Gain the knowledge and skills to confidently and sensitively support clients who are experiencing grief and bereavement.
This workshop is designed for professionals in education, health and care roles who want to gain expertise in the field of grief and bereavement.
It provides participants with knowledge, skills and resources for providing bereavement care and support to clients across a range of services.
At the end of this workshop, you will have gained:
- an understanding of how grief and loss can present differently for different people
- communication skills for working sensitively with grieving clients
- strategies for supporting clients who are experiencing grief and bereavement
- knowledge of why self-care is important.
Clinicians, social workers, community organisation workers, health professionals, youth workers, child and family workers and counsellors at any level of experience.
About the presenter
Lefteris Patlamazoglou is a counselling psychologist and lecturer in psychology and counselling at Monash University. In his counselling practice, and teaching and research work. As a psychologist, Lefteris has worked extensively with clients with issues relating to migration, grief, trauma and LGBTIQA+ identities. He has also worked with clients with a variety of mental health issues, court-ordered parents and their children, and individuals and couples pursuing artificial reproductive treatment. Lefteris has a particular research interest in the wellbeing, grief and belonging of LGBTIQA+ young people and adults and migrant populations. Lefteris adopts the framework of intersectionality, whereby individuals' multiple identities intersect to create novel experiences of mental health and illness, while operating as both protective and risk factors.
- When you register, you'll be taken to our payment gateway to complete your registration. A new account will be automatically created for you in our Learning Management System (Moodle).
- Registrations for scheduled workshops close 48 hours before the event.
- Workshops must be paid for at least 2 business days before the training date, or your registration will be cancelled.
- If paying by invoice, proof of payment needs to be provided at least 24 hours ahead of the event.
Please note that you'll need access to the following to participate in this workshop:
- Desktop or laptop computer
- Reliable internet connection
- Headphones recommended
- Webcam (built in or external to your computer)