November 28, 2022 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Virtual Event
Pacific Southwest Mental Health Technology Transfer Center

PS MHTTC Event: Getting Grief Ready at Work – A Starter Kit Workshop Series

Join the Pacific Southwest Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (PS MHTTC) as we approach what many celebrate at the “holiday season” to explore how we can utilize the starter kit in our own management, supervision, and leadership. The winter holidays are generally a time when family and friends gather for celebration and the absence of someone who died can be particularly distressing. It can be a particularly difficult time for those who are grieving, even if the death occurred more than a year prior.

By exploring the Starter Kit, we can be ready and responsive, and help cultivate a grief-sensitive culture. This two part workshop series offers a text-study exploration of the Starter Kit (released in March, 2022)

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Both sessions will be held from 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Pacific Time.

Session 1: Grief Readiness: The Basics & How Grief Impacts our Workforce • Self-reflection: How Grief Ready am I? Is my Team? Is my System? • Approaching Grief Readiness with a Power Analysis: Cultural Sensitivity and Anti-Racism at Work

Session 2: Implementation Science and Grief Readiness at Work: The Stages to Navigating and Confronting Loss at Work • Being a Manager, Supervisor, or Leader in the Context of Loss • Crafting a Grief Readiness Plan (including: Exploring your Bereavement Leave Policies Each session includes opportunities to engage in questions, discussion, and discourse with our faculty and each other.

•Supervisors, managers, directors, administrators, and leadership of school and mental health organizations and agencies
•Human resources professionals
•Mental health and school mental health providers (e.g., therapists, social workers, peer support professionals)
•Technical assistance providers, coaches, consultants
•Anyone else interested in being grief sensitive at work

You can choose to attend one or more of the following sessions.

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