How does grief impact a person’s brain and overall wellbeing? In Grief, Loss, God, the Brain and Wellbeing 2.0, caregivers will identify the connections between grief and physical, emotional, and spiritual health. This course is designed to equip caregivers with the tools needed to guide their clients to overall health and healing.
GLG 101: The Neurology of Grief: The Impact of Loss on the Brain (GAL 107)
Linda Mintle, Ph.D. Runtime: 49 minutes 46 seconds
Grief affects the brain, but the brain also affects grief. In order to learn how to best help people through the process of grief, it is helpful to discover the impact of a person’s neurology. In this presentation, Dr. Linda Mintle walks viewers through the parts of the brain and how each part influences the grieving process.
GLG 102: Grief, Health, and Wellbeing: Comorbidity and Mental Disorders (GAL 203)
Linda Mintle, Ph.D. Runtime: 47 minutes 43 seconds
Grief is a normal response to loss, but when the sorrow refuses to abate, it can turn into complicated grief. In this lecture, Dr. Linda Mintle will discuss grief, bereavement, complicated grief, major depressive disorder, and persistent complicated bereavement disorder.
GLG 103: Why God? Spiritual Assessment with the Bereaved (GAL 106)
Kevin Ellers, D.Min. Runtime: 57 minutes 25 seconds (Not for Credit)
When tragedy occurs, people are left with feelings of great agony and grief. For Christians, there is also an element of desperate questioning – Why, God? Faith in the midst of grief and doubt can be challenging, but not impossible. In this presentation, Dr. Kevin Ellers discusses the importance of listening to people’s stories and walking with them through the pain.
1.5 CE Credits available for LPC, LMFT, LSW.
1.5 CE Credits available for IBCC Credential Holders.
The American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) offers some psychologists, therapists, counselors, social workers and play therapists Continuing Education (CE) credit due for good standing with certain states and a limited number of professional organizations. It remains the responsibility of each participant to be aware of state licensure and CE requirements. Participants should check their state and/or local regulations regarding required continuing education hours. For more information Light University Continuing Education programs, please visit: https://www.lightuniversity.com/continuing-education-statements/.