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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 (This event is over)
9:00 - 3:30pm


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.


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