Understanding and Responding To Prolonged Grief Disorder

Understanding and Responding To Prolonged Grief Disorder
Type: Workshop
Location: Mulgrave, Victoria
Presenter: Christopher Hall
Level: Advanced
Audience: Psychologists, counsellors, social workers, academics, researchers, GPs

Workshop Overview: Understanding and Responding to Prolonged Grief Disorder

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: Christopher Hall
MA, GradDipAdol&ChPsych, Bed, CertIVTAE, MAPS, MACE, FAIM

For the past 21 years Christopher Hall has held the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement, a government funded specialist bereavement service, which is based in Melbourne, Victoria. He is a psychologist who has developed a specialisation in the field of grief and bereavement over the past 25 years. Chris has trained many health and education professionals in grief theory and interventions both in Australia and internationally. He has a strong interest in complex bereavement experiences, the organisational impact of grief and loss and bridging research and practice. In 1999 he was elected to the International Work Group on Death, Dying and Bereavement (IWG) and has served as Chair of the organisation. He is currently Secretary/Treasurer of the IWG. He is a Past President of the Association for Death Education and Counselling, one of the oldest interdisciplinary organisations in the field of dying, death and bereavement with over 2,000 members. A Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management, Christopher is also an Honorary Fellow of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Melbourne. He serves as the Editor of the journal Grief Matters: The Australian Journal of Grief and Bereavement and Associate Editor of Death Studies. In 2010 Christopher was appointed to the Coronial Council of Victoria.
 
Workshop Details

Venue: Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement
253 Wellington Road
MULGRAVE VIC 3170

Date: Friday 14th June, 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
14/06/2019
Where
253 Wellington Road Mulgrave VIC 3170 AUSTRALIA

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