Academy of Human Development

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UEN No/CPE Reg No: 199900986N
(Reg. Period: 19 May 2020 to 20 May 2024)

An Integrative Model for the Grief and Loss Series - Reconstructing the Shattered Pieces in the Valley of Death

INTRODUCTION

In the course of counselling, you may come across clients who struggle with restoring their lives after losing their loved ones through different modes of death. This training will introduce an integrative model from the meaning reconstruction perspectives and equip you with the necessary tools to enable clients to reconstruct their shattered lives in the aftermath of loss.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

This course will help participants to:

  • Conceptualize the impacts of loss on one’s life using an integrative theoretical model
  • Apply meaning reconstructive intervention tools to facilitate one’s post-loss adjustments

COURSE CONTENT

  • Restorative Retelling of A Loss Story
    • To revisit the event story of loss
  • Externalizing the Inner Pain
    • To reclaim one's life and self
  • A BRACE for the Lost Footing
    • To regain the lost grounding
  • Loss Epicentres in Life
    • To review one's loss history

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Community/outreach workers, befrienders/volunteers, school personnel, chaplaincy/pastoral staff, helping professionals, and people who are keen in rendering grief support.

Award

Participants who meet 80% class attendance will be awarded a Certificate of Accomplishment by the Academy of Human Development in collaboration with Portland Institute.

Certification

This workshop is eligible to earn Credits for 1 Core Course for all PI Certification Programmes and 3 Techniques Modules towards Certification in Grief Therapy as Meaning Reconstruction or Certification in Family-Focused Grief Therapy offered by the Portland Institute for Loss and Transition (PI), Portland, OR, United States. For certification enquiries, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

COURSE FEES

Fees S$

Course Fee (Nett)

$725

Early Bird Course Fee (Nett) *Register and payment 2 months before course start date

$650

 

Subsidies/ Funding S$

VCF pre-approved funding at 45% per pax for Singaporeans/PR Social Service Organisation Staff (Ref No. PAS00002307, End date of approval: 25 Jan 2022

$326.25

 

TRAINER

Dr Carolyn Ng, PsyD, FT maintains a private practice, Anchorage for Loss and Transition (for more information, please visit: www.anchorage-for-loss.org).  She also serves as Associate Director and Faculty with the Portland Institute for Loss and Transition in Portland, OR, United States.  Previously, she was a Principal Counsellor with the Children’s Cancer Foundation in Singapore, specialising in cancer-related palliative care and bereavement counselling support.  She is a registered counsellor, master clinical member and approved clinical supervisor with the Singapore Association for Counselling (SAC).  She is also a Fellow in Thanatology (FT) registered with the Association of Death Education and Counselling (ADEC), USA; as well as a consultant to a cancer support and bereavement ministry in Sydney, NSW, Australia.  She is certified in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy and Narrative Therapy as well.

Carolyn first graduated with Bachelor of Arts from the University of New South Wales, Australia, majoring in psychology, followed by Master of Social Science (Counselling) from the Edith Cowan University, Australia and a Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry (Conflict Management) from the Trinity Theological Seminary, USA.  She subsequently completed her doctoral training in psychology with the California Southern University, USA.  She is also trained in the Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) by the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, USA, community crisis response by the National Organisation for Victim Assistance (NOVA), USA, as well as Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) by LivingWorks, Canada.  She is certified as Advanced Care Planning facilitator as well. 

Her wide counselling experiences cover youth delinquency issues, marital issues, family violence issues, mental health issues, incarceration issues, grief and loss issues, and crisis interventions.  She has varied supervisory experiences with such helping professionals as counsellors, social workers and therapists in diverse settings as well.  She also conducts training workshops and presents on various topics in English, Mandarin and Cantonese, as invited by different organizations both in Singapore and other countries like Malaysia, Taiwan, Bhutan, Australia and United States over the years. 

APPLICATION and ENQUIRIES

Dave Goh

6593 5284

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Course Schedule

Duration 14 Hours
Dates TBC
Timing 9.00am - 5.00pm
Trainer(s) Dr Carolyn Ng