Application of Prolonged Grief Theories
The purpose of this training program is to upskill mental health workers in supporting people experiencing prolonged grief in a therapeutic setting.
Developed for people working in mental health care, Application of Prolonged Grief Theories explores evidence-informed treatment options and the tools developed by key grief and bereavement academics and therapists.
The successful completion of Griefline’s Understanding Prolonged Grief Training Program is a prerequisite to accessing this course.
This course is recognised by Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) and contributes to Category A CPD hours.
What you'll learn
- Assess the extent of a client’s distress and functional capacity by using validated assessment tools.
- Differentiate between prolonged grief disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder and depression.
- Describe the research focus and evidence-informed therapeutic techniques of key academics pertaining to prolonged grief.
- Practice and apply a range of interventions that can be used in therapeutic settings to target specific client needs.
- Prepare a simple case/problem formulation and treatment plan for a client experiencing prolonged grief disorder (PGD).
- Apply techniques to address emotional dysregulation.