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The Art of Companioning the Mourner: Care Versus Cure
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Provided by: The Ontario Association of Social Workers, Tubman Funeral Homes, The Ottawa Hospital Social Work Departmen

Date and Time

Wed Mar 7, 2018
9:00 - 3:30pm

Location

2400 Alert Road, Ottawa, ON, K1V 1S1

Event Description

This informative workshop will help us enhance your knowledge and skills related to supporting people experiencing grief and loss. A critical distinction between caring versus curing will be outlined. You will go away with a wealth of knowledge surrounding the transformative nature of grief.

Objectives: Upon completion of ths workshop the participant will be able to:
- Define a broader framework for loss/grief
- Explain the distincrtion between "caring" versus "curing"
- Understand the eleven tenets of "companioning" versus "treating" the mourner
- Identify the concept of "shadow of the ghosts" of grief
- Define six universal needs of mourning

Who should attend?
The conference material is tailored to social workers, psychologists, clergy, chaplains, nurses, funeral home and hospice staff.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
The Hilton Garden Inn offers parking on site. OC Transpo also offers bussing to a stop directly across the road from the hotel.

What's the refund policy?
No refunds after December 6th.

Please register online. See poster for pricing information.

Disclaimer

Events are posted as a free service to the community, however, please note that posting does not imply any endorsement or recommendation of a specific event or organization. Events are posted in the language in which they are received.

This event is listed under these topics

Grief and Bereavement
Professionals
Last modified Oct 27, 2017 2:46pm
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