This course will provide you with basic theory and practical information needed to address the end of life issues. It identifies the needs of the bereaved in a variety of grief support services roles.
During this course, the importance of end of life issues is discussed and factors associated in providing supportive services. This course aids in preparing a professional to identify service issues associated with dying, as well as, supporting their loved ones. You will learn to develop a foundation in psychological, societal, spiritual and interpersonal understanding. It will challenge you to learn ethics, self-determination and how to asses concerns during the end of life process. Personal beliefs and values will be challenged and hopefully enlightened.
Textbook:“Psychological Issues Near The End of Life- A Resource for Professional Care Providers”, ISBN# 1-59147-236-9 Author: James L. Wearth Jr. & Dean Blevins Publishers: American Psychological Association