Continuing Education

2022 CEU Schedule


Our 2022 CE Trainings will be offered as webinars or hybrid events with LIMITED in-person seating. In-person tickets are NOT available for all trainings, and are sold on a first-come-first-served basis. In-person events may be changed to virtual based on The Grief Center’s discretion.

Approval information can be found at the bottom of this page.

If you are interested in receiving updates about in-person availability to your inbox, sign up for our Continuing Education email updates here.

September

Webinar: Ambiguous Loss: A common but unrecognized human experience
Friday, September 23, 2022
9:00-12:00 noon
3 CE Credits
$40
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Ambiguous Loss is all around us. The world we live in has changed after facing a global pandemic, and with it, the way we interact with the world and the way we cope with our emotional lives. In the wake of immense grief and loss, many individuals find themselves grieving not just death losses, but ambiguous losses that are harder to identify and address but have real implications on the grieving process. This webinar will address Ambiguous Loss as seen in the clients we are serving now.

In Person: Professionals Grieve Too: Tools for helping yourself while you help others
Friday, September 23, 2022
1:00-4:00 p.m.
3 CE Credits
$40
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Grief is a universal experience. How can we as professionals help our clients when struggling with grief ourselves? Come learn about tools of care and comfort, inner resources of nurture and safety, and share your story with professionals in a similar situation.

Webinar: DBT Skills for Everyone!
Friday, September 30, 2022
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
3 CE Credits
$40
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This training will focus on an overview of DBT and ways it can be used in a general practice setting to help clients with a wide range of emotional difficulties and challenges, including working with depression, anxiety disorders, addictions, Borderline Personality Disorder, relationship challenges, setting boundaries, and reducing the risk of engaging in harmful behaviors, among many others.

October

Webinar: Perfectionism, Imposter Syndrome, and Burnout: Issues Facing New and Seasoned Clinicians and Strategies to Address Them

Friday, October 7, 2022
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
3 CE Credits
$40

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Webinar: Let’s Create Some Happiness: The biology and psychology of happiness and how to intentionally create it
Friday, October 21, 2022
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
3 CE Credits
$40
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Much is made over the origins and treatment of emotional disturbances, including depression, anger, and anxiety. The goal that many clients come into therapy with is “I just want to feel happy again.” We know how to treat the problem emotions. Do we know how to create happiness? Finally research has been done on the biology and psychology of happiness, and how to intentionally pursue it. This workshop is for professionals who want to learn this for themselves and then teach it to their clients. It will present a viable alternative to simply reducing problematic emotions by using skills to replace them with something positive. The training will include both didactic and experiential learning.

Webinar: Anticipatory Grief Across All Ages
Friday, October 21, 2022
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
3 CE Credits
$40
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Join us as we explore the unique experience of anticipatory grief. This workshop will allow participants to better understand how such an experience impacts a grieving family. Learn ways to support both children and adult who are facing the impending loss of a loved one.

November

Webinar: Treating Trauma in the Presence of Grief
Friday, November 4, 2022
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
3 CE Credits
$40
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Navigating trauma in the midst of grief can be difficult for even the seasoned clinician. This workshop will explore various approaches to trauma treatment and provide strategies and assessments to be used with the griever with co-occurring trauma.

In-Person Event: Treating Trauma in the Presence of Grief
Friday, November 4, 2022
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
3 CE Credits
$35 In-person Attendee
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Navigating trauma in the midst of grief can be difficult for even the seasoned clinician. This workshop will explore various approaches to trauma treatment and provide strategies and assessments to be used with the griever with co-occurring trauma.

Webinar: Living Mindfully and Developing a Life Plan When Loss has Derailed You
Friday, November 11, 2022
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
3 CE Credits
$40
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This training is designed to explore what happens when a person’s life changes, as with a significant loss. The direction that a person saw their life going may no longer be possible. The training will first focus on mindfulness, and its value in living life to the fullest. Then the training will move to learning how to help a client explore their past life plan, and review their values, as the starting point for creating a new plan for their lives. It will include components of a workable life plan, and how to create goals and steps to accomplish them. Participants will end up with practice in writing their own life plan.

Webinar: Disenfranchised Loss - When society says you’re not allowed to grieve
Friday, November 11, 2022
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
3 CE Credits
$40
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The subject of disenfranchised grief has been in the news more lately in light of our current pandemic. However, what situations may cause this response in people is not new. It is a topic grief therapists have been researching for years. It can be grief related to either a death or a life loss. This webinar addresses the causes, the reactions, and the therapies that can help.

December

Webinar: Grieving Together - Supporting the grieving family
Friday, December 2, 2022
3 CE Credits
$40
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While families often grieve together, each member of the family will experience different reactions to loss. The death of a loved one may increase strain and stress on family members and communication may be difficult. This workshop will provide tools that foster family cohesion and promote healthy coping within the family unit.

Webinar: Group Counseling Ethics - What you didn’t learn in Grad School
Friday, December 16, 2022
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
3 CE Ethics Credits
$60
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Group counseling is an art and a skill that many therapists feel unprepared for. Join us to explore the ethics involved in leading different types of groups skillfully and effectively.

In-Person Event: Group Counseling Ethics - What you didn’t learn in Grad School
Friday, December 16, 2022
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
3 CE Ethics Credits
$45 In-person Attendee
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Group counseling is an art and a skill that many therapists feel unprepared for. Join us to explore the ethics involved in leading different types of groups skillfully and effectively.

Webinar: Ethics in Grief Counseling
Friday, December 16, 2022
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
3 CE Ethics Credits
$60
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When treating the bereaved many ethical questions can arise. This workshop will address a multitude of concerns including assessment and treatment, multicultural considerations, differences between grief and depression, and therapeutic techniques for use with bereaved clients.

In-Person Event: Ethics in Grief Counseling
Friday, December 16, 2022
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
3 CE Ethics Credits
$45 In-person Attendee
In-person Tickets
When treating the bereaved many ethical questions can arise. This workshop will address a multitude of concerns including assessment and treatment, multicultural considerations, differences between grief and depression, and therapeutic techniques for use with bereaved clients.

Approval Information

All trainings (virtual and in-person) are approved by the Oklahoma State Board of Licensed Social Workers provider #20220014. All webinars provided by The Grief Center will serve as Category 1 credits for all social workers in Oklahoma.

Due to the ongoing consequences of the national COVID-19 pandemic, on February 11, 2022, the Oklahoma State Board of Behavioral Health approved an additional stay of enforcement for all face-to-face CEU requirements, including Ethics and Supervision. All technology assisted CEU’s accrued between January 1, 2022 and December 31, 2022 may count towards the face-to-face renewal requirements, including ethics and supervision, for all current licensure periods, including all webinars offered by The Grief Center.

The Tristesse Grief Center has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7131. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The Tristesse Grief Center is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

As an NBCC ACEP Provider, trainings from The Grief Center are considered pre-approved by the Arkansas Examiners in Counseling Board, the Social Work Board of New Mexico and the New Mexico Counseling Board.

Several licensing boards in various states, including Social Workers, LPCs, and LMFTs in Texas and Kansas, and the Social Work Board in Arkansas no longer issue pre-approval to CEU providers. Instead, the licensee determines if the CEU meets the criteria set forth by the applicable licensing body. The below information should help in this determination.

  1. All continuing education presentations are provided via live webinar format. This format allows for audience participation and discussion via chat boxes.
  2. The content of our continuing education is selected with the practicing clinician in-mind and is aimed at enhancing clinical knowledge and/or clinical skills in the selected topic area.
  3. Each presenter bio can be accessed on the respective ticketing pages for each presentation. Our presenters have demonstrated competency in the topics presented.
  4. We verify and track attendance at each CEU event.
  5. We issue a completion certificate which displays the licensee’s name, topic covered, date of course, and hours of credit earned.
  6. An opportunity to evaluate the course content, presenter and overall usefulness of the material is provided to all participants.
  7. We maintain all continuing education records and documentation for a period of 5 years.

Additional information can be found on the ticketing pages of each event.

If you have additional questions, please contact our Continuing Education Program Director via email at kaylin@thegriefcenter.org