SOCHLTH 732 - Working with Grief and Loss

Course code
Working with Grief and Loss
Counselling, Human Services, and Social Work
Delivery modes
Block Intensive
Course director

Jay Marlowe

Course description

An in-depth examination of theoretical and cultural perspectives of grief and loss that includes loss associated with trauma, terminal and chronic illness and suicide. Personal experience of loss will also be explored. Content will include contemporary literature and the examination of evidence-informed interventions that can assist adults and children experiencing grief, loss and change.

Learning outcomes

At completion of this course, students will be able to: Broaden students' perspective of loss and grief beyond death-related loss by examining various types of losses and their impact. Increase students' awareness of the impact that loss experiences have on the development and functioning of individuals and families. Increase students' knowledge of various frameworks for understanding loss and grief and corresponding clinical interventions.

    Currently scheduled classes

    2021 Epsom (Semester 2): On campus block teaching from Wednesday 4 Aug, Thursday 5th Aug, Friday 6th Aug and Thursday 14 October from 9.00 am - 12.00 pm and 1.00 pm - 4.00 pm

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