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Holding on and Letting Go: The Red Thread of Adult Bereavement

Bereavement
Self-Study Videotape
Original live webinar event presented on April 30, 2015
 
This videotaped presentation is viewable online from a computer via streaming video. Once your registration and payment is received, a link will be forwarded for access to the video and instructions for taking a post-test.  All online continuing education programs require completion of a post-test for receipt of credits. 

Overview

This webinar on adult bereavement will be comprised of a discussion of the breadth of feelings and behaviors that constitute "normal" grieving, the research on continuing bonds, construction of meaning, definitional problems with the term "complicated" mourning, case examples and interventions.  

 
Learning goals:
  • Dispel the assumptions of what constitutes "normal grieving";
  • Consider the recent research on mourning, especially the construct of continuing bonds, meaning reconstruction and the complexities of defining complicated mourning; and
  • Describe practice-based and beginning evidence-based interventions.

Presenter

Gerbino
Susan B. Gerbino, MSW, PhD, Certificate in Bioethics and the Medical Humanities, Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work; Coordinator, Westchester Branch Campus; Director, Zelda Foster Studies Program in Palliative and End-of-Life Care  
 

Dr. Susan Gerbino has been with NYU Silver School of Social Work since 1987. She is currently the coordinator of the School’s Westchester Branch Campus; co-director of the dual-degree MSW program in social work and child development with Sarah Lawrence College; and the director of the Zelda Foster Studies Program in Palliative and End-of-Life Care, which includes an MSW student fellowship, a post-master’s certificate for early career social workers, and a leadership fellowship for mid-career social workers.

Dr. Gerbino teaches in the MSW program as well as the Zelda Foster Studies Program. She has a private practice specializing in work with people with chronic or life-threatening illnesses and complicated bereavement.

Dr. Gerbino is the co-founder of NASW-Mentorship Program, which provides support and continuing education for recent BSW and MSW graduates. She was the 2005 NASW-NY State Social Worker of the Year for that program and for her work in the wake of September 11.

Fees

  • General: $25.00

Registration

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Continuing Education Contact Hours

NYSED AND ACE APPROVED FOR 2 CE CONTACT HOURS (Self-Study)


SOCIAL WORK
New York University Silver School of Social Work is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers {#SW-0012}.

NYU Silver School of Social Work, 1415 is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. NYU Silver School of Social Work maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 11/11/16 - 11/11/19. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social Workers participating in this course will receive 2 continuing education clock hours.
 
MENTAL HEALTH
New York University Silver School of Social Work is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors {#MHC-0083}.
 
For Mental Health Practitioners: Please check with your state, if you are not licensed in New York, to determine if these credits will be accepted for licensing renewal.

Learning Assessment
In order to obtain the credits, all participants are required to complete a short post-event learning assessment.
 

Cancellations and Refunds

The Office of Global and Lifelong Learning offers refunds on the following basis:
  • Refund requests made within 24 hours after event registration: full refund
  • Refund requests made more than 24 hours after event registration: no refund
To request a reimbursement, please complete the form located here.

Contact Us

NYU Silver School of Social Work
Office of Global and Lifelong Learning
1 Washington Square North, G08
New York, NY 10003
Email: silver.continuingeducation@nyu.edu
Phone: 212-998-5973
Fax: 212-995-4497