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Upcoming Training Opportunities



Grief's Journey strives to create a more supportive community for grieving children, teens, and adults by providing a variety of training opportunities. Develop your understanding and skills related to grief professionally, personally, or in volunteering at Grief's Journey.
Unless otherwise noted, all programs are held at Grief's Journey, 7811 Farnam Drive.
Cancellation Policies:
CEU Happy Hours are non-refundable, but registrations may be transferred to another person or session.
A $50 cancellation fee will be assessed for all cancellations for Grief Facilitator Training up to 10 days prior to the event. No refund will be provided for cancellations less than 10 days prior to the event.
In the event that any training event is cancelled by Grief's Journey due to low registrations, inclement weather, or emergency, all registrants will be able to apply the fee to a future training or receive a full refund. If the event is postponed or rescheduled, no refunds will be provided.

  • Summer 2020 Grief Facilitator Training
    A comprehensive 20-hour training session to equip adults with the knowledge and skills to co-facilitate grief support groups with the Grief's Journey curriculum.
    Dates: July 22-24, 2020
    • $300 if you are not going to facilitate a GJ group
    • $75 if you will facilitate a GJ group or are enrolled as a student at the time of the training (requires volunteer commitment as well)
      • Enter "FACTRNG" at checkout to receive this discount
    Price: $300.00
  • Refugee Resettlement: Nebraska's Changing Cultural Landscape
    Presented by: Alana Schriver, MPH

    Date: Wednesday, June 24, 2020
    Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Registration Fee: $10 (FREE for current GJ facilitators - enter FACILITATOR at checkout)
    This CEU Happy Hour is held via Zoom. Details and instructions are sent to registrants' email 48-24 hours before the event. 
    As Nebraska's resettled refugee populations continue to grow, services must evolve to meet the ever-changing needs of our communities.  For many immigrants, the road to America was not an easy one.  Grief support workers must understand who refugees are, what they went through to get here, and why to provide effective services.  Loss is experienced within a cultural context, and grief is felt and expressed within cultural guidelines and expectations.  Each culture grieves different losses.  How and to whom we attach ourselves varies from one culture to another.  Emotions in grief vary.  However, cultural perspectives not only shape people's reaction to a traumatic experience, they also help define healthy pathways to new lives after trauma.  In other words, to help someone move forward, you need to understand where they are coming from. Q & A to follow.

    This session meets the criteria of an approved continuing education program for mental health practice and social work in the state of Nebraska for 2.0 hours.
    Price: $10.00

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