Grief Counselling Training

in Singapore

Introduction to Grief

and Its Complications

Earn Credits for 1 Core Course toward

Certification in Grief Therapy as Meaning Reconstruction

Offered by the Portland Institute.

2-3 March 2020

Presented by

Carolyn Ng, PsyD, FT, MMSAC, RegCLR

Associate Director, Portland Institute for Loss and Transition

Fellow in Thanatology, Association of Death Education and Counseling

Therapist, Anchorage for Loss and Transition

 EARLY BIRD till 31 January 2020

Just SGD$650 for 2-day workshop!

In the course of counselling, you may come across clients who experienced unwelcomed transitions in life or lost their loved ones through death.  This training will equip you with the fundamental understanding of grief and loss, as well as how to assess the coping of these clients in the face of the resulting disruptions.  Specific attention would be given to various warning signs that indicate possible complications in the grief journey. 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Grasp an understanding of the common grief reactions

  • Develop essential skills in assessing the griever’s coping and needs for support

  • Differentiate complications in grief from adaptive coping with grief

GRIEF COUNSELLING FUNDAMENTALS COVERED

  • Common grief reactions and the determinants

  • Formulation of goals and assessment in grief counselling

  • Identification of high-risk groups and warning signs for complications in grief

Carolyn Ng, PsyD, FT

GRIEF TRAINING FACULTY​

Presenting Faculty

Carolyn Ng, PsyD, FT, MMSAC, RegCLR maintains a private practice, Anchorage for Loss and Transition, for training, supervision and therapy in Singapore, while also serving as an Associate Director of the Portland Institute.  Previously she served as Principal Counsellor with the Children’s Cancer Foundation in Singapore, specialising in cancer-related palliative care and bereavement counselling.  She is a registered counsellor, master clinical member and approved supervisor with the Singapore Association for Counselling (SAC), a Fellow in Thanatology with the Association of Death Education and Counselling (ADEC), USA, as well as a consultant to a cancer support and bereavement ministry in Sydney, Australia.  She is certified in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy and Narrative Therapy, and holds an MA in Pastoral Ministry from Trinity Theological Seminary in the USA.  Find out more at: www.anchorage-for-loss.org.

GRIEF TRAINING WORKSHOP DETAILS

Dates:   2-3 March 2020​ (Mon-Tue)

Time:   9am - 5pm

Venue:  Academy of Human Development (AHD)

                43 Middle Road, #03-00, Boon Sing Building,

                Singapore 188952

                [Near to Bugis MRT Station - see map]

Tel:       6425-2422

WORKSHOP FEE

Regular Fee: SGD$725

Early Bird (till 31 Jan 2020): SGD$650

Pending VCF approval

 EARLY BIRD till 31 January 2020

Just SGD$650 for 2-day workshop!

For workshop enquiries and registration, please email davegoh@ahd.com.sg.

For certification enquiries, please email carolyn@portlandinstitute.org.

In collaboration with the Academy of Human Development (AHD) in Singapore, PI provides multiple training series in Meaning Reconstruction Grief Therapy for professionals from diverse disciplines.  

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