This class describes the grief process from various perspectives and models. The history of the study and treatment of grief and loss is the initial focus. Cross-cultural issues, the role of substance abuse, special populations, AIDs-related grief and the creation of effective support systems are discussed.
Janet Schreiber, Ph.D., is the founder and director of SWC’s Grief, Loss and Trauma Certificate Program. She has taught and trained counselors and other health professionals for over 35 years. She directs the Caring Can Be Shared community outreach program, facilitates an ongoing survivors of suicide group.