Death, Dying and Bereavement
The course aims to:
Prepare counselors and a wide range of professional care givers for responding sensitively and creatively to end of life and bereavement issues in their therapeutic work. It will also be valuable for those who are dying and their close family members.
Provide helpful theoretical frameworks for thinking, feeling and understanding psychological processes specific to the end of life and bereavement.
By the end of the course students will:
- Identify specific issues faced by people dying; emotional, physical, social, ethical andspiritual.
- Have addressed at least some of their own anxieties and difficulties in relating to death,dying and bereavement.
- Have increased confidence in their ability to support people through the process of dyingand/or grieving.
- Have considered significant differences between guidelines which apply to normal counseling and death and dying work.
- Have considered being a coach and guide as well as a counselor.
- Have explored professional ethics and boundary issues relating to end of life andbereavement.
The course has ten lessons and four on-line tutorials.
The final tutorial forms part of an assessment process for the award of a certificate in endof life therapy.
Extra tutorials can be purchased if required by the student.
Course fee: £450 paid in advance or £500 in 10 instalments of £50.
Extra tutorials £50
Bursaries are available. Please inquire.