Suicide Bereavement Clinician Training Program

Feb. 2, 2018

9 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

770 Centre St
Newton, MA 02458

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For questions about this event, contact Shamera Simpson at [email protected].

Suicide Prevention Clinician Training Program

Presented by John (Jack) Jordan, PhD and Vanessa McGann, PhD

Training Description
The suicide of a loved one can have a profound and sometimes devastating impact on those left behind, called suicide survivors. Bereavement after suicide may entail high levels of disorientation, guilt, regret, anger, shame, and trauma. Suicide loss survivors need a level of support that goes beyond traditional grief counseling. This workshop is designed for mental health professionals who provide grief therapy for suicide loss survivors. It will provide a focused overview of the impact of suicide on survivors, and the clinical and support responses that are needed after a suicide occurs. The workshop will include didactic presentation, group discussion, case examples from the presenter’s practice, and video clips from grief therapy sessions. These research-based techniques will help you gain confidence in working with survivors of suicide loss.

When and Where
Friday, February 2, 2018
Registration: 8:30am
Conference: 9:00am to 4:45pm
Carroll Center for the Blind, Technology Lecture Hall
770 Centre Street, Newton, MA
Parking is available at the Carroll Center for the Blind

Pre-registration is required. Cost is $100 per person.
Refunds will not be available for this training
Light Breakfast and Lunch will be provided

Continuing Education
Applications for 6.5 hours of continuing education credits will be submitted for Social Workers, LMHCs, LMFTs, and Nurses. Please contact Jenny Huynh ([email protected]) for the status of the CE accreditation. This training is approved for 6.5 hours of continuing education for Psychologists. Riverside Community Care is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor education for Psychologists. Riverside Community Care maintains responsibility for this program and its content. There is no commercial support or conflict of interest known for programs or instructors listed in this training announcement.

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