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Creative Interventions for Grieving Clients

CE Hours 2

About this course

Discover the transformative power of creative interventions in working with grieving clients. In this training, you'll explore innovative strategies for integrating art therapy, music therapy, writing, journaling, and poetry into your practice. Learn to design comprehensive treatment plans, evaluate effectiveness, and navigate ethical considerations. Through interactive exercises and case studies, discover their effectiveness in promoting emotional expression and healing for grieving clients. Acquire practical skills in applying tailored exercises to support clients on their grief journey. What to bring to the Workshop: Art Supplies you are comfortable using such as crayons, colored pencils, markers, oil pastels, pens, pencils, gel pens, and chalk pastels. Unlined Paper or Journal for art processes and notes Nice Pen

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the therapeutic benefits of creative interventions in the grief process.
  • Create innovative strategies for integrating creative interventions into grief counseling practices, considering emerging research and best practices.
  • Apply knowledge of creative interventions to design comprehensive treatment plans for grieving clients.
  • Critically evaluate the ethical considerations involved in using creative interventions in working with grieving clients.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of creative interventions in promoting emotional expression and healing for grieving clients.
  • Apply writing, journaling, poetry, and visual arts exercises tailored to meet the needs of grieving clients.

Learning Levels

  • Beginner and Intermediate, all levels are welcome

Target Audience

All mental health professionals welcome.

Course Instructor(s)

  • Kelly Daugherty, LCSW-R, FT, GC-C, BC-TMH

    Kelly Daugherty, a seasoned social worker with over two decades in the clinical field, is a Fellow in Thanatology, specializing in death, dying, and bereavement. Anchored in Malta, NY, she owns Greater Life Grief Counseling, LCSW, and the Center for Informed Grief, LLC. Kelly co-owns Healing Strides, LLC, where emotional and physical well-being intersects in a unique 7-week program for grieving women. Kelly is also a contributing author of "Holistic Mental Health" and "Brave Kids," and lead author in the collaborative book "The Grief Experience: Tools for Acceptance, Resilience and Connection" set to release in February. She is dedicated to revolutionizing grief support by offering tools and insights to individuals and professionals alike.
    Connect with Kelly: https://linktr.ee/kellydaugherty

  • Tracy M. Gilbert, ATR-BC, LMHC

    Tracy Gilbert, ATR-BC, LMHC is a Board Certified Art Therapist and NY Licensed Mental Health program. After working in clinics, non-profits, schools, and hospital settings for 15 years, in 2018 Tracy established a private practice specializing in teens and younger adults who were facing struggles with anxiety, life transitions, and trauma. After guest lecturing and presenting at Russell Sage College multiple times, Tracy was invited to be an Assistant Professor and Program Director for the Creative Arts in Therapies/Expressive Arts in Mental Health program. She continues to maintain a small private practice so that she can be current in her teaching methods. Tracy has a working knowledge (read: rusty fluency) of American Sign Language and is a very beginner at Spanish. She is an avid reader and painter and loves to sing in the car.

Disclosure

Erena DiGonis and planners have no financial disclosures or commercial bias or promote commercial interests during CE activities.

References

  • Barbara Rubel, MS, BCETS, DAAETS. (2024). Palette of Grief®. In Griefwork Center, Inc. (pp. 2–3). https://www.griefworkcenter.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/12/PALETTE-OF-GRIEF2024.pdf
  • Beaumont, S. L. (2013). Art Therapy for Complicated Grief: A focus on Meaning-Making Approaches. Canadian Art Therapy Association Journal/˜the œCanadian Art Therapy Association Journal, 26(2), 1–7. https://doi.org/10.1080/08322473.2013.11415582
  • Crowley, K. (n.d.). The Personal is Poetic: A Case for Poetry Therapy. DigitalCommons@UMaine. https://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/honors/483
  • Gold, R. P., & Jordan, E. (2018). Grief, poetry, and the sweet unexpected. Death Studies, 42(1), 16–25. https://doi.org/10.1080/07481187.2017.1370413
  • Hilliard, R. E. (2007). The effects of Orff-Based music therapy and social work groups on childhood grief symptoms and behaviors. ˜the œJournal of Music Therapy/Journal of Music Therapy, 44(2), 123–138. https://doi.org/10.1093/jmt/44.2.123
  • Larsen, L. (2022). Letter writing as a clinical tool in grief psychotherapy. Omega, 89(1), 222–246. https://doi.org/10.1177/00302228211070155
  • Małecka, K., & Bottomley, J. S. (2020). Grief memoirs: The familiarity of helping professionals with the genre and its potential incorporation into grief therapy. Death Studies, 46(4), 842–850. https://doi.org/10.1080/07481187.2019.1705938
  • Matthews, A. (2019). Writing through grief: Using autoethnography to help process grief after the death of a loved one. Methodological Innovations, 12(3), 205979911988956. https://doi.org/10.1177/2059799119889569
  • Nan, J. K., Pang, K., Lam, K., Szeto, M. M., Sin, S. F. Y., & So, C. (2018). An expressive-arts-based life-death education program for the elderly: A qualitative study. Death Studies, 44(3), 131–140. https://doi.org/10.1080/07481187.2018.1527413
  • Neimeyer, R. A. (2015). Techniques of grief therapy: Assessment and Intervention. Routledge.
  • Nelson, K., Lukawiecki, J., Waitschies, K., Jackson, E., & Zivot, C. (2022). Exploring the impacts of an art and narrative therapy program on participants’ grief and bereavement experiences. Omega, 003022282211117. https://doi.org/10.1177/00302228221111726
  • Or, M. B., & Garti, D. (2018). Art therapist’s perceptions of the role of the art medium in the treatment of bereaved clients in art therapy. Death Studies, 43(3), 193–203. https://doi.org/10.1080/07481187.2018.1445138
  • Stroebe, M. (2018). The Poetry of Grief: Beyond scientific portrayal. Omega, 78(1), 67–96. https://doi.org/10.1177/0030222818792706
  • Stuckey, H. L., & Nobel, J. (2010). The Connection Between art, Healing, and Public Health: A Review of Current literature. American Journal of Public Health, 100(2), 254–263. https://doi.org/10.2105/ajph.2008.156497

CE Process Info

Content

  • Materials
    2 parts
    • Audio recording 1
    • Video recording 2
  • Handout
    2 parts
    • Poem and Playlist
    • Handout

CE Approvals

  • New York State Education Department's State Board for SW (NYSW)

    EngagedMinds 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-0676.

  • National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

    EngagedMinds Continuing Education has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7455. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. EngagedMinds Continuing Education is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

  • New York State Education Department's State Board for LMHC (NYS LMHC)

    EngagedMinds 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-0284.

  • New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners (NYS LMFT)

    EngagedMinds 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-0117.

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  • Publication Date
    Jul 2nd, 2024

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