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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FCL 514 - 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 recieve credit for both.


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

  • Evaluate contemporary theories of grief and loss using developmental and cultural lenses.
  • Assess grief responses, including complicated mourning and risk for pathological responses.
  • Design a loss and grief intervention for a client of a specific developmental age and cultural background.
  • Analyze personal assumptions, biases, attitudes, and reactions to loss and grief, and how they might influence interactions with grieving children and adults.
  • Synthesize recommendations for grief interventions from current research literature.
  • Prepare presentations about the grief process across the lifespan for a variety of audiences.

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