Suicide Bereavement Clinician Training

Jun. 5, 2018

9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


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For questions about this event, contact Samantha Bruers at sbruers@afsp.org.

Those surviving the suicide of a loved one require a level of support that goes beyond traditional grief counselling. Yet few mental health training programs devote any time to training clinicians on the challenge of helping survivors cope with their tragic loss. This program will cover topics including:

•How grief after suicide is different than other grief
•The impact of suicide on family, friends, and others
•Video examples of clinical techniques used in actual sessions
•Clinical work for survivors long term: Principles for effectiveness

WHO SHOULD ATTEND? 

Human Service Professionals including: Counselors, social workers, clinicians, education professionals, as well as clinical students and interns.

This program is  approved by the NASW and the NBCC for six continuing education contact hours.

COST: $75 General Admission/ $60 for students

Thanks to the supporters of the Out of the Darkness Walks, our chapter can provide this training at a significant discounted rate.

PRESENTER: 

John (Jack) Jordan, Ph.D., F.T.
Dr. Jordan is an internationally renowned researcher and clinician in the field of suicide bereavement. He has specialized in work with survivors for more than 35 years. Dr. Jordan is the professional adviser to
AFSP’s Loss and Healing Council. Among other books, Dr. Jordan is the co-author of After Suicide Loss: Coping with Your Grief, now available in a second edition.

LOCATION:

This training will be in Fargo, North Dakota. Specific location will be announced on March 1st.

 

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