7/15 Free CE Event: "The Phone Call that Forever Changed My Life"

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Presented by: Nancy Dunn, RN, MS, CT

July 15, 2020 12:00-1:30pm CDT

1.5 CE Hours*

Audience: LPCs, LACs, Social Workers

Course Description:

Am I going crazy? When will this pain end? Why did this have to happen? These and many other questions are commonly asked or felt when facing the pain of a death or loss. The grief journey oftentimes carries us through a wilderness we would prefer not to venture into. It places us in a “club” we prefer not to be a member of. Join us as the presenter shares her grief journey of the tragic loss of a sibling and how she learned to find a “new normal”. This presentation will assist attendees in understanding the importance of assisting clients with the value of mourning and provide tools/resources to encourage growth and transformation.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define grief and mourning and differentiate the two
  2. Identify at least 3 factors that may impact a person’s grief
  3. Identify at least 3 needs of mourning

Speaker Bio:

Nancy Dunn, RN, MS, CT is the Director of Education for the Louisiana-Mississippi Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (LMHPCO). She is responsible for providing educational products and quality programs with regards to hospice and end-of-life care. Nancy is a registered Nurse and Certified in Thanatology: Death, Dying and Bereavement conferred by the Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC). She has completed the Death and Grief Studies Certification, accredited through Colorado State University and the Center for Loss and Life Transition in Fort Collins, Colorado. Nancy is also qualified as an ELNEC Core Trainer.

*This program has been approved by the Louisiana State Board of Social Work Examiners for 1.5 Clinical continuing education credit hour for social workers through Tulane School of Social Work.