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Art of Companioning, Dr. Alan Wolfelt Caregiver Seminar

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London Convention Centre

300 York Street

London, ON N6B 1P8

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Purpose: This informative workshop will help participants enhance their knowledge and skills related to supporting people experiencing grief and loss. Dr. Alan Wolfelt will explore a “companioning” model of bereavement care that recognizes grief as a normal and necessary process that is fundamentally a journey of the heart and soul. Participants will go away with a wealth of knowledge as they explore the transformative nature of grief.

Who Should Attend: This workshop will be helpful to anyone who wants to learn more about essential caregiving principles for caring for grieving persons. It will be particularly helpful to counselors, social workers, clergy, chaplains, nurses and lay ministers. If you know someone who would find this helpful, encourage them to register!

Objectives: Upon completion of this workshop the participants will be able to:

- Explain the Distinction Between “Companioning” versus “Treating” the Mourner

- Articulate Essential Ingredients of the Caregiver

- Describe Unique Influences on Grief

- Define the Six Critical Needs of Mourning

- Identify a Core Body of Knowledge of the Grief Counselor

Agenda: Among the content areas to be explored in this workshop are the following:

  • Introduction: Special Needs of the Mourner in Five Domains
  • Exploring a Broader Framework for Loss
  • Introduction to “Companioning” versus “Treating” the Mourner
  • Inappropriate Assumptions Surrounding Grief and Loss
  • Essential Ingredients of the Caregiver (qualities and skills)
  • Foundations of “Seeking to Understand” the Mourner (Influences,
  • Dimensions, Six Needs)
  • Summary of Caregiver Helping Roles: Support Versus Therapy
  • Four Subcategories of “Complicated” Mourning
  • The Transformative Nature of Authentic Mourning
  • Warning, Challenge, Reminder, Hope

Parking, lunch and refreshments included in your fee. For your records, total cost of $99.93 is made up of $84.07 + $10.30 HST, plus eventbrite charges. If you prefer, you may contact Harris Funeral Home directly (519-433-7253) to pay $95 fee by cheque.

A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION will be issued to each participant upon completion of this seminar.

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300 York Street

London, ON N6B 1P8

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