Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement

 
Presented by Jackie Tarabay, Louise Friend and Margaret Sealey

 The 10775NAT Graduate Certificate in Bereavement Counselling and Interventions (GCBCI) provides contemporary and evidence-informed training in clinical skills and knowledge which are essential for effective bereavement counselling and therapy.

Students will learn how to:

1. Apply concepts of grief and bereavement

2. Provide grief and loss counselling

3. Assess services to support clients’ experiencing bereavement

4. Provide appropriate interventions to support people experiencing complex bereavement

5. Work within a clinical supervision framework

About the presenters: Jackie Tarabay BCouns; GradCertBerCouns? CBP; Cert1VTAE; CBP; Assessment

Jackie Tarabay is a Specialist Bereavement Counsellor, Clinical Supervisor, Trainer and Groups Coordinator at the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement (ACGB). Jackie provides individual counselling to children, adolescents and adults and has years of experience coordinating various support groups, including the facilitation of the Kids Grieve Too (KG2) program. Jackie also creates and delivers workshops, programs and customised training.

Jackie’s therapeutic philosophy toward grief and loss is based on a client lead approach where every person is seen as unique, grieving in their own way and their own time. Jackie focuses on the core qualities of genuineness, empathy and unconditional positive regard in supporting the bereaved. Jackie advocates creating a safe, compassionate and non-judgmental environment to help integrate loss in a way that is both effective and personal. 

Jackie has presented talks at the ACGB National Conference, Australasian Cemetery and Crematorium Association (ACCA), and Good Life Good Death Expo and was a member of the focus group for Palliative Care Australia (PCA). Jackie’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Counselling, a Master Practitioner Certificate in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), a Diploma of Shamanic Studies, Clinical Supervision and a Cert IV in Training and Assessment. Jackie also has studied in a host of other areas including psychotherapy, grief and loss, drama and personal development.

Louise Friend BAppSocSc(Couns)GradCertBerCouns∬ CBP; Cert.1VTAE; MACA 

Louise has over 20 years' experience in counselling in Sydney. Her previous work areas include HIV/AIDS, family violence, crisis intervention, complex trauma, chronic and terminal illness. She currently works in private practice specialising in grief and loss. Louise takes a gentle, compassionate approach in working with her clients to help her them navigate their own individual grief journeys. She helps them to discover ways to live and cope with loss and adjust to a changed life. 

Margaret Sealey (PhD) is a Counsellor, educator, researcher and thanatologist who has worked with vulnerable populations in health settings (palliative care and oncology in particular) for 20 years. During this time she worked at various hospices, the Cancer Council WA, Motor Neurone Disease WA and Alzheimer’s Australia WA supporting clients and family members facing life limiting illness and dementia. 
With a previous background as a registered Nurse, she has undertaken a Bachelor of Psychology (Hons) and postgraduate studies in Counselling. Her PhD research developed a bereavement risk assessment model for use in palliative care using action research. 

Margaret Sealey Margaret Sealey (PhD) is a Counsellor, educator, researcher and thanatologist who has worked with vulnerable populations in health settings (palliative care and oncology in particular) for 20 years. During this time she worked at various hospices, the Cancer Council WA, Motor Neurone Disease WA and Alzheimer’s Australia WA supporting clients and family members facing life limiting illness and dementia. With a previous background as a registered Nurse, she has undertaken a Bachelor of Psychology (Hons) and postgraduate studies in Counselling. Her PhD research developed a bereavement risk assessment model for use in palliative care using action research. 

Total duration of learning hours 662

This training can count towards as 20 hours of Category A CPD.

 For full details regarding the event please go to the website.
 

When
1/07/2021 - 1/07/2022
Where
Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement Online Study

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