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Session 6 Topic – Prolonged Grief Disorder 

March 25, 2021 @ 12:00 am PDT

Presenter – Marney Thompson, RCC, MA, Director of Psychosocial Services, Victoria Hospice
Competencies –
  • Domain 1 – Principles of PC & palliative approach. Utilizes a holistic approach to care with awareness of how illness, death and bereavement impacts all aspects of person’s and family’s functioning.
  • Domain 3 – Communication. Provides the person and family/caregiver bereavement counselling and psychosocial education through evidence-based frameworks, if within role and expertise.
  • Domain 6: Loss, grief, & bereavement. Expert consultant regarding loss, grief, and bereavement. Assesses complex grief reactions and situations, such as multiple loss, traumatic loss, and pre-existing vulnerabilities including mental illness and addiction, abuse, and neglect.
  • Domain 8 – Self care. Understands and attends to the impact of death, dying and bereavement on caregivers (self, family, team, professionals).
  • Identify and define Prolonged Grief and distinguish it from ‘normal’ grief
  • Understand and describe the prevalence and psychosocial correlates of Prolonged Grief
  • Discuss and describe the theoretical orientations and basic interventions used in Complicated Grief Treatment (CGT)


March 25, 2021
12:00 am PDT
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