Understanding and Responding To Prolonged Grief Disorder

Understanding and Responding To Prolonged Grief Disorder
Type: Workshop
Location: Subiaco, WA
Presenter: Josephine Hudson
Level: Advanced
Audience: Psychologists, counsellors, social workers, academics, researchers, GPs



Workshop Overview: Understanding and Responding to Prolonged Grief Disorder in Partnership with the Cancer Council WA

Workshop overview coming soon.

Learning Outcomes: At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

Understand the symptoms and clinical presentation of Prolonged Grief Disorder (PGD) 
Describe the proposed mechanisms thought to underpin PGD
Determine the differences and similarities between PGD, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder
Identify and implement tailored interventions designed specifically for treatment of PGD
 
Presenter Bio: Josephine Hudson
BA(SocSc), MHlthCouns, Cert.Global Mental Health (Harvard) 

Josephine is an experienced counsellor and psychotherapist, clinical and management supervisor, manager, trainer and educator.  She has over 35 years’ experience in the health profession and qualifications and training in counselling, clinical supervision, sociology and anthropology, and nursing.

Josephine has worked in Western Australia and the United Kingdom in palliative care/hospice, the community setting, private pracitce and the university sector; she has extensive clinical experience working with both adults and children.

She has been a counsellor and psychotherapist for over 20 years and combined working in the university sector and private practice for over a decade.  Josephine was the Program Director of three university postgraduate programs, including a Master of Counselling program, training counselling clinicians, a Graduate Diploma in Counselling and a Graduate Diploma in Coaching for six years (2007 – 2012).

She has extensive clinical experience working with both adults and children working with systems; palliative care; trauma; loss, grief and bereavement; suicide postvention; separation; chronic illness; life-limiting illness; anxiety and depression; stress management; clinical and management supervision.

She has been very active in the profession and has held a number of external portfolios and memberships including Past Chair of the Expert Reference Group for the Suicide Postvention Project (ARBOR) for the Ministerial Council for Suicide Prevention and the Dept of Health and Ageing in WA; and Past Chair of the Ethics Subcommittee of the Psychotherapists and Counsellors Association of WA.
 
Workshop Details

Venue: Cancer Council WA, Subiaco Meeting Rooms
1/420 Bagot Road
SUBIACO WA 6008

Date: Friday 24th May, 2019

Times: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Prices

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.
When
24/05/2019
Where
Cancer Council WA, Subiaco Meeting Rooms 1/420 Bagot Road Subiaco WA 6008 AUSTRALIA

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