June 8, 2023 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Online continuing education workshop

2023 Professional Continuing Education Online Webinar

Grief Explored: Facilitating Growth in Grief in the Adult Population

Thursday, June 8, 2023, from 12:00 PM – 2:10 PM

Online Workshop – Two (2) CE Credits

Fee: $29/person

FREE for Active PBC Volunteer Clinicians

Featured Presenter: Carrie Boone, MSW, LCSW-C, CGP

Session Description: This workshop will explore various elements of grief and loss in the adult population and their impact on determining a client’s growth in their grief journey.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  • Define grief and explore grief theory and the contributions of Dr. John Bowlby, Dr. Parkes and Dr. Elizabeth Kubler-Ross
  • Describe types of grief along with updates to the DSM-5 regarding new diagnosis: PGD prolonged grief disorder
  • Review various elements of culture, gender, and race and the impact they may have on one’s grief journey
  • List 2-3 elements of providing a non-judgmental space for clients and not rushing the grief process.
  • Discuss ways that grief impacts the brain
  • Identify two grief screeners that can be used by clinicians for client care.
  • Analyze case studies for better understanding about grief types and stages and how to further help in the facilitation of growth in grief for adults
  • Define resources that provide support and can assist clients during the grief process.

    Presenter Bio: Carrie Boone, MSW, LCSW-C, CGP

    Psychotherapist Carrie Boone, LCSW-C, is licensed in the state of Maryland. She holds a master’s degree in Social Work. Carrie enjoys motivating and inspiring others to being the best version of themselves.

    Carrie believes that we all possess inner strength and resilience that once channeled, can improve our lives in a positive way. She utilizes a strengths-based and collaborative approach to assist others in recognizing challenges and formulating plans to overcome them. According Abraham Maslow, “In any given moment, we have two options: to step forward into growth or to step back into safety.”

    Carrie has experience in working with a diverse population of clients to navigate complex issues. She holds a certification as a grief professional and enjoys helping others charter their own personal journeys.

    Carrie is also a self-published author of a book about Grief and Loss titled: Unbelievable Grief: Incredible Grace. To check out the latest inspiration Carrie has to offer or to purchase a copy of her book visit her website at www.inspirationbycarrie.com

    Workshop registrants will receive a code prior to the webinar to log on to Zoom and participate in the online session.

    IMPORTANT: Attendance will be monitored. Participants must be logged on to the meeting by the workshop start time and participate in the entire event in order to earn CE credit.

    Pro Bono Counseling is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Pro Bono Counseling maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The Maryland Boards of Social Work Examiners and Professional Counselors and Therapists certify that this program meets the criteria for two (2) credit hours of continuing education for social workers (Category 1), professional counselors, and therapists (Category A) licensed in Maryland.

    CE credit is granted to participants with documented attendance at individual workshops. Attendance is monitored. Credit will not be granted to registrants who log on late or depart early from a session. It is the responsibility of registrants to comply with these requirements.

    By registering for this event, all participants agree to abide by the following code of conduct:

    Workshop Code of Conduct

    Pro Bono Counseling (PBC) is dedicated to providing a positive continuing education experience for everyone of all backgrounds and identities. We do not tolerate disrespectful behavior or harassment of workshop participants, facilitators, or PBC staff in any form. We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of characteristics that include but are not limited to: gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, citizenship, veteran status, pregnancy status, race, ethnicity, or religion. Anyone asked to stop unacceptable behavior is expected to comply immediately. If a participant engages in unacceptable behavior, PBC may take any action it deems appropriate, including warning or expelling the offender from the event with no refund.

    Workshop Views Disclaimer

    The views expressed by the workshop presenter(s) and participants are their own opinions and do not represent Pro Bono Counseling, and do not imply an endorsement of them or the organizations they represent.