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Bereavement 101 Seminar

Date & Time

May 6, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Event Location

Event Details

May 6th, 2016
MHPCA office

Rick Deno, Bereavement Coordinator
Ann McClintick, MSW, Bereavement Coordinator Lead
Renee Jenkins, MSW, LCSW, Bereavement Coordinator

12:00 am – 12:30 pm  Registration
12:30 pm – 12:40 pm  Welcome
12:40 pm – 1:50 pm  Grief, Loss, Bereavement & Mourning: Definitions & Reactions – Rick Deno, Bereavement Coordinator
1:50 pm – 2:00 pm   Break
2:00 pm – 2:45  Comprehensive Bereavement Risk Assessments – Rick Deno, Bereavement Coordinator
2:45 pm – 3:30 pm   Necessary Skills  to Help with Grieving Clients – Ann McClintick, MSW, Bereavement Coordinator Lead
3:30 pm – 4:15 pm  Services and Resources  Offered by Bereavement Programs for Support – Renee Jenkins, MSW, LCSW, Bereavement Coordinator
4:15 pm – 4:30 pm   Summary/Evaluation/Q&A

Bereavement 101 is designed to explore various aspects of loss, grief, bereavement and mourning.  The training  will describe the differences between the different types of grief. Also, the training will include physical, emotional, behavioral/cognitive, social and spiritual symptoms of grief. The training will also assist in identifying    strategies to help people who are grieving, as the training reviews the components to a                 comprehensive assessment, various models of grief, and necessary skills for working with bereavement clients. Finally, a general overview of guidelines and services that are typically offered will be discussed, highlighting valuable resources that can assist in providing a successful bereavement program.

Members: $75
Non-members: $100
A late fee of $25.00 will apply after April 23th, 2016.
No refunds but substitutions are welcome.
No lunch will be offered the day of training,
so please be sure to eat prior to attending.

Missouri Hospice & Palliative Care Association is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Missouri Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Missouri Hospice and Palliative Care Association, #1359, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Missouri Hospice and Palliative Care Association maintains responsibility for the program.  ASWB Approval Period: 2/28/2016 – 2/28/2017.   Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

Social workers participating in this course will receive __4__ continuing education clock hours.