GRM 725: Counseling with Families
Course Syllabus Overview
GRM 725—Grief Counseling with Families
Instructor: Thomas H. Schear, Ph.D.
COURSE OVERVIEW: Welcome to GRM 725— Grief Counseling with Families. This course is part of the Accelerated Master’s program in Grief Counseling at Breyer State University. It is a 6-hour semester course that should be completed within 6 weeks. The student will learn the complexity involved with families as they bereave, experience loss and grief. Assessing the family in the midst of their grief in terms of those complexities, developing therapeutic interventions, and the circumstances of the loss is also examined. Finally the nature, extent and providing appropriate and effective help with families who don’t seem to move on, who are experiencing complicated grief are explored.