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Professional Grief

  • Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital POB Meijer Conf Center 305 Lafayette Avenue Southeast Grand Rapids, MI, 49503 United States (map)

Course Description:

By the conclusion of the lecture participants will:

1.       Identify the distinguishing characteristics of professional grief

2.       Recognize symptoms and consequences of professional burnout

3.       Discuss methods of maintaining professional balance while working in a “high loss work environment”

4.       Describe techniques to process professional grief


Applicable to Social Work Practice:

Some occupations deal with death on a regular basis.  These numerous losses can create a very stressful work environment if professionals are not diligent about processing their emotions and engaging in self-care.  Learning to recognize professional grief and establishing healthy coping strategies can help prevent burnout and help improve patient care.




Course Link:
CE Value (credits): 1
CE Type: Standard

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital

Contact Information:
Bonita Pawloski