The Process of Grief: A Matter of the Heart
A Continuing Education Presentation
Paula Loring, LCSW and Becca Van Tassel, LCSW-S
Thursday May 17th
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
The Austin Center for Grief & Loss
2413 Greenlawn Pkwy., Austin, TX 78757
Fee: FREE training however space is limited so please RSVP below.
3 CEUs and Certificates of Attendance included for LPC, LMFT, LCSW
Have you been a group facilitator volunteer for a while and want a refresher course? Do you have experiences in grief work that you would like to share? Would you like to learn what the process of grief looks & sounds like in support groups?
Then this presentation is for you!
Objectives: Review of the process of grief and how it manifests in support groups. Develop skills in being present to grief work in support groups. Learn simple activities to facilitate expression and healing grief.
ABOUT THE PRESENTERS:
Paula Loring, LCSW is a licensed psychotherapist. She has been practicing for 40 years, working with adults, children and families. Her specialties include grief work, anxiety, depression, trauma, childhood problems and adolescent adjustment issues. She was the director of Family Bereavement Services at her family's mortuary in San Antonio for 15 years. This program provided support groups and individual and family counseling to the community. She also provided training on local and national levels in the areas of counseling, group work, grief and death and dying. Paula is currently serving as a volunteer at The Austin Center for Grief & Loss, helping to develop training and consultation for staff and volunteers.
Becca Van Tassel, LCSW is the clinical director at The Austin Center for Grief & Loss. She is committed to providing an empathic and welcoming space for those grieving. She is passionate about incorporating art into the therapeutic experience in order to help clients move from loss to life.
Join us for an evening of enlightenment and learning.