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Our Most Requested Topics
Palette of Grief®: The Art of Coping With Compassion Fatigue through . . . Growth, Resiliency, Ideas, Energy, and Flexibility
But I Didn't Say Goodbye: Helping Communities Cope When Tragedy Strikes
Becoming a Group Facilitator
Titles can change depending upon the conference theme
KEYNOTE: Palette of GRIEF®: The Art of Coping with Compassion Fatigue Through . . .
This fun presentation has been developed to provide professionals with techniques to deal with their stress. The Acronym focuses on Growth, Resiliency, Ideas, Energy, and Flexibility. You will learn the significance of personal growth and building resiliency. Realize how creative ideas, energy, and cognitive flexibility helps you to actively problem solve to manage your stress while helping others. Take this time to celebrate your important role and learn effective ways to prevent burnout and compassion fatigue. If you want to recognize strategies to enhance resiliency so you can continue supporting others, this presentation is for you!
List stressors that throw you off balance
Distinguish between family stress, self-induced stress, job stress, and compassion stress
Describe how the cumulative trauma of those you support can cause compassion fatigue
Evaluate resilient coping strategies to avoid burnout and compassion fatigue
Identify creative ways to build resiliency
Design an action plan that focuses on taking care of yourself
TRAINING: But I Didn't Say Goodbye: Helping Communities Cope When Tragedy Strikes
Is it possible to bounce back from loss and a life changing event? This must attend program will offer tools and strategies to cope after a suicide, homicide, accident, disaster, terrorist act, and a public tragedy. Through practical information and engaging activites, you will identify resilient ways to help survivors and victims cope. During this training, you will identify general strategies for promoting mental health and resilience when tragedy strikes.
Describe common responses after a suicide and homicide
Recognize the experience of survivors after a disaster, terrorist act, mass trauma, or public tragedy
List strategies for healing after a sudden violent death in your community
Review the determinants that influence the way individuals grieve when tragedy stikes
Give examples of effective communication techniques in a time of crisis
Examine the connection between resiliency and post traumatic growth
WORKSHOP/TRAINING: Becoming a Group Facilitator
This presentation is based on Barbara Rubel's upcoming book, Facilitating Bereavement Support Groups. Participants will learn ways to plan, design, and structure groups. Learn the role of bereavement support group facilitators while identifying support group facilitator values and ethics. Explore ways to offer compassionate support to the bereaved while preventing compassion fatigue in yourself.
Describe your support group's purpose and mission statement
List the stages of group development
Arrange your group structure from the welcoming statement to the formal closing
Illustrate effective communication techniques and barriers to group effectiveness
Review a code of ethics for bereavement support group facilitators
Describe how resilience, strength and growth positively influence the group
Create an action plan to cope with stress, burnout and compassion fatigue