Grief Counseling Training

on the East Coast

Training and Certification in

Grief Therapy as Meaning Reconstruction

May 7-11, 2021

Bon Secours in Baltimore, MD

5-Day Grief Therapy Learning Retreat

with Robert Neimeyer, Ph.D. & World-Class Faculty  

Early Bird till January 31, 2021

5-Day Stay-In Registration: $1,500

(Inclusive of accommodation and all meals during the retreat period)

5-Day Non-Stayer Registration: $1,050

(Inclusive of breakfast and lunch during the retreat without accommodation)

Onsite rooms are on first-come-first-served basis.

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.

LOCATION

The 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.

ACCOMMODATION

Turf Valley Resort 

2700 Turf Valley Road

Ellicott City MD 21042

(Only 7 minutes away from Bon Secours)

Website: https://www.turfvalley.com/

Tel: 410-465-1500

Remember to mention "Bon Secours" (for phone booking) or to key in Corp Code "TV270001" (for online booking) to receive the Bon Secours Mercy Health rate of $111.00++/night (subject to room availability upon booking).

Breakfast and lunch are provided at the Bon Secours retreat site during the retreat period, and are included in the Non-Stayer Registration Fee.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

  • Professional learning in meaning-oriented grief therapy

  • Self-renewal and personal growth as a grief therapist
  • Artful Grief Studio, yoga, meditation and more

  • Schedule Overview

  • Program Details

PROGRAM FACULTY​

Robert A. Neimeyer, PhD

Barbara E. Thompson, OTD, LCSW, OTR/L

Wendy Lichtenthal, PhD

Sharon Strouse, MA, ATR-BC, LCPAT

Lara Krawchuk, MSW, LCSW

Doris C. Vaughans, PhD

Carolyn Ng, PsyD, FT, MMSAC, RegCLR

...and more.  See the full List of Presenters here!

PORTLAND INSTITUTE CREDITS

This Learning Retreat offers a range of training sessions that satisfies the different required Components under Portland Institute's Certification Programs:

Certification in Grief Therapy as Meaning Reconstruction:

  • 16 Techniques Modules

  • 2 Case Studies

  • 12 Practicum Studio

Specialized Certification in Art-Assisted Grief Therapy:

  • 3 Core Courses

  • 2 Techniques Modules

  • 4 Practicum Studio

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.

Early Bird till January 31, 2021

5-Day Stay-In Registration: $1,500

(Inclusive of accommodation and all meals during the retreat period)

5-Day Non-Stayer Registration: $1,050

(Inclusive of breakfast and lunch during the retreat without accommodation)

Onsite rooms are on first-come-first-served basis.

For any enquiries, simply email Carolyn.

Meet Our Scholars...

Generously sponsored by the following organizations.

Find out what this special scholarship means to them in their own words!

Platinum Sponsorship

Advanced Behavioral Health Maryland

Baltimore, Frederick, Montgomery,

Carroll and Prince Georges Counties 

Gold Sponsorship

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