11-12 p.m. Saturday Sept. 14th
This training will follow the Mental Health Counseling Group of Rochester’s Chapter meeting (10-11 a.m.)
Instructor: Lynn Acquafondata, LMHC, D.Min, specializes in grief and family conflict. She is in private practice with Crossbridge Counseling and owner of Crossbridge Wellness Affiliates. She has worked with grieving people as individuals, as families and in support groups for more than 20 years in various settings including hospital and hospice chaplaincy, mental health counseling and congregational ministry.
University of Rochester, Warner School/ LeChase Hall Room 215
500 Wilson Blvd Rochester, NY 14627
Registration: Register here.
Credits: 1 NYS CEU
- Learn the basic characteristics and process of grief using four different models of grieving.
- Learn the difference between normal and complicated grief.
- Learn how grief can be an underlying cause or a major contributing factor to many mental illnesses.
- Learn a variety of grief interventions and tools for individual and family counseling.
- Be introduced to research on the benefits and potential drawbacks of medication for people who grieve.