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Grief and Addiction

Virtual
1.5 CE Hour
Clinical
Ticket Pricing
LAPA Non-Member
$10
LAPA Member
$0

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Location

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Description

This presentation will help clinicians understand aspects of grief that are not commonly acknowledged when working with clients who identify within the LGBTQAIP+ community. We will cover unique aspects of grief that LGBTQAIP+ individuals experience, disenfranchised grief, ambiguous loss and other varying grief experiences. We will also discuss
grief in the context of substance use concerns and treatment.

Target Audience
  • Counselors
  • Substance Use Disorder Professionals
  • Social Workers
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
Educational Goal

The educational goal of this workshop is to increase knowledge of grief and the correlation between grief and addiction.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define grief experiences that impact clients within the LGBTQAIP+ community, disenfranchised grief and ambiguous grief.

  • Explain the impact of grief on substance use.

  • Describe 2 ways grief impacts substance use treatment.

References
  • Boss, P. (2022). The myth of closure: Ambiguous loss in a time of pandemic. New York: W.W. Norton & Company

  • Humphrey, K.M. (2009). Counseling strategies for loss and grief. Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.

  • O’Connor, M.(2022). The Grieving Brain: The Surprising Science of How We Learn from Love and Loss. NY: Harper-Collins.

Introductory
Clinical
Counselors

TPN.health has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7267. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. TPN.health is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

 

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LPCCs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LPCCs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC 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-0220.

Substance Use Disorder Professionals

This course has been approved by TPN.health, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, TPN.health is responsible for all aspects of the programming. Counselor Skill Group: Legal, Ethical and Professional Development.

Social Workers

TPN.health, #1766, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 03/31/2022 – 03/31/2025. Social workers completing this course receive 1.5 continuing education credits.

 

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LCSWs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC 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-0654.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC 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 marriage and family therapists #MFT-0097.

CE Policy
This course is fiscally sponsored by LAPA. There may be potential biases or conflicts of interest inherent to this relationship, and it must be disclosed to participants. These conflicts of interest have no bearing on the course content and have been resolved.
  • Waiting Room Opens
  • Workshop Begins
  • Workshop Ends
Note: Time designated for waiting room cannot be counted toward CE credit.
Jennifer Ladd, PLPC

Jennifer Ladd is a Provisionally Licensed Professional Counselor (PLPC), a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) and a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200). Jennifer works with a great group of counselors at Prairieville Counseling and Wellness Center in Louisiana. She utilizes an existential approach to therapy that incorporates mindfulness based practices. Jennifer’s practice is non-judgmental, trauma-informed, and collaborative in an effort to cultivate trust, safety, and respect. Jennifer values all dimensions of human diversity and is an accomplice to the LGBTQAIP+ community.

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