A 5-hour training with Tana Bridge, PhD, LMSW, CTP
October 19, 2022
PRESENTATION: The opioid epidemic has left many to grieve the loss of a loved one. While there are groups and supports for people experiencing the loss of a loved one, death by drug overdose often creates complicated and unique grieving for survivors. This session will offer a review of challenges and themes in grieving found in the literature and identified by surviving family members. This session will review common tasks in healing. Further, features of and skills in developing and facilitating a support group will be discussed.
As a result of this training, participant will:
- Review of impact of Opioids, synthetic drugs and stimulants on death by overdose.
- Examine the challenges in understanding survivors when death has been by overdose.
- Identify themes in bereavement after death by overdose.
- Explore the recovery tasks for survivors.
- Recognize the critical skills needed for bereavement work.
- Review critical components of a support group.
- Acknowledge the need for self-care when working with this population.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Dr. Tana Bridge is a professor of Social Work at Eastern Michigan University. She is recognized for her passion, expertise, and skills in engagement. She has a 25-year track record of excellence in teaching, service, and professional consulting. Dr. Bridge’s expertise in trauma, ethical practice and collaboration are common threads in all areas of engagement. She currently serves on many local and state-wide committees. Dr. Bridge has several awards and certifications. She is licensed in both clinical and macro practice. She holds several advanced certifications including Advanced Certified Trauma Practitioner, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, and Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional.REGISTRATION FEE: *NHADACA Members: $65; *Non-Members $75; *NBCC add $5. For registration information contact: 603-225-7060 or firstname.lastname@example.org
5 Contact Hours Available
CRSW Performance Domains: 3, 4
LADC/MLADC Categories of Competence: 4, 6, 7, 13, 14
CPS Domains: 6
NBCC: LICSW/L-MFT/LCMHC (Category 1) & Psychologist Category A
NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No 6754. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NHADACA is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.
PLEASE NOTE: Only one registrant per form. For multiple registrants you must register each one individually. Registration is not complete or guaranteed until payment is received. Payment by means other than credit card may slow down completion of registration. Checks and cash are still accepted, however, your registration will be placed on a pending list until payment is received. We strongly encourage payment by credit card for training of high demand topics. Thank you.
This training is financed under a contract with the State of NH, Department of Health and Human Services, with funds provided in part by the State of NH and/or such funding sources as were available or required, e.g., the United States Department of Health and Human Services.