Hospice and Clinical Professionals Lunch and Learn with Dr. Hoy

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Hospice and Clinical Professionals Lunch and Learn with Dr. Hoy

February 13 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

  • Making Sense of the Complexity of Grief: Complicated Grief, Prolonged Grief Disorder, or Something Else? (Clinical Professionals)When the American Psychiatric Association codified Prolonged Grief Disorder, the response was swift. As they had been during the years of contemplating the new diagnosis, some clinicians rejoiced at the opportunity to finally “code” what they had been treating for years. Others feared the worst—a rush to pathologize normal grief and the entrance of Big Pharma to create a “grief pill.” In this fast-paced workshop, we’ll untangle the truth of how grief gets complex, and more importantly, how any professional can discern what is a helpful response versus unhealthy coping.Objectives. At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to…
    • Describe the three components of complex grief responses
    • Effectively use the criteria for Prolonged Grief Disorder if it is necessary
    • Deliver appropriate treatment and support responses to complex grief responses
  • 2 CEUs available for Nurses


February 13
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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O’Connor Mortuary
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Laguna Hills, CA 92653 United States
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