Oct 25, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FCL 414 - Coping with Grief and Loss

Theories and research about the grief process, coping, and resilience through a developmental lens. Students will learn tools to talk to adults and children about death and bereavement and to work with families experiencing loss. FCL 414 and FCL 514 are layered courses; student may not receive credit for both.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe developmental and cultural variations in the expression of grief and implications for interventions.
  • Evaluate contemporary theories of grief and loss using developmental and cultural lenses.
  • Assess grief responses, including complicated mourning and risk for pathological responses.
  • Design loss and grief interventions for clients of various developmental ages and cultural backgrounds.
  • Analyze personal assumptions, biases, attitudes, and reactions to loss and grief, and how they might influence interactions with grieving children and adults.
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