Principles of Counseling the Bereaved in the Community
Instructor: Katherine Bayne, MA
Course Dates: Monday, Nov. 4 to Sunday, Dec. 1
Class Meetings: Saturdays, 7:00 PM ET
Course Description: A course designed for those in pastoral work, principles of tending to the needs of the bereaved in a variety of setting: pastoral and counseling intervention, community happenstance, coven groups and others. Week 1 reviews basic principles. Week 2 covers grief as it appears in community settings. Week 3 covers techniques to be used in the circumstances mentioned. Week 4 wraps up with specific concerns in bereavement counseling NMR communities.
Recommended Reading: Robert A. Neimeyer, Techniques of Grief Therapy (Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement) 1st Edition ISBN-13: 978-0415807258, ISBN-10: 0415807255
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