Understanding Grief

(In-person course on 11-Nov-2024 - 1pm to 4:30pm)

Course Description

An introduction to grief theory and practice for carers and caring professionals. Participants will explore how grief impacts children, families and communities and learn how to facilitate healthy grieving.

Course Overview

This grief training focuses on understanding grief. The participant will be introduced to grief theory, grief in the context of child development, the impact of grief in families and communities. Participants will learn and discuss complicating factors for grief and explore through theory and practice, some strategies and tools that will strengthen how they support young people and families through their grief. Participants will also learn about making a referral, seeking support and importantly, how to take care of themselves while supporting someone in their grief.

Make sure you only enrol up for the course if you can attend, as we have limited spots!

Also, after the enrolment, don't forget to generate the Humanitix ticket to reserve your spot (this is the first activity of the course player)

If you have decided to participate, but something unforeseeable happens, try to notify us a week in advance if possible by email
(bookings@smg.net.au)

Topics

3.5 Hours

Comprehensive Exploration

  • 3 Topics
  • 1 Course Evaluation
  • 1 Certification

Make sure you only enrol up for the course if you can attend, as we have limited spots!

Also, after the enrolment, don't forget to generate the Humanitix ticket to reserve your spot (this is the first activity of the course player)

If you have decided to participate, but something unforeseeable happens, try to notify us a week in advance if possible by email
(bookings@smg.net.au)

Topic 1

The impact of grief and loss for individuals, families and community.

Topic 2

Understanding common and complex grief reactions.

Topic 3

Tools and strategies to support healthy grieving.

Jacob Mangelsdorf

Key Learning Outcomes 

A foundational understanding of grief and loss, and how it impacts individuals, families and communities.

Foundational understanding of complicated grief and trauma.

Understanding of how to support a person through grief.

Meet the instructor

Jacob Mangelsdorf

Hi I’m Jacob Mangelsdorf: I’ve been a professional counsellor since 2008, I’m clinically registered with PACFA. I’m experienced as a grief and trauma specialist counsellor as well as experienced in mental health, addictions, experienced working with families, couples, children and young people. Throughout my professional career I’ve developed various training and information sessions with a focus on being useful. I’ve been with SMG since April 2023 in a training and education role.