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Ethics in Counseling the Bereaved

December 3: 9:15 am - 12:15 pm

A training for mental health professionals to enhance self-awareness and skill around supporting grieving clients in the clinical setting.

It has been said that the next wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is that of grief. In the wake of a season of loss, many bereaved children and adults are seeking the help of a mental health counselor to process their experience and better manage grief symptoms.

Yet, supporting the bereaved can pose significant ethical dilemmas for clinicians. This in-person training will answer many questions including:

  • When is professional intervention for grief warranted?
  • Do children grieve like adults?
  • How does culture and spirituality impact grief?
  • What changes to bereavement were included in the DSM-V?
  • What is Prolonged Grief Disorder? How do you assess and treat it?
  • How do I manage my own grief while still showing up for my clients?

and more!

After the training, guests will be invited to tour Alive’s Grief Center, which includes a variety of unique counseling spaces including a Creative Room, Imagination Room, and Volcano Room for grieving children.

Presenter: Ali Drescher, MA, LPC, GC-C, Fellow in Thanatology: Death, Dying & Bereavement, Grief Center Director

Cost per participant is just $35.00 for 3 CEUs.

This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers – Tennessee Chapter (Provider Number: NASWTN 2021-0078) for 3.0 continuing education units in ethics.


December 3
9:15 am - 12:15 pm


Alive’s Grief Center
1721 Patterson St
Nashville, TN 37203 United States