Complicated Grief

Pittsburgh, PA US
May 6, 2021

The purpose of this lecture is to educate healthcare professionals on Complicated Grief and how to distinguish between common grief reactions and a diagnosable disorder of grief (Prolonged Grief Disorder).      

         

Time

Content

Presenter

10 – 10:10am

Review common grief reactions (Worden's table) separated into feelings, physical, cognitive, & behavioral reactions.

Mara Baginski, LCSW

10:10-10:20am

Review symptoms and risk factors associated with complicated grief. Also, review statistics of those within the bereaved population at risk for developing Complicated Grief.

Mara Baginski, LCSW

10:20-10:30am

List and review the DSM-V diagnostic criteria for Prolonged Grief Disorder (Complicated Grief).

Mara Baginski, LCSW

10:30 – 11:00am

Discuss Complicated Grief Treatment (CGT) and how this treatment varies from other treatments of Complicated Grief.

Mara Baginski, LCSW

Target Audience

RNs / SW / Health Coaches / Dieticians

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify and recognize common grief and its reactions.
  2. Recognize complicated grief and its symptoms.
  3. Identify the diagnostic criteria for Prolonged Grief Disorder (Complicated Grief).
  4. Distinguish the differences between diagnosable Prolonged Grief Disorder & Clinical Depression.
  5. Review evidenced-based practice treatments for Prolonged Grief Disorder.

 

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
04/27/2021
Course expires: 
05/28/2021
Event starts: 
05/06/2021 - 10:00am
Event ends: 
05/06/2021 - 11:00am

Time

Content

Presenter

10 – 10:10am

Review common grief reactions (Worden's table) separated into feelings, physical, cognitive, & behavioral reactions.

Mara Baginski, LCSW

10:10-10:20am

Review symptoms and risk factors associated with complicated grief. Also, review statistics of those within the bereaved population at risk for developing Complicated Grief.

Mara Baginski, LCSW

10:20-10:30am

List and review the DSM-V diagnostic criteria for Prolonged Grief Disorder (Complicated Grief).

Mara Baginski, LCSW

10:30 – 11:00am

Discuss Complicated Grief Treatment (CGT) and how this treatment varies from other treatments of Complicated Grief.

Mara Baginski, LCSW

UPMC Health Plan
600 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
United States

Mara Krotec Baginski, MSW, LCSW  UPMC Health Plan- Supervisor, Behavioral Health & Fox Chapel Counseling & Grief

Mara is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)/Psychotherapist with over 15 years of experience and training in medical, mental health, gerontology, hospice, managed care, private practice, healthcare management, outpatient, and inpatient treatment settings.  She has experience working with diverse populations treating individuals, families, and groups. 
Mara is the founding owner of her private practice, Fox Chapel Counseling & Grief Center, where she specializes in the treatment of various psychological disorders including Prolonged Grief Disorder (Complicated Grief). She is experienced in the treatment of grief, complicated grief, depression, and anxiety, as well as other psychological disorders. In addition; Mara has specialized training in multiple treatment modalities including:   Complicated Grief Treatment (CGT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Gestalt Therapy, Positive Psychology, Psychoeducation, and Motivational Interviewing. 
Mara also has experience as a Guest Lecturer at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Social Work. 
 

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

CCM CE will be provided:  1 CE and sent from UPMC Health Plan nurse planner

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1 continuing education credits.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
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