Suicide Bereavement Clinician Training Program
Dec. 12, 2018
8:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
901 New Jersey 10
Whippany, New Jersey 07981
For questions about this event, contact Sylvia Heller, MPH at [email protected].
John (Jack) Jordan, Ph.D., F.T.
Dr. Jordan is an internationally renowned
researcher and clinician in the field of suicide
bereavement. He has specializd in work with
survivors for more than 35 years. Dr. Jordan is
the professional advisor 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.
The suicide of a loved one can have a profound and sometimes
devastating impact on those left behind, and requires a level of support that often goes beyond traditional grief counseling. Yet one of the most difficult problems faced by suicide survivors is finding mental health professionals whose education, training, and professional experience hasequipped them to work effectively with survivors of suicide loss.
After attending this course, clinicians* will be able to:
-Offer a working definition of a suicide loss survivor
-Identify at least five common themes in the impact of suicide on loss survivors
-List tasks of psychological re-integration after suicide loss
-The tasks of loss integration and recovery
-Describe several options for intervention with loss survivors
-Describe three categories of clinical technique with loss survivors
*This course is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards – ASWB NJ CE Course Approval Program Provider #150 Course #2113 from 10/25/2018 to 10/25/2020. Social workers will receive the following type and number of credit(s): Clinical Social Work Practice 6.5 ASWB NJ Continuing Education Course Approval Program for the New Jersey Board of Social Work Examiners.
8:30-9:00 Breakfast and Registration
9:00-10:30 Suicide Survivors: Who are they?
10:45-12:15 Understanding the Impact of Suicide Loss
1:00-2:30 What can we do to help Survivors?
2:45-4:15 Grief Therapy with Survivors
4:15-4:45 Wrap up/Questions/Evaluation
This intermediate program is intended for licensed mental
health professionals and others providing counseling
services, such as clergy.
$75.00 until 12/1/2018
$85.00 up until 12/11/2018
Breakfast and lunch included Dietary laws are observed.
Walk-in welcome if space is available.
Cancellation fee of $15.00 up until 12/1/2018.
Questions and Requests for ADA Accommodations
Sylvia Heller, MPH