Course Description

Hours: 12

This Foundations of Grief workshop covers a wide range of topics related to dying, death, bereavement and grief. This workshop is designed for those who would like to expand their grief literacy and explore various areas of grief and bereavement, such as theoretical approaches, contemporary issues, developmental considerations, barriers to a healthy grief process, resources and more. Practical strategies for supporting those who are grieving will be woven throughout the two days. This workshop will provide a broad foundation from which participants can determine which topics they may want to explore in more depth in subsequent workshops.  

Topics covered include:

  • grief literacy 
  • grief and bereavement theory 
  • grief support strategies 
  • common barriers to a healthy grief process 
  • developmental considerations 
  • grief-specific resources


For more information contact the Faculty of Social Work Professional Development office:

Email: fswprofessionaldevelopment@wlu.ca
Phone: 548-889-5128

Cancellations and Transfers
Be sure to carefully review our cancellation and transfer information before registering.

Website: wlu.ca/fswpd

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

This workshop is currently not available. The 2024/2025 Faculty of Social Work Professional Development course and workshop dates will be available on July 8, 2024.
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