Session Two of Navigating the Grief Experience: A Workshop Series LIVE WEBINAR
Session two of the Navigating Grief series introduces ritual and ceremony pertaining to grief and gives participants the opportunity to discuss, share and learn about these aspects of supporting grief.
Learn about different cultural approaches to the grieving process
Understand the differences between ceremony and ritual
Explore the relative absence of grief ritual and ceremony in U.S. culture
Consider how ceremony and ritual could be applied in personal and professional contexts.
Presented by: Adrian Matt Zytkoskee, PhD and Theresa Skaar, PhD
Dr. Matt Zytkoskee has taught writing in university and community settings since 2007 and focuses his work upon narrative medicine and the use of writing as a therapeutic practice. Beyond his education in this area, as a widower, Dr. Matt has personally used these techniques to support and guide his own healing process.
Dr. Theresa B. Skaar is an educator and qualified mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) teacher. Theresa focuses on connection and mindfulness in her research, specifically exploring sensitive topics such as grief, aging, death, and dying. She is passionate about connection, and the experiences that we all share that can be difficult to talk about. Theresa is committed to bringing light to these challenging topics.
Continuing Education Units:
This training is approved for 2 CEUs by the following professional organizations:
National Association of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)*
International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC)
*CASAT has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6492. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CASAT is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Nevada Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug, & Gambling Counselors
Nevada State Board of Nursing
Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors
State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers
The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in our courses are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of CASAT.