Grief Counselling Online Course
From: $50.00 Inc GST / week for 16 weeks
This course provides a sound basis for understanding and working with people who are experiencing grief. Develop your understanding of appropriate practices and procedures for Grief Counselling. Topics covered include: Nature and Scope of Grief, Stages of Grief, Grief and different age groups, Adjustment to Bereavement, Abnormal Grief, Preparing for Bereavement, Long-term Grief and more.
This course is suitable for anyone in the situation of providing support to those who are grieving and anyone wanting to gain a deeper understanding of the grieving process.
- Describe the nature and scope of grief and bereavement counselling and individuals’ attitudes to grief.
- To identify through continuing exploration, the meaning and responses of a wide range of loss situations, taking cultural variations into account.
- To describe the different ways that children may respond to grief and to develop appropriate strategies for helping them to cope.
- Determine the different ways that adolescents may respond to grief and to examine how these perspectives have translated into counselling practice
- Describe the different means through which individuals are able to adjust to loss and to consider other options available to them.
- Describe when an individual’s response to grief may be considered abnormal and to discuss methods of assisting such individuals.
- Define the different ways of preparing for grief and bereavement and to consider social, cultural and psychological perspectives.
- Describe separation, loneliness, the effects of long-term grief and long-term counselling support strategies.
Your TutorKaren Gail Ibanez, M.A. Clinical Psychology, B.Sc. Psychology
In 2007, Karen Gail worked as a psychometrician where she administered and interpreted psychological tests in a private neuro-psychiatric clinic and was promoted to junior psychologist after two years where her role changed to psychological assessment and evaluation. By 2009, she started giving training and seminars to affiliate companies of the clinic that she worked for. By 2011, she was promoted again as an assistant psychologist and started with the counseling practice which is one of the clinic’s services. Most of clients she had was for anger management, career counseling as well as family counseling. She resigned from the clinic after eight years but was asked to serve as the clinic’s consultant.
In 2010, worked as an assistant professor in a university where she taught courses in psychology as well as philosophy but mainly focusing on Psychological Testing and Development.