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Transforming Grief and Loss: Strategies to Help Your Clients Through Major Life Transitions


Faculty :
Ligia M. Houben
Duration:
Full Day
Brochure Code:
PLW52550
Media Type:
Live Webcast - Also available: Digital Seminar
Access:
Access for 90 day(s) after program date.


Description

  • Much more than a seminar…a life experience!
  • Implement the 11 Principles of Transformation® to move your clients from stuck to thriving
  • Heal after a loss such as a death of a loved one, a divorce or breakup, loss of a job or getting through other major life transitions

This powerful workshop offers techniques and tools you can use right away to help your clients live a fulfilled life after loss. Despite being a heavy subject, Ligia Houben, grief and loss expert, presents it in a light manner.

Ligia has put her life work into developing the 11 Principles of Transformation®, which is a unique system that will help your clients bounce back after a loss. She will walk you through each principle with case studies and client success stories of moving past grief to living a fulfilled life again.

Ligia Houben, grief expert, will demonstrate tools that can help your clients find meaning, achieve breakthroughs, and to build the life they want on the other side of loss or transition.

She will show you a roadmap that can help your clients find peace, healing and recovery.

This seminar is a must attend, if you work with clients who experience any of the following:

  • Loss of a loved one
  • A divorce or romantic breakup
  • Loss of a job
  • Going through a major life transition such as kids leaving the home, retirement, etc

This workshop will teach you how to help clients overcome their fears, live life with more meaning and purpose and transform from loss to living!

OUTLINE

Understand Grief and Loss

  • Different types of losses and how to cope
  • Assessment and evaluation of loss
  • Grief: Types, dimensions and manifestations

The Transformative Process

  • Overview of 11 Principles of Transformation®
  • How to live with the loss
  • Acceptance vs denial as a clinical tool
  • Let go of denial and reframing acceptance

Hold a Space to Grieve

  • Tasks vs stages of grief
  • Tools to move past the past
  • Differentiate type of grief to effectively treat

Spiritual Healing Techniques

  • Power of forgiveness
  • Appreciation as a tool to heal
  • Love as a spiritual tool
  • Incorporate gratitude

Expressing without Dwelling

  • Emotional intelligence when expressing feelings
  • Share with others vs complain about a loss
  • Healthy ways to express anger or fear
  • Recognize and validate guilt, shame and fear

Wellness as a Mind-Body Approach

  • Body, mind, spirit
  • Pay attention to needs
  • Empower your clients to make choices after a loss
  • Take care of ourselves holistically

Techniques to Help Clients Grow after Loss

  • 11 Principles of Transformation®
  • Recognize personal resources
    • Strength
    • Hope
    • Faith
    • Compassion
    • Self-confidence
    • Empathy
  • Rituals and mindfulness
  • Journaling and scrapbooking
  • Reframe a loss under a new light
  • Utilize the power of our mind
  • Transforming Loss into personal and spiritual growth

OBJECTIVES

  • Explore different types of losses and help clients discover their patterns in the grieving process.
  • Utilize the 11 Principles of Transformation® to heal grief & loss.
  • Recognize spiritual tools that can help clients move from grief to joy.
  • Help your clients recognize the value of “me time” when transformation is their ultimate goal.
  • Discuss empowering ways to help the griever embrace life after a loss.
  • Discover the value of rituals such as journaling, meditation and affirmations.
  • Become a transformative agent in the lives of your clients, as you help them find meaning in life again.

Satisfaction Guarantee
Your satisfaction is our goal and our guarantee. Concerns should be addressed to PESI, Inc., PO Box 1000, Eau Claire, WI 54702-1000 or call 1-800-844-8260.

ADA Needs

PESI would be happy to accommodate your ADA needs; please call our Customer Service Department for more information at 800-844-8260.

Credits

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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information: This activity is designed to qualify for continuing education for the following professionals in every state: Chaplains/Clergy, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers, Thanatologists and other Mental Health Professionals

Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this activity. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

CE Information is based on 100% attendance.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

 


CHAPLAINS/CLERGY

This course is designed to qualify for 6.25 continuing education hours.


COUNSELORS

This intermediate activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


COUNSELORS - TEXAS

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. Provider #: 2477. This course qualifies for 6.0 continuing education credits.


COUNSELORS, MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS AND PSYCHO-EDUCATIONAL SPECIALISTS - SOUTH CAROLINA

This program has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Approval #4540.


MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS

This activity consists of 380 minutes of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the activity advertisement, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS - ILLINOIS

PESI has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. Provider #:168-000156. Full attendance at this activity qualifies for 6.0 credits. 


MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS - TEXAS

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists. Provider # 503. This course qualifies for 6.0 continuing education credits.


NURSES - CALIFORNIA

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 13305 for 6.0 contact hours. Full attendance is required. No partial contact hours will be issued for partial attendance. 


NURSES - FLORIDA

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Nursing, Provider # FBN2858. This course qualifies for 6.0 contact hours. 

**Florida Participants Only: To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com to have your Florida credits reported to CE Broker. You will need to provide the full title of the webcast, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


NURSES - IOWA

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Full attendance at this activity qualifies for 7.6 contact hours. Full attendance in the activity is required; no partial contact hours will be issued for partial attendance. These contact hours are used for your license renewal. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the webcast title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid for the webcast.


NURSES/NURSE PRACTITIONERS/CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALISTS - APA

This activity meets the criteria for an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Activity. PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the American Psychological Association, which is recognized by the ANCC for behavioral health related activities. Full attendance is required. No partial credit will be offered for partial attendance.

This activity qualifies for 6.25 contact hours.


PSYCHOLOGISTS

PESI, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PESI maintains responsibility for this program and its content. PESI is offering this activity for 6.25 hours of continuing education credit. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


PSYCHOLOGISTS - CANADIAN

PESI, Inc. is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. This program is approved for 6.0 continuing education hours.


PSYCHOLOGISTS - FLORIDA

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Psychology. Provider Number BAP #77. This course qualifies for 6.3 continuing education credits.

** Florida Participants Only: To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com to have your Florida credits reported to CE Broker. You will need to provide the full title of the webcast, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


SOCIAL WORKERS

PESI, Inc. Provider #:1062, 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. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: January 27, 2017-January 27, 2020. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social workers participating in this course will receive 6.25 (Clinical) continuing education clock hours for this intermediate course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation.


SOCIAL WORKERS - CANADIAN

PESI, Inc. Provider #:1062, 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. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: January 27, 2017-January 27, 2020. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social workers participating in this course will receive 6.25 (Clinical) continuing education clock hours in participating in this intermediate course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation. Course Level: Intermediate. Canadian provinces may accept activities approved by the ASWB for ongoing professional development.


SOCIAL WORKERS - ILLINOIS

PESI, Inc is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Full attendance at this course qualifies for 6.0 contact hours.


SOCIAL WORKERS - KANSAS

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board. Provider #14-006. This course has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours.


SOCIAL WORKERS - MINNESOTA

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This course has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours. This certificate has been issued upon successful completion of a post-test.


SOCIAL WORKERS - NEW YORK

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0008. This activity will qualify for 7.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. 


SOCIAL WORKERS/COUNSELORS/MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS - OHIO

PESI is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #:RCST071001. Full attendance at this course meets the qualifications for 6.25 clock hours of continuing education credit.


SOCIAL WORKERS/COUNSELORS/MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS - PENNSYLVANIA

The Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors will recognize and accept continuing education programs that are sponsored by providers approved by the American Psychological Association or ASWB. This course will qualify for 6.0 credits. Full attendance is required, variable credits may not be awarded per the Pennsylvania State Board.


SOCIAL WORKERS/COUNSELORS/MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS/LICENSED EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGISTS 2/1/17 - CALIFORNIA

The State of California, Board of Behavioral Sciences will recognize and accept continuing education programs that are sponsored by providers approved by the APA and the ASWB. Full attendance at this course will qualify for 6.0 hours of continuing education credit.


SOCIAL WORKERS/MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS/MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELORS - FLORIDA

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number BAP #77. This course qualifies for 6.25 continuing education credits.

** Florida Participants Only:  To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com to have your Florida credits reported to CE Broker. You will need to provide the full title of the webcast, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


THANATOLOGY

This educational offering is recognized by the Association for Death Education and Counseling to meet the thanatology-related educational contact hour requirements to be Certified in Thanatology: Death, Dying and Bereavement. This course will award 6.25 contact hours to participants.


Θ OTHER PROFESSIONS

This activity qualifies for 6.25 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements. 


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Faculty

Ligia M. Houben Related seminars and products: 1

MA, FT, FAAGC, CPC, CHT


Ligia M. Houben, MA, FT, FAAGC, CPC, CHT, is the founder of My Meaningful Life, LLC and executive director of The Center for Transforming Lives in Miami, Fl where she consults with individuals and families; offers coaching/support groups and workshops. Ligia is a whole-hearted speaker in the field of grief & loss and life transitions. She has reached many people with her messages about transformation, meaning and personal growth. She is a Fellow in Thanatology: Death, Dying, and Bereavement and a Fellow of the American Academy of Grief Counseling. She holds a BA in Psychology and Religious Studies from the University of Miami, MA in Religious Studies and a Graduate Certificates in Multidisciplinary Gerontology from Florida International University and in Loss and Healing from St. Thomas University. Her work has been centered in the area of grief and loss, expanding into meaning and growth. Ligia has a passion for life and believes all of us are able to fulfill our purpose if we can only change our attitude and beliefs.

Ligia has conducted workshops and seminars in English and Spanish, in the United States and Latin America. She has appeared on numerous radio and television programs, including CNN Español, NPR, NBC, and Univisión. A pioneer in working with Hispanics and grief, she authored the book Counseling Hispanics through Loss, Grief, and Bereavement: A Guide to Mental Health Professionals, which has been widely embraced as a helping manual in clinical settings, hospitals, and individuals. This book includes her system of transformation, The 11 Principles of Transformation™ which was introduced in her self-help book Transform Your Loss: Your Guide to Strength and Hope.

Speaker Disclosure:

Financial: Ligia Houben is the Founder and Director of The Center for Transforming Lives. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Ligia Houben has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.


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To order the book, Transform Your Loss: Your Guide to Strength and Hope, please visit our product store.

To order the book, Transforming Grief & Loss Workbook: Activities, Exercises & Skills to Coach Your Client Through Life Transitions, please visit our product store.

To order, Healing Grief Card Deck: 55 Practices to Find Peace, please visit our product store.


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Chaplains/Clergy, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers, Thanatologists and other Mental Health Professionals

Satisfaction Guarantee
Your satisfaction is our goal and our guarantee. Concerns should be addressed to: PO Box 1000, Eau Claire, WI 54702-1000 or call 1-800-844-8260.

ADA Needs

We would be happy to accommodate your ADA needs; please call our Customer Service Department for more information at 1-800-844-8260.

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