Techniques of Grief Therapy - Assessment and Intervention
Author: Robert A. Neimeyer
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Course Created: 2016
Practice Level: Advanced
Robert A. Neimeyer
Robert A. Neimeyer, PhD, is a professor of psychology at the University of Memphis, where he also maintains an active clinical practice. Neimeyer has published 27 books, including Techniques of Grief Therapy: Creative Practices for Counseling the Bereaved and Grief and the Expressive Arts: Practices for Creating Meaning, the latter with Barbara Thompson, and serves as editor of the journal Death Studies. The author of over 400 articles and book chapters and a frequent workshop presenter, he is currently working to advance a more adequate theory of grieving as a meaning-making process. Neimeyer served as president of the Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC) and chair of the International Work Group for Death, Dying, & Bereavement. In recognition of his scholarly contributions, he has been granted the Eminent Faculty Award by the University of Memphis, made a fellow of the clinical psychology division of the American Psychological Association, and given lifetime achievement awards by both the Association for Death Education and Counseling and the International Network on Personal Meaning.
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Techniques of Grief Therapy: Assessment and Intervention offers a set of innovative approaches to grief therapy to address the needs of the bereaved. This course includes a variety of specific and practical therapeutic techniques, each conveyed in concrete detail and anchored in an illustrative case study. There is a section on assessment of various challenges in coping with loss, with inclusion of the actual scales and scoring keys to facilitate their use by practitioners and researchers.
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- describe bereaving process
- discuss how to assess bereavement
- explain how to work with emotion
- list ways to reconstruct the self following loss
- describe how to reorganize the continuing bond
- explain how to facilitate group work
- describe the process of recruiting ritual
- Framing the Work
- Assessing Bereavement
- Coping with Grief
- Attending to the Body
- Working with Emotion
- Reconstructing the Self
- Re-Storying Narratives of Loss
- Reorganizing the Continuing Bond
- Re-Envisioning the Loss
- Mobilizing Systems
- Facilitating Group Work
- Recruiting Ritual
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