dr. Bob Baugher is an instructor at Highline College near Seattle, USA where he teaches

courses in Psychology and Death Education. As an ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) educator he has trained more than 1,500 people in suicide intervention. He has given more than 800 workshops and has written many articles and several books on grief and loss, including “After Suicide Loss: Coping with Your Grief” co-authored with Dr. Jack Jordan.

Webinar Details


Tuesday, 28 July 2020


Victoria: 10:30am - 12:00pm AEST
New South Wales: 10:30am - 12:00pm AEST
Tasmania: 10:30am - 12:00pm AEST
South Australia: 10:00am - 11:30am ACST
Queensland: 10:30am - 12:00pm AEST
Northern Territory: 10:00am - 11:30am ACST
Western Australia: 8.30am - 10.00am AWST


If you're unable to attend at the scheduled time but you would still like to purchase this webinar please register and regardless of attendance at the scheduled time you will be sent a recording of the webinar to view at your leisure. This recording will remain available for three months.


  • Member -$50.00
  • Non Member $75.00

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The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement reserves the right to cancel education programs that do not achieve minimum participation, in which case all fees will be refunded.

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