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1553Workshop: Healing the Bereaved Child

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  • Charlotte Reznick PhD
    Feb 24, 2008

      Dear Community,

      You are invited to a very special day, "Healing the Bereaved Child:
      An Interactive Workshop," on Friday April 18th sponsored by Sharp
      Hospice Care in San Diego, California. The day will be packed with
      valuable information, direct experiences, and CEU credits about
      helping children who have experienced the death of a loved one. I
      will be giving a keynote workshop for the afternoon. See below
      (scroll down) for a full description and information about how to
      register. A PDF file of the brochure is also attached. Seating is
      limited, so please register right away. This promises to be an
      extremely worthwhile day and I hope to see you there.

      Warm regards,
      Dr. Charlotte

      Charlotte Reznick Ph.D. specializes in helping families develop the
      emotional skills for a happy and successful life. She is a licensed
      educational psychologist and Associate Clinical Professor of
      Psychology at UCLA. Dr. Reznick is the creator of Imagery For Kids:
      Breakthrough for Learning, Creativity and Empowerment, a positive
      coping skills program, and the author of the therapeutic CDs,
      "Discovering Your Special Place" and "Creating a Magical Garden and
      Healing Pond." An international workshop leader on the healing power
      of children's imagination, a quoted media expert and author, Dr.
      Reznick maintains a private practice in Brentwood, Los Angeles. Her
      forthcoming book, The Power of Children's Imagination will be
      published by Perigee NY, Spring 2009. For more information and
      articles, visit www.ImageryForKids.com, 310/889-7859.

      Healing the Bereaved Child
      8 A.M. to 4:30 P.M., Friday, april 18, 2008
      courtyard by marriott - 8651 spectrum center blvd., san diegoTYARD BY
      Helping a grieving child to heal presents challenges for even the most
      skillful and compassionate counselor. This one-day interactive
      workshop will
      provide professional clinicians and counselors with useful
      information on how
      to support a child following the death of a loved one. At the
      conclusion of the
      workshop, participants will have learned how to:

      • Formulate an assessment of factors that influence the grief of
      • Identify children’s various responses to grief and ways to
      facilitate healing
      • Use three creative interventions geared to help children express
      their grief story
      • Help children use visualization to find answers to their loss
      within themselves
      • Teach children emotional self-care skills using “Children’s
      Imagination: Nine Tools for Treatment”

      The morning sessions will educate participants on the special needs
      of bereaved
      children and provide tools that children can use to facilitate the
      expression of
      their grief. The interactive afternoon session will introduce the use
      of imagery
      healing tools, which encourage children to use their imagination and
      to develop coping strategies in their grief process.

      Workshop Schedule

      8 a.m. Registration
      8:30 a.m. Welcome, Randye Golden-Grant, LCSW, Bereavement Counselor,
      Sharp HospiceCare
      8:45 a.m. Helping Children Deal With Grief, Laura Grayson, M.S.W.,
      Supervisor of Bereavement and Social Services,
      Sharp HospiceCare
      10:15 a.m. Break
      10:30 a.m. Creative Expressions for the Grieving Child, Colleen
      Linnertz, M.A., Bereavement Counselor,
      Sharp HospiceCare
      Noon Lunch (provided)
      1 p.m. The Healing Power of Children’s Imagination: Nine Tools for
      Treatment, Charlotte Reznick, Ph.D.,
      Educational Psychologist, Associate Clinical Professor of Psychology,
      3:45 p.m. Questions
      4:15 p.m. Conclusion and evaluations

      Registration fee of $100 includes lunch, refreshments, workshop
      materials and seven CEUs. Please register by April 10, 2008.
      To register, call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277) or visit
      www.sharp.com/classes and select “Continuing Education” from the
      dropdown menu.

      Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
      CEUs are provided by Sharp HospiceCare, Board of Behavioral Sciences:
      PCE427, Board of Registered Nursing: CEP13040.

      Courtyard® by Marriott® San Diego Central
      For overnight reservations, call Marriott toll-free reservations at
      1-800-321-2211 or call the hotel directly at (858) 573-0700 no later
      than March 14, 2008. Request the Sharp HospiceCare rate.

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      Charlotte Reznick Ph.D.
      Healing children through the
      power of their imagination.

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