About The Course

Date: December 1st, 2022

Location: Remotely via Zoom (Link available in curriculum, access will be given once enrolled)

Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Course Description: Intervening with client grief and loss requires specialized knowledge and skill. This seminar addresses core elements of grief intervention strategies. Typical and complicated grief interventions will be discussed. Various modalities of treatment such as CBT, solution-focused brief therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy will be highlighted.

Participants will be able to:

  • Review key elements of grief intervention strategies.
  • Compare and contract treatment of various types of grief and loss.
  • Examine best practices for providing clinical interventions.

Meet The Presenter

Diane is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Missouri and Kansas. She has over 20 years of experience in the fields of psychology, social work and mental health.

Diane was an Adjunct Professor of Social Work at The University of Kansas, School of Social Welfare, for over 10 years. She obtained her master’s degree in Social Work from KU in 2006, with clinical concentrations in Children & Families and Mental Health. Diane taught classes in the Clinical Master’s program, which included: Clinical Social Work Practice, Loss and Grief, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Family Therapy, Advanced Standing Practice, and Mental Health & Psychopathology. Diane was also a practicum Field Instructor, Field Liaison and Community Education trainer for the School of Social Welfare.

Diane has facilitated hundreds of trainings to mental health professionals, physicians and nurses, teachers, police officers, business personnel, and local City Council members. Diane enjoys the creativity that comes with envisioning and designing trainings, and aims to provide trainings that are informative, engaging and skill-building. She has customized and facilitated leadership and corporate trainings to EAP clients on wellness and business topics.