Supporting and Communicating With the Bereaved

Supporting and Communicating With the Bereaved
Type: Workshop
Location: Adelaide, SA
Presenter: Anne Ogden
Level: Introductory
Audience: Funeral and cemetery workers, nurses, palliative care nurses, pastoral care workers, social workers

Workshop Overview: Supporting and Communicating with the Bereaved

Grief is our response to loss. It is the normal, natural and inevitable response to loss, and it can affect every part of our life, including our thoughts, behaviours, beliefs, feelings, physical health and our relationships with others.

This workshop is designed for anyone encountering bereaved people in their professional lives. It is helpful for anyone who wants to understand the issues surrounding bereavement and how to communicate with clients and customers after someone close to them has died.
 
Learning Outcomes: At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

Gain an overview of Grief and Loss theory
Learn how to communicate effectively and compassionately with bereaved people
Develop confidence talking about difficult and sensitive matters
Understand Self-care and its impact
 
Presenter Bio: Anne Ogden

Anne is an experienced counsellor who received her training in psychology at the Flinders University of South Australia, then post graduate qualifications at the University of South Australia, and the University of Adelaide.

Anne is a Certified Grief Practitioner with the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement, and a Clinical Member of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia.  Anne has had extensive experience in the fields of palliative care, loss and grief, and bereavement.  This includes working with children.

Workshop Details

Venue: International Visualisation Centre (IVC)
19 Young Street
ADELAIDE SA 5000

Date: Friday, 1st November 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
1/11/2019
Where
International Visualisation Centre (IVC) 19 Young Street Adelaide SA 5000
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