401 Smyth Rd.
1192 Boardroom, 8:30-4:30
Target Audience: This program is intended for providers who care for families who have experienced a perinatal loss (e.g. nurses, social workers, chaplains, midwives, genetic counselors, physicians, child life specialists, ultrasonographers, public health nurses, and funeral directors).
This one-day workshop provides a solid foundation of theoretical and clinical knowledge to facilitate effective care of families experiencing a perinatal loss. This workshop also addresses the potential effects of perinatal loss on practitioners as a result of caring for bereaved families.
- Describe different types of perinatal losses and outline the grief process.
- Explore the significance of perinatal loss in the lives of childbearing families.
- Discuss the role of care providers including specific interventions to support bereaved families.
- Identify the challenges associated with providing support to bereaved families.
- Identify self-care strategies for care providers and other members of the health care team who are affected by loss.
- Identify resources available for parents and caregivers.
Please download the attached Perinatal Loss-Workshop Handout and bring it with you to the workshop.
Ariane Cloutier, firstname.lastname@example.org. Tel. 613-737-2660 x 2660
Cancellation less than 2 weeks prior to the workshop will be subject to a $50 administration fee.