Prolonged Grief Workshop
About the Workshop
This one-hour intermediate workshop is designed to further practitioners’ knowledge of grief in a variety of forms according to the DSM-5-TR and ICD-11. Participants will explore how cultural differences affect individual presentation and diagnosis. Protective factors will be explored as well as applicable strategies for assisting grievers through the healing process.

Learning Objectives:
      1. Define the distinction between Prolonged Grief, Major Depressive Disorder, Persistent Depressive Disorder, and Ambiguous Grief.
      2. Explore how cultural variances influence the presentation and perception of clinical symptomatology.
      3. Identify three therapeutic techniques to utilize in therapy.
About the Instructor

Dr. Meriweather is a licensed Health Psychologist who has been practicing psychology in Missouri
for 24 years. She is currently serving as an Outpatient Therapy Trainer and Psychology Trainee
Supervisor at Compass Health Network. Dr. Meriweather has extensive educational and clinical
experience in the areas of assessment, evaluation, consultation and treatment across the life
span. She has provided grief counseling and facilitated grief groups throughout her work. It was
Dr. Meriweather’s recognition that unresolved grief is handled very differently across individuals
that drew her to the field of psychology. This recent pandemic has highlighted the need to support
those experiencing ambiguous grief.

Contact Jennifer Frye at jfrye@compasshn.org with questions or to request accommodations.
There is no known commercial support for this program.

August 26, 2022
12:00 p.m.—1:00 p.m.
Virtual via Cvent
Link to Join Included in Confirmation Email
Cost: $20.00
1 CE credit is available for attendees
present for the entire program.
Completion of the post-program course
evaluation is encouraged.

Compass Health Network is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Compass Health Network maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

Compass Health Network
1800 Community Drive
Clinton, MO 64735
(844) 853-8937
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