Grief Counseling Training

Earn APA CE Credits, Plus Credits Toward The Portland Institute's Certification In

Grief Therapy as Meaning Reconstruction

5-Day Workshop in Portland, Oregon, USA
With Robert Neimeyer, Ph.D. & World-Class Faculty  

June 17-21, 2019

Portland, Oregon, USA


Single-day & Full-week Registration Now Open!

 REGISTER NOW: SPACE IS LIMITED

Just $950/Full-Week or $195/Day USD!

Earn up to 30 APA approved CE credits for one low price.

Continuing Education (CE) Credits: 

This conference has been reviewed and approved by the American Psychological Association's (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP) to offer Continuing Education (CE) credit for psychologists.  Full attendance is required at each session for which you are claiming CE credit.  Partial credit is not awarded.  The CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the program.

Join us in Portland, Oregon, USA, for our Inaugural Summer Institute, a week-long grief counseling training event that offers close access to an internationally renowned selection of Portland Institute faculty, who provide substantial training in the latest research and practice on meaning-oriented grief therapies. 

 

Drawing on a blend of systematic instruction, practical demonstrations, clinical videos, and small group exercises, every session is designed to deliver "tools you can use" in bereavement support and grief therapy settings. 

GRIEF COUNSELING TRAINING TOPICS

 

Topics range from traumatic death to spiritual struggle in grief, and from ambiguous loss to attachment-informed interventions to promote adaptive continuing bonds. 

SPECIAL EVENTS

 

Special events include an opening reception for full-week participants, an optional tour of the world-famous Dougy Center for grieving children, and Lunch-and-Learn opportunities to connect personally with world-class experts for conversation about topics of mutual interest. 

LOCATION

 

The Summer Institute will be held in the bustling heart of Portland’s city center, at the beautiful and intimate Eliot Center.

ACCOMODATIONS

 

With lots of cultural and natural attractions in the city itself, and many more including  the beautiful Oregon Coast, the Cascades, the renowned Willamette Valley wine region and Mt. Hood only a short drive away, it is worth considering extending the trip to enjoy this unique part of the country.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

 

PROGRAM FACULTY​

Robert A. Neimeyer, PhD

Edward K Rynearson, MD

Laurie Burke, PhD
Darcy Harris, PhD

Lara Krawchuck, MSW, LCSW

Jakob van Wielink, MA

Carolyn Ng, PsyD, FT

Donna Schuurman, EdD, FT

...and more.

PORTLAND INSTITUTE CREDITS

 

Depending on sessions selected, this grief counseling training program satisfies Portland Institute's Certification in Grief Therapy as Meaning Reconstruction credit for up to:

  • 3 Core Courses

  • 8 Techniques Modules

  • 4 Case Studies

  • 4 Practicum Credits

 REGISTER NOW: SPACE IS LIMITED

Just $950/Full-Week or $195/Day USD!

Join us in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, for our 5 Days / 4 Nights Grief Therapy Learning Retreat that offers close access to an internationally renowned selection of Portland Institute faculty, who provide substantial training in the latest research and practice on meaning-oriented grief therapies.  Drawing on a blend of systematic instruction, practical demonstrations, clinical videos, and small group exercises, every session is designed to deliver "tools you can use" in bereavement support and grief therapy settings. 

Program

Come and listen to our Daily Keynote by such field leaders as Robert A. Neimeyer, Barbara Thompson and Wendy Lichtenthal, and select from our specially designed Parallel Program Tracks:

  • Professional training in meaning-oriented grief therapy; 

  • Self-renewal and personal growth as a grief therapist; and

  • Participation in our Artful Grief Studio, yoga, meditation walk, and more...

For more information:

Program Faculty

Robert A. Neimeyer, PhD; Barbara Thompson, OTD, LCSW, OTR/L; Wendy Lichtenthal, PhD; Sharon Strouse, MA, ATR-BC, LCPAT; Lara Krawchuck, MSW, LCSW; Agnieszka Konopka, Phd; Carolyn Ng, PsyD, FT, MMSAC, RegCLR; and more...  See the full List of Presenters here.

Portland Institute Credits

Depending on the sessions attended, you may get credits for up to:

  • 12 Techniques Modules,

  • 2 Case Studies; and/or

  • 10 Practicum Studio.

All the above credits lead to Certification in Grief Therapy as Meaning Reconstruction.

Earn up to 22.5 APA approved CE credits for one low fee.

Continuing Education (CE) Credits: 

This conference has been reviewed and approved by the American Psychological Association's (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP) to offer Continuing Education (CE) credit for psychologists.  Full attendance is required at each session for which you are claiming CE credit.  Partial credit is not awarded.  The CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the program.

Location: The 5-day, 4-night residential Learning Retreat will be held in the Bon Secours Retreat & Conference Center in Baltimore, MD.  Located just minutes from Baltimore and Washington, D.C., this beautiful non-sectarian 300-acre site provides a perfect setting for both a learning conference and a personal retreat.  Please download the following attachments for more information:

Commonly known as "Charm City", and being Maryland's largest city and economic hub, Baltimore is colorful and diverse, with the world-famous Inner Harbor; renowned museums and attractions; award-winning restaurants; a locally loved music scene, and hip and historic neighborhoods.  it is worth considering extending the trip and get ready to explore a truly authentic American city (click here for tourist information).  The many museums and cultural attractions of Washington, DC are also within easy driving distance.

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