Thursday, 14 May 2015

Grief and Bereavement: Workshop and Seminars: Each workshop and seminar will be offering effective grief and loss support to others while assisting you to also care for yourself

Contact: Sharon King, Tasmanian association of Hospice and Palliative Care
p: 0407 124 261   e:

Date: Offered in the North  17 & 18 June          RSVP: 15 June
Location: North Tasmania

Intended Audience: The workshop and seminars are designed for health and community service professionals, Teachers, Clergy, Social Workers, Carers, Volunteers and those whose role includes supporting people who are experiencing grief.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Gain an understanding of death anxiety and the ways that humans face uncertainties to inform effective grief support practices
  • Identifying a range of strategies and forms of communication that can be used to support people when they experience grief and loss
  • Recognise how supporting those who are grieving can impact on your own wellbeing
  • Have a range of personal and professional care strategies to identify and develop a tailored self-care plan
The seminar will be led by Greg Roberts
Greg Roberts is a social worker with 18 years' experience working in the health and community services sector, previously working in aged care, disability, rehabilitation and family relationship fields. In 2001 Greg began to specialise in the field of grief, loss and trauma. He worked as a Counsellor/Educator with HOPE Bereavement Care from 2003 to 2009 and then as a Regional Specialist Bereavement Counsellor for Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement from 2009 to 2011. Greg now works in private practice as a counsellor, educator and consultant, specialising in his key interest areas of grief, loss, trauma, stress management and men's health.