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CE Event: Grieving Children & Teens

Grieving Children & Teens: Creative Interventions for Individual and Group Work, featuring Crystal Zelman, LCSW, CCLS, RPT

Common issues for grieving children will be explored, including factors affecting grief and the grief response, tasks of mourning, stages of grief, how grief is expressed and understood at various ages and stages of development, needs of grieving children, and how the grief experience can vary across different religious and cultural backgrounds. A variety of creative & expressive art techniques will be presented for social workers to utilize throughout the stages of bereavement, including anticipatory grief, recent loss, grief over time, and grief in the current climate of COVID-19.

The techniques presented in this workshop can be utilized and adapted in clinical work with individual children/teenagers and groups, as well as families. These interventions provide psychoeducation (for both parents & children), and opportunities for honoring & remembering loved ones, expressing feelings, coping (esteem building), and moving forward (termination). Participants will have the opportunity to explore the activities experientially, utilizing hands-on materials appropriate for use with children and teenagers ages 6-17.


*Please register at least one hour before the webinar starts, so you have time to receive your login information via email. Online programs are not approved for CE hours for LPCs.  

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