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Robert Neimeyer, Ph.D.

Grief Therapy: A Meaning Reconstruction Approach

12.0 CE Hours Available

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To increase participantsí ability to:
  • Chart pathways through grief that lead to both resilience and complication
  • Describe the role of self narratives in promoting adaptation to life transitions
  • Identify signs of traumatic disruption in the meaning system of a client
  • Select appropriate narrative strategies for facilitating adaptation to grief
  • Make use of metaphoric listening in grasping the personal meanings of loss
  • Summarize five general propositions of the meaning reconstruction model
  • Use the outline of a meaning reconstruction interview for facilitating adaptation to loss
  • Identify therapeutic strategies compatible with a meaningmaking framework.

Topics Covered

Loss, Grief, and the Disruption of Meaning

Trajectories through Bereavement
  • Chronic Grief and Depression
  • Recovery and Resilience
Self Narratives and their Disruptions
  • Human Beings as Meaning-Makers
  • Narrative Disruption and the Chapters of our Lives
The Biology of Bereavement
  • Symptoms of Separation
  • Neurophysiology and the Lessons of Loss
Traumatic Loss: Conceptualization and Diagnosis
  • Complicated Bereavement and the Assault on Meaning
  • Diagnosing Complicated Grief
Grief Therapy as Meaning Reconstruction

Loss and the Reconstruction of Meaning
  • Assumptive Worlds and Continuing Bonds
  • Constructive Coping and Post-Traumatic Growth
Re-Authoring Life Narratives: Therapeutic Strategies
  • Loss Characterizations and the Life Imprint
  • Analogical Listening and Personal Ritual
Process Interventions in Grief Therapy
  • Articulating, Symbolizing, and Renegotiating Meanings of Loss
  • Discursive Strategies for Therapeutic Change
The Meaning Reconstruction Interview
  • Entry and Experiencing Questions
  • Explanation and Elaboration Questions

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  • State of California - Board of Behavioral Sciences - Courses meet the qualifications for continuing education credit for LMFTs, LPCCs, LEPs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
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  • J&K Seminars, LLC is a registered social worker continuing education sponsor for Illinois social workers(Lic # 159.000833)
  • Maryland State Board of Social Work Examiners
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