Topics of the Workshops Provided

Support for Frontline Workers

  • Loss and Grief and the Psychological Practice

  • The Role of Volunteers in Palliative Care

  • Loss and Nurses Caring for the Self in Cancer Services

  • The Journey of Carers and Patients

  • Dealing with Death and Suicide Threats in the Army Unit

  • Sudden Death and the Army

  • Loss and Caring for Those Facing Military Stressors

  • Loss and the Police Peer Supporter

  • Loss and the HPE Teacher

  • Loss, Grief and the Social Worker

  • Pastoral Care Health Settings: Concerns, Issues and Possibilities

  • Loss in the Life and Work of a Priest / Understanding Loss in the Context of Pastoral Care

  • Loss, Grief and the Layworker

  • Dealing with Potential Death of Research Participants

  • Death of a Baby or Child: The Impact on Staff.

  • Care of Staff Facing Loss

  • Loss in the World of Centrelink

  • Loss and Administrative Staff: Caring for the Self in Hospital Settings.

  • Loss, Grief and the Pharmacist

  • Loss and Grief in Various Adverse Life Situations

  • Grief and Amputation / Sudden Death and Disablement

  • Loss and Substance Abuse

  • Women and Relationship Breakdown

  • Living with Changed Expectations

  • Loss and Incarceration – How can Pastoral Care Help?

  • Loss in the Prison Population.

  • Two Intersecting Pathways: Death and Non-death Loss

 

Health Losses

  • Loss, Rehabilitation and Chronic Conditions

  • Loss, Health Care and Compassion.

  • Living with Arthritis

  • Loss and Renal Bereavement/ Loss and Kidney Failure

  • Parents, Children, Parenting, Grandparenting and CF

  • Living and Loss and CF

  • Grief and the CF Adult

  • Aged Care and Loss

  • Loss and Later Life.

  • Loss, Patients and Illness

  • Women, Loss and Substance Abuse

Loss Trauma and Disaster/Sudden Loss

  • Suicide, Trauma and Sudden Deaths

  • Caring for Victims of Crime

  • Loss and Domestic Violence

  • Talking to People on Work Sites Who Have Witnessed an Accident

  • Loss, Grief and Road Trauma

  • Suicide and the School Community

  • Grief, Loss and Suicide Intervention and Postvention

  • Tough Issues of Care After Suicide of a Significant Other

  • Postvention and Integrated Care: Respect, Understanding & Enablement

  • Building and Enhancing Care across the Community: Postvention Care in the Context of Broader Therapy Processes

  • Dealing with the Loved Ones and Close Associates of Deceased or Seriously Injured Persons

  • Care for those Following Disaster and Trauma

  • After the Flood: The Long Term recovery of people and their communities

  • Grief Counselling in the State Coronial System.

  • Psychological Support during Traumatic Events: Trauma, Loved Ones and Being Carers

  • Grief and Trauma: Uncomfortable Bed Fellows.

Death and Palliative Care

  • Psychological Aspects of Palliative Care

  • Beyond Death and Dying: Encounters with Grief and Loss

  • Delivering Death Messages / How to tell someone they’re dying

  • Dealing with Important Moments around Dying

  • Dealing with Dying in our Living

  • The Journey with Loss: Anticipatory Grief

  • Loss and Grief: Its Pain and Its Healing in the Journey through Palliative Care

  • Developing A Community Palliative Training Program

  • Loss and Community Nursing in Palliative Care.

  • Loss and Grief, Palliative Care and GPs.

  • A Paediatric Palliative Care Program: The Dream and the Work Ahead

  • Living with Dying and Death in the School Community

  • Spiritual Care in Palliative Care

Children and Young People

  • Children Adolescents and Loss

  • Children, Loss and the Childcare Worker

  • Loss in the School Setting

  • Adolescents and Addiction: What Loss can Teach Us about their Care?

  • Adolescents and Loss: A Mental Health Promotion Tool in Secondary Schools

  • Young People and Suicide

  • Bereaved Siblings

  • Young People and Family Breakdown

  • Loss, Foster Carers and Children in Care

  • Children and Loss: The Challenges of Working with At-Risk Families

  • Loss, Foster Carers and Children in Care

  • Loss and Families Living with Children with Life-Limiting Conditions

  • Relationships between Teachers and Kids: In Drug Education, They do Matter

  • Understanding and Caring for our Children when they must Face their own Stories of Loss and Grief

  • Children and Grief in Psychiatry

 

Loss in the Community

  • Support for the Bereaved in a Mining Community

  • Using Loss and Grief to Unify the Community and Build Capacity

 

Loss and Disability

  • Grief and Caring for the Adult with an Intellectual Disability

  • Acquired Brain Injury and Loss

  • Loss, Grief and Families Living with Severe Disability

  • Loss in the World of Cerebral Palsy

Working with People Facing Loss

  • Counselling and Grief

  • Care of the Bereaved

  • Managing Death

  • Care for those Facing Grief and Loss

  • Family and Grief

  • Current Development In Grief and Bereavement Work

  • Building Capability in Grief Support and Management – Key Essentials

  • Supporting Those Who Grieve – Empowering the Community

  • Redefining Spirituality: Spirituality As An Intervention Tool

  • Working with People with Traumatic Loss

  • Care for Survivors and Caregivers

  • Counselling for Postvention: How Narrow is Our Focus?

  • Caring for Those Affected by Loss Across the Globe.

  • The Art and the Science of Caring for Complicated Grief

  • Understanding and Responding to Prolonged Grief Disorder.

Grief Theory/Neuroscience

  • The Theory of Grief

  • The Many Paths Through Grief

  • Loss and Grief: Theoretical Implications and Current Debates

  • Loss, Grief and Lament

  • Grief, Loss and the Language of Pain

  • In the devastation of loss, the unity of loss

  • The Lived Experience of Loss: Its Paradoxes

  • When does Grief become Mental Illness?

  • Grief and Loss: Integrating Concept in Psychology.

  • Integrated Theory: How does it make sense in counselling practice?

  • Loss: An Integrating Concept for Mental Health Care

  • Psychology of Loss –The Grief Journey

  • Developing A Framework for Loss

  • Understanding the Whole Person’ Directions for Future Research and Training

  • Using an Integrative Loss Framework in Assessment and Intervention Planning in Care Around Suicide

  • Grief and Loss in Many Settings: From the Brain to Practice.

  • Neuropsychology and Counselling Approaches

  • Understanding our Brain in Sensitive Communication.

 

Loss and Culture

  • Multiculturalism and Loss

  • Indigenous People and Loss

Child Bearing Issues

  • Infertility, IVF and Grief

  • Miscarriage Stillbirth and Infant Loss

  • Coping with Childbearing Difficulties

  • Perinatal Bereavement – Some Recent Developments

  • Perinatal Loss and Sensitive Nursing Communication

  • Grief and the Issues of Adoption

  • Adoption Assessment Using a Loss Perspective.