Exploring the Complexities of Grief Presented by Illuminated Hope Counseling
2 CEs will be offered to LPC, SW, LMFT, and Psychologists - NBCC Approved
Time & Location
Dec 08, 2023, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM CST
Webinar via Zoom
About the Event
"Exploring the Complexities of Grief"
2 CE Credits will be offered for LPC, LMFT, SW, and Psychologists - NBCC Approved
Presented by: Leslie Boutte, Lauren Copenhaver, and Ana Guzmán of Illuminated Hope Counseling & Consulting
Date: December 8th, 2023
Time: 9:30am - 11:30am CST
Location: Webinar Via Zoom
Cost: Free (This training is supported by Award No. 3012706 by the Texas Office of the Governor and Violence Against Women Act Fund.)
Grief impacts not only the individual but also partners and the entire family system. It is important for professionals to recognize the impact of grief and how to address it. Attendees will learn to differentiate between grief, traumatic grief, and bereavement as well as how these impact individuals, partners, and the family system. Presenters will review strategies for recognizing and addressing triggers of grief.
- Attendees will learn 3 strategies for recognizing and addressing triggers of grief.
- Define grief, traumatic grief, and bereavement.
- Describe how grief impacts the family system.
If you register for this training, you must attend for the entire training.
*Partial CEs will not be provided.*
Leaving the training early will count as a No Show.
In the event of an emergency that causes you to be late or miss the training, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Our Speakers:
Leslie Boutte (she/her/ella), LPC-S, RPT-S™, TF-CBT Certified, EMDR Certified, and EMDR Consultant in Training
Leslie has been a therapist serving the Dallas community for ten years. She received her BS in Psychology from Tulane University and her MS in Counseling from the University of North Texas. Leslie began her training in counseling and play therapy at UNT, a premier training hub nationally for play therapists.
Leslie believes that each person deserves individualized care and there is no one-size-fits-all in therapy. She utilizes various treatment modalities to fit your needs and provide a safe, affirming, and inclusive space to heal (whether it be via in-person or telehealth services).
Leslie spent over eight years at the Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center, a local non-profit providing services for families affected by the most severe cases of child abuse in Dallas County. Leslie also provided clinical supervision to staff and interns as well as training other therapists both locally and nationally on counseling and trauma-informed care.
Lauren Copenhaver (she/her/ella), LPC-S, RPT™, EMDR Trained, TF-CBT Certified, PCIT Certified
Lauren is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has been in practice for over seven years. Lauren’s previous clinical experience consists of serving children, adolescents and families who were victims of violent crimes at the Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center, where she provided trauma-informed, evidenced-based treatment.
Lauren received her Masters of Science in Counseling and Development from Texas Woman's University in 2014. Some of her special interests include perinatal mental health, facilitating TF-CBT groups and incorporating expressive art activities into session.
Ana Guzmán (she/her/ella), MS, LPC, RPT™, EMDR Certified, TF-CBT Certified, PCIT Certified
Ana is a bilingual therapist who transitioned from a previous career to becoming a mental health provider. Ana obtained her Masters in Counseling from Southern Methodist University after realizing that helping others was more than just a career.
Ana worked for seven years at the Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center, a local non-profit organization which provides services for families affected by the most severe cases of child abuse in Dallas County.
Ana has a passion for serving Latinx and Spanish-speaking families as well as addressing cultural considerations. Ana had the privilege of being awarded the Texas Association for Play Therapy (TAPT) inaugural Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity award in 2021.
When Registering, please ensure that ALL information, especially your email address, is accurate. If you do not receive a confirmation email from our team, your registration cannot be guaranteed.
*All events are subject to cancellation*
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