The 411 on Professional Grief and Trauma Counseling

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Professionals who work with the bereaved understand that traumatic and sudden loss present particular challenges. This presentation will address the characteristics of traumatic loss, explore the signs and symptoms that warrant professional support, and address some of the most common and evidenced-based techniques that professionals can draw on in providing therapy for grief and trauma.


Jon K. Reid, PhD, LPC, FT

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Continuing education credit (1.5 hours) is available from a variety of professional boards for $25 per certificate. Instructions for obtaining your certificate will be provided at the end of the program.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify characteristics of persons with traumatic loss.
  2. Select evidenced-based techniques to work therapeutically with traumatic loss.
  3. Apply a two-process model for coping with loss.

Click here to view the full program information sheet, including board approvals list.


Dr. Jon K. Reid is a professor of clinical mental health counseling at Southeastern Oklahoma State University; he is an experienced counselor and has provided counseling in public schools, churches, psychiatric hospitals, and agencies. He served as supervisor of grief counselors for a summer camp for bereaved children and has consulted with earthquake survivors in China. In addition to his presentation for TAPS Annual Memorial Day Seminar, he has made professional presentations in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, and Barbados. Dr. Reid served as President of the Association for Death Education and Counseling (2013-2014), is a National Certified Counselor, earned a Ph.D. in Family Studies (1990 Texas Woman’s University), and has been a faculty member in the Department of Behavioral Sciences at Southeastern Oklahoma State University for over 25 years. Dr. Reid has been published in several professional journals; and draws inspiration from his work in helping bereaved persons to live a meaningful life in spite of painful losses.

How do I view the webinar?

Viewing instructions will be emailed to you several times in the days leading up to the webinar.

How can I contact the organizer with questions?

Email or call 800-959-8277.

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