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Wounded Healer: Navigating the Loss of a Client or Colleague


Credit Available - See CEs/Contact Hours tab below.

Average Rating:
   80
Category:
Grief and Loss |  Care & Counseling: Elective Courses |  Certificate Program: Online Trauma-Informed Clinical Foundation |  Certificate Program: Trauma-Informed Care & Counseling |  Online Trauma-Informed Clinical Foundation: Elective Courses |  Trauma and PTSD
Trainer:
Day Cummings, LCSW, RN
Course Levels:
Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced
Duration:
3 hours
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Apr 26, 2021



Description

Experiencing the loss of those we care about can be a traumatic event that can be difficult and misunderstood. But what happens when a client or coworker dies? In such cases we often are left with feelings of inadequacy for ourselves and those we work with or supervise.

This workshop will address those issues and provide concrete interventions for both ourselves and our colleagues.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the characteristics of adult bereavement.
  2. Compare and contrast adult bereavement with the unique characteristics related to loss of a client or coworker.
  3. Apply supportive interventions to help staff impacted by the loss.
  4. Develop your own sense of self and provide self-care.

Customer Service

We are happy to respond to any concerns or questions you may have. Please contact us at by email at sw-ce@buffalo.edu or by phone at 716-829-5841.

ADA Accommodations: If you require any support for your ADA needs in the United States, please contact us by email at least 3 weeks prior to the event by email at sw-ce@buffalo.edu or by phone at 716-829-5841.


CEs/Contact Hours


NYSED LMSW & LCSW CEs/Contact Hours

University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0001. Continuing education Self-Study contact hours: 3


NYSED LMHC CEs/Contact Hours

University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0008. Continuing education Self-Study contact hours: 3


NYSED LMFT CEs/Contact Hours

University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0007. Continuing education Self-Study contact hours: 3


NYSED LCAT CEs/Contact Hours

University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed creative arts therapists #CAT-0003. Continuing education Self-Study contact hours: 3


NYSED PSY CEs/Contact Hours

University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0062. Continuing education Self-Study contact hours: 3


UBSW - NYS OASAS

NYS OASAS Provider #0045: 3 hours for CPP & CPS Initial, Section 1; CASAC, CPP & CPS Renewal.


UB Online Trauma-Informed Clinical Foundation Certificate- elective course

3  Hours


UB Trauma-Informed Care & Counseling Certificate- elective course

3  Hours



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Trainer

Day Cummings, LCSW, RN's Profile

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Day Cummings, LCSW, RN, is in private practice in Hamburg New York, and has extensive experience working with children and families coping with grief and loss. She entered the field of social work after being a registered professional nurse for 25 years in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Oishei Children’s Hospital of Buffalo. While working as a nurse she was driven to begin working in the field of bereavement, Day began a support group for women who had lost their mother’s as children which led to a career move into social work. While attending graduate school at UB, she took her desire to work in the area of bereavement one-step further and founded Circle of Daughters Inc., a non-profit organization that offers support services and individual therapy to children, adolescents and adults who have experienced a loss. Today, along with her dog Isabella, she serves a variety of individuals and families with loss related issues. Day previously worked at the Lee Gross Anthone Child Advocacy Center in Buffalo as a therapist with sexually abused children and severely physically abused children. She also works as part-time faculty at the UB School of Social Work as well as a group facilitator with Stone’s Buddies at Oishei Children’s Hospital. In 2015, NASW NYS recognized her as Social Worker of the Year.


Equipment Requirements

Required Hardware
- A computer (desktop/laptop) or mobile device (smartphone/tablet).


Internet Connection
- A stable Internet connection of 56K or greater is required. (However, please note that a 56K connection may degrade the quality of your experience.)


Any questions about these requirements or other technical questions can be directed to sw-ce@buffalo.edu.

Self-Study Cancellation Policy

Self-Study Courses: Participants have up to 72 hours from purchase to contact the Office of Continuing Education by email and request a refund.

Completion Requirements

This course requires you to view the entire course and pass a quiz at 80%. You may take the quiz up to 3 times. There is no partial credit for partial attendance.

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