Workshop Outline: The physical, psychological and spiritual processes of death
Working with people who are dying can be an incredibly challenging aspect of the role of practitioners. Witnessing people at their most vulnerable can often leave practitioners feeling overwhelmed, helpless and uncomfortable. This workshop focuses on the physical, psychological and spiritual process of dying and the subsequent support needs of both the patient and their loved ones.
The workshop is aimed at all professionals who are working with people who are dying such as counsellors, psychologists, palliative care workers, pastoral care workers, social workers, nurses and doctors.
At the conclusion of this workshop participants will be able to:
- Understand the physical, psychological and spiritual processes of death and dying
- Identify and understand the psychological and spiritual needs of the dying
- Develop psychological, spiritual and practical strategies to better support someone who is dying or grieving
- Gain overall confidence in supporting the dying or grieving
Presenter Bio: Libby Cooper
Libby is an experienced educator and has worked with adults and young people for over two decades, including as a ward and liaison teacher in a children’s hospital school. In 2008, Libby completed her initial training in grief and bereavement and later trained as a Deathwalker through the Natural Death Care Centre in Northern New South Wales. Libby has completed courses in spiritual care of the dying through Karuna Hospice in Queensland and is continuing her studies in Philosophy. As a teenager, Libby experienced the death of her parent and is currently exploring ways to develop learning resources to educate young people about grief and bereavement.
Venue: Karstens Brisbane
215 Adelaide Street
Brisbane City QLD 4000
Date: Monday 5th November, 2018
Time: 9:30am – 4:30pm
ACGB member: $340.00
Non-member price: $395.00
Cancellation and Refund Policy
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.
Registration cancellations will not be accepted unless made in writing to the centre. Cancellations made more than thirty (30) days prior to the event date will be refunded less 25% of the registration fee to cover administration costs.
No registration refunds will be made after this date. Please note: The full invoiced amount will still be payable in the event of non-attendance on the day.
Registrations Close: Wednesday October 31st, 2018 at12:01pm
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