Center For Loss & Life Transition
3735 Broken Bow Road
Fort Collins, Colorado  80526
Phone: (970) 226-6050   Fax: 800-922-6051
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Support Group Facilitator Training

Bereavement Support Group Start-Up Package

Bereavement Support Group Start-Up Package

For bereavement support group leaders and participants, this package contains two copies of The Understanding Your Grief Support Group Guide and ten copies each of Understanding Your Grief and The Understanding Your Grief Journal.

2014: December 1-4 (Fort Collins, CO)

2015: August 10-13 (Fort Collins, CO)

2016: July 11-14 (Fort Collins, CO)

Enthusiasm for bereavement support group counseling has burgeoned in recent years. And, while training opportunities that advance our understanding of the bereavement process have become more available recently, less work has been done on the support group models of care. This seminar helps fill this gap; topics covered will include:

  • Support group leadership skills
  • Barriers to effectiveness in support group counseling
  • Detailed guidelines for operational practices (such as size of group, length and frequency of sessions)
  • Development of ground rules
  • Distinguishing open-ended from closed-ended groups
  • Elements of pre-screening group members
  • Intervening with disruptive group members
  • Publicizing your group

This training will also include instruction in a support group model delineated in Alan’s book Understanding Your Grief: Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing Your Heart. Participants will receive a copy of The Understanding Your Grief Support Group Guide.

 

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