Students learn to apply their counseling skills to issues of grief, loss and trauma. Issues of personal and professional concern for the grief counselor are also addressed. Grief is viewed as part of the individual’s spiritual process. Participants will learn to help individuals complete the tasks of mourning. Skills relevant to grief counseling are practiced.
(Counts as 20 contact hours toward the GLT Certificate.)
Janet Schreiber, Ph.D., is the founder and director of Southwestern College’s Grief, Loss and Trauma Certificate Program. She has taught and trained counselors and other health professionals for over 35 years.