This training supports the role(s) of: Prayer Officer, Care Officer, Share Officer
This Course Is Designed To Help People Develop A Basic Understanding Of How To Help Grieving People Following Trauma. Course Content Includes How To Identify Characteristics Of Trauma And Traumatic Events, The Normalcy Of Traumatic Grief Reactions, Learn Helpful Death Notification And Body Identification Techniques, Become Skilled At Identifying Warning Signs Of Complications, And Learn The Importance Of Early Interventions And Support Utilizing The Safer-r Model. Participants Will Increase Their Knowledge Of How Trauma Impacts The Grief Process And Will Gain Skills For Evaluating And Supporting Persons Who Have Experienced Traumatic Loss. Upon Completion, Participants Will Be Able To: Identify Types Of Traumatic Events And The Characteristics Of Trauma And Grief; Describe Normal Responses To Trauma And Normal Grief Responses; Describe Factors That May Complicate The Traumatic Grief Process; Learn Practical And Effective Methods Of Death Notification And Preparation For Body Identification; Identify The Primary Needs Of People Experiencing Grief Following Trauma; Outline Techniques For Supporting People Grieving A Trauma; And Self-care Assessment And Techniques.
Who Should Take This Course: Targeted participants will be trained clergy, chaplains, mental health professionals, and CISM trained crisis responders who work with people who experience grief and loss following a traumatic event.