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Understanding Grief 3 – Grief Experience of Adolescents in the Philippines

Good News!!! In celebration of the 10th Year Anniversary of the EPCALM Foundation of the Philippines Inc., we are again bringing back our Understanding Grief Lecture series for the 3rd straight year!  This year, we are focusing on Teen Grief.

Understanding Teen Grief Layout

This will be a 2 seminar lecture series, as follows:

  1.  Understanding Grief 3: Grief Experiences of Adolescents in the Philippines 

Venue : Henry Sy, Sr. Auditorium, SLMC- BGC

Date : September 8-9, 2015

Time : 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Main Speaker: Dr. Bob Baugher, Co-Founder & Program Director of Grief Works-USA Inspirational Speaker: Mr. Boy Abunda, well-known broadcaster and celebrity

The seminar modules have been specially designed for a wide variety of health care providers, social workers, counselors, church workers, parents, youths/leaders and development workers from government and non-government organizations. By being involved with this seminar, you will equip your staff and personnel to help people in your institution who are seeking to understand the grief process especially those experienced by the youth/teens. It will cover the following topics:

  • The Many Sides of Grief
  • Understanding the Mind of Adolescent
  • The Complex World of Adolescent Bereavement
  • Intervention Strategies for Adolescents At Risk for Suicide
  • The Art of Listening to Adolescents
  • The Experience of Grief in Filipino Adolescents
  • Trauma and Grief of Loss Among Teens
  • Psychosocial Impact of a Child’s Death
  • Teens’ Rights and Wrong
  • Alternative Treatment Modalities for Healing Teens Undergoing Grief

2.    Teen Talk: Living Our Loss 

Venue: Henry Sy Sr. Auditorium, St. Luke’s Medical Centre- BGC

Date: September 12, 2015

Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Main Speaker: Dr. Bob Baugher and guest celebrities

Topics to be covered are:

  • Identify Causes of Grief
  • Acknowledge Feelings of Teen Related Grief
  • Express Feelings Related to Grief
  • Healthy Ways of Communicating Feelings Related to Grief
  • Show Creative Ways to Externalize the On-going Love Connections to Cherish the Memory of a Loved One That Has Died