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Experiencing Grief and Loss

08/15 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

This module explores how transitions involved in the placement process impact on children and families. The focus includes the grieving process, attachment, and strategies to integrate a child(ren) into a new foster/adoptive family. The importance of recognizing and identifying one’s own grief and loss issues before fostering/adopting a child is presented. Stages of grief and loss and their effects on the child and the foster/adoptive family are explored. Theories of attachment as well as the continuum of possible attachment related behaviors are explained. Methods to facilitate healthy attachment are discussed.

Details

Date:
08/15
Time:
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Classes Category:

Location

Keene
16 Roxbury Plaza
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Instructor

Melinda Feola-Mahar

Details

CEU/Hours
0.3
Register
https://www.events.unh.edu/RegistrationForm.pm?event_id=30564
State Location
West
Course Number
38