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Managing Difficult Situations in Grief Support Groups:

A Continuing Education Workshop for

Austin Grief Volunteers 

Facilitated by:

Brittany Neece, LPC-S, LMFT-S,

Support Group Coordinator at Austin Grief

Wednesday May 8th 

6:00 - 9:00 p.m. 

The Austin Center for Grief & Loss

    2413 Greenlawn Pkwy., Austin, TX 78757

Fee: FREE training however space is limited to 15 participants,

please RSVP below.

3 CEUs and Certificates of Attendance included for LPC, LMFT, LCSW 

The Austin Center for Grief & Loss offers ongoing training to its volunteer facilitators.  Volunteers are expected to attend at least 2 of these special trainings a year.  “Managing Difficult Situations in Grief Support Groups” is a training that provides the opportunity for volunteers to enhance their skills in dealing with difficult situations in a support group. 

This interactive training will cover tips and techniques for managing difficult group dynamics that may arise during and/or outside of support group sessions.  We will discuss and practice effective ways to manage the following issues within a group setting:  

  • monopolizing 

  • fixing 

  • prolonged silenced 

  • side chatter  

  • suicidal ideation  

  • cliques 

  • difficulty transitioning away from group





Brittany Neece, LPC-S, LMFT-S is a private practice clinician and previous Clinical Director for The Austin Center for Grief & Loss. She works with individuals, couples, and families who have experienced significant and/or complicated grief, divorce, and trauma. She is trained in utilizing specific trauma treatment, such as EMDR and Trauma First Aid, as well as couples and family system-based treatments. Brittany has facilitated many grief therapy and support groups, including the Complicated Grief Therapy Group at Austin Grief.

Join us for an evening of enlightenment and learning!