Event Details - Loss and Grief Relating to Ability, Ageing and Dementia
|Title:||Loss and Grief Relating to Ability, Ageing and Dementia|
|Type of Activity:||Workshops & Seminars|
|Objective of Course / Workshop:||
When a family member is diagnosed with a form of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, it’s likely that the losses have already begun some time before. Stretching ahead of family members and the person themselves is an uncertain future littered with loss and grief that both comes and goes and comes and stays.
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Learning Outcomes: At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to:
|Start/End Date:||16/05/2019 to 16/05/2019|
|Time:||09:30:00 - 16:30:00|
|Presenter / Provider:||Australian Centre for Grief & Bereavement | Presented by Louise Friend|
|Contact Name:||Cassandra Leckie|
|Contact Phone:||03 9265 2100|
|Qualifications:||Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Counselling), Graduate Certificate in Bereavement Counselling & Interventions and Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. She is a member of the Australian Counselling Association and a Certified Bereavement Practitioner with the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement.|
Louise has over 18 years' experience in counselling in Sydney. Her previous work areas include family violence, crisis intervention, childhood abuse, chronic and terminal illness. She currently works in private practice providing counselling for clients who are living with issues such as grief and loss, bereavement, relationship difficulties, life transitions, anxiety and depression. Louise has a special interest in grief and loss and supports her clients to explore and navigate their individual grief journey and helps them to discover ways to live and cope with loss.
Louise has previously worked for community organisations such as Dementia Australia providing counselling and psycho-education to individuals, couples and families whose lives are affected by different forms of dementia. She continues to work within the community with carers whose lives are affected by mental health issues, disability and dementia.
Alongside Louise's counselling work she also teaches at the Australian College of Applied Psychology in Sydney.
Louise has a strong commitment to and is passionate about reducing social stigmas within the community, so that people can live free from prejudice, discrimination and exclusion.
|Address 2:||111 Harrington Street|
|Is there disability parking and entry?||Yes|
|Are meals included with this event?||Yes|
|If yes, what meals?||Morning / Afternoon Tea & Lunch|
|Registration Instruction (if applicable):||
ACGB Member - $340.00
ACGB Non-Member - $395.00