Grief is a normal and necessary process that is fundamentally a journey of the heart and soul” ~Dr. Alan D. Wolfelt
This course will offer opportunities for students to practice skills with peers, probono clients, and instructor. Students will receive feedback on peer and probono grief coaching sessions. Classes will include discussions on sessions with feedback from peers and instructor, discussions on challenges that arose in the grief coaching sessions, and “sharing” time to discuss best practices. Peer coaching sessions will be conducted with observations from the instructor, and peers. Individualized instructor sessions will be conducted with students to discuss areas of growth and development. Students are encouraged to present “real life” situations in class for feedback, support, and suggestions. Students will utilize a variety of coaching strategies that can help grieving clients find hope and healing, tap into their strengths, visualize their new future and reality, and embrace possibilities to survive, and ultimately thrive.
Case studies, peer coaching sessions, observations by the instructor and peers, and probono coaching sessions will be implemented in this course.
At the end of the course, students will be able to:
You must have completed:
Grief Coaching AND one of the following