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Digital Seminar

Module 13: The Grief of Suicide


Speaker:
David Kessler, MA, RN, FACHE
Duration:
16 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Feb 19, 2019
Product Code:
POS049945_M13
Media Type:
Digital Seminar - Also available: Digital Seminar | DVD


Credits


* Credit Note - ***CE Details Can Be Found Under the First Module


Speaker

David Kessler, MA, RN, FACHE's Profile

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David Kessler is one of the world’s foremost experts on grief and loss. His experience with thousands of people on the edge of life and death has taught him the secrets to living a happy and fulfilled life, even after life’s tragedies.

He is the author of six books, including his latest bestselling book, Finding Meaning: The Sixth Stage of Grief. He co-authored two books with Elisabeth Kubler Ross, Life Lessons and On Grief and Grieving, updating her 5 stages for grief. He also co-wrote, You Can Heal Your Heart with Louise Hay. He authored Visions Trips and Crowded Rooms: Who and What You See Before You Die. His first book, The Needs of The Dying received praise from Saint (Mother) Teresa.

David’s personal experience as a child witnessing a mass shooting while his mother was dying in a hospital helped him begin his journey. For most of his life, David has taught physicians, nurses, counselors, police, and first responders about the end of life, trauma, and grief. However, despite his vast knowledge of grief, his life was turned upside down by the sudden death of his twenty-one-year-old son.

David’s volunteer work includes being a founding member of Project Angel Food, a well-known and loved non-profit organization. He currently serves on the board of The Farrah Fawcett Foundation which provides cancer research, patient assistance, and prevention efforts. He also serves as Specialist Reserve for the Los Angeles Police as well as having served on the Red Cross’s disaster services team.

He has a new online model of grief support called Tender Hearts with over 25 groups each as well as one of the most respected Grief Certification programs. He is the founder of www.grief.com, which receives millions of visits yearly providing helpful resources to over 167 countries.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: David Kessler is the is the co-founder and President Emeritus of Project Angel Food. He is a published author and receives royalties. David Kessler receives a speaking honorarium and recording and book royalties from Psychotherapy Networker and PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: David Kessler is a board member for the Farrah Fawcett Foundation. He is a team member of the Health Care Executives of Southern California, the Los Angeles Police Department, and the Red Cross.


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David Kessler On Grief and Grieving
Copyright: 02/19/2019 - Product Code POS049945

Objectives

  1. Analyze the dynamics of different types of grief and the healing processes associated with each.
  2. Specify age appropriate grieving milestones that occur across the lifespan.
  3. Articulate the somatic response to grief and identify how to manage residual grief in the body.
  4. Determine why children are often the “forgotten grievers” and identify strategies for helping this population.
  5. Analyze the efficacy of positive psychology interventions in treating grief.
  6. Ascertain the relationship between traumatic events and grief as it relates to the healing process.

Reviews

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Overall:      4.9

Total Reviews: 56

Comments

Rachel D

"Great training!"

Ryan R

"Great training. I thoroughly enjoyed learning more about grief."

RODOLFO B

"I ran into some snags and I liked that it saved my responses and then I could resume. It made my day! Greatly appreciated. I liked that I could take the class at my own pace especially since I just suffered a death in the family. Thanks a lot!"

Karen D

"David Kessler is an expert in his fiend, professional, interesting and knowledgeable."

Harry S

"Very Informative, useful workshop"

Jean B

"As a new widow and a trauma psychologist I appreciated the holistic orientation of this course. Thank you."

ABIGAIL W

"I really enjoyed this training and got a lot out of it - one of the best PESI trainings I've ever done. "

Paula G

"Great Speaker!!!!"

Cindy A

"David is truly a magnificent teacher of a difficult subject."

Shielagh H

"Excellent presenter, great information."

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