Certified Grief Informed Professional Training
On-Demand Pre-Recorded Training
Understanding the different types of grief and its impact on treatment is crucial when working with clients who are grieving. Clinicians often struggle with identifying the different types of grief to better support their clients who are experiencing the grieving process. Key constructs, their origins, and impact will be discussed.
This training will empower clinicians with the tools to be able to conceptualize grief using diverse grief models. Attendees will be able to identify ethical dilemmas related to working with the terminally ill, minors, and end-of-life.
Upon completion of this self-paced on-demand Category II training, you will be eligible to become a Certified Grief Counseling Specialist (CGCS) through Evergreen Certifications. Certification lets colleagues, employers, and caregivers know that you’ve invested the extra time and effort necessary to understand the complexities of grief counselling. Professional standards apply. Visit www.evergreencertifications.com/cgcs for details.
Course Level: Intermediate
Target Audience: Mental health professionals including social workers, licensed professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists, licensed addictions counselors
Distance Learning Course
Cost: $149 – Includes:
6.5 CE Credits and one year online access to course
1st Year Grief Informed Professional Certification through Evergreen (see information below) – $99 VALUE!
Downloadable 40+ page course workbook
Training Format: On-Demand/Self-Study Pre-Recorded Online Video-Based Training (Recorded Nov 2021)
Registration: Participant can register quickly and easily by clicking the “Enroll Now” button below or visit our Course Registration page and scroll down to find your desired course. Registration is on a rolling/ongoing basis and currently has no registration deadline. Scroll down for cancellation/refund information and deadlines.
Presenter: Tiffani Dilworth, MA, LCPC
CE Credits: 6.5 Self-Study Online Pre-Recorded CE Credits
Maryland CEU Institute is an approved provider through the ASWB ACE approved provider program.
Category II Maryland Social Work
DC Social Work Credits
See below for credit details
Are you ready to step into the life awaiting you as a Certified Professional? Once you’ve completed this course, you will have met the educational standards to become a Certified Grief Informed Professional! Certification lets colleagues, employers, and caregivers know that you’ve invested the extra time and effort necessary to understand the complexities of grief counselling. Certified Grief Informed Professional is available to State or Nationally Licensed Behavioral Health professionals, including associate or provisionally licensed professionals. Detailed professional standards are available at www.evergreencertifications.com/cgcs
Simple Steps to Pursue Grief Treatment Certification:
Step 1: Complete this training and receive your Certificate of Completion (sent within one week of training by email)
Step 2: Apply online at www.evergreencertifications.com/cgcsfree a
Step 3: Provide payment for your first year of certification by entering the coupon code provided by Maryland CEU Institute with your certificate (this will bring certification cost to $0)
Step 4: Email a copy of the following to firstname.lastname@example.org
CE Certificate from this training
Professional license, unofficial transcript from your enrolment in a mental health graduate program, or documentation of your professional status
Step 5: Receive your certification within 1 to 2 weeks following application.
Questions about Certification? The team at Evergreen Certifications is happy to help.
email@example.com or 800.990.2629
Once Certified, an electronic Certificate and Digital Badge will be made available to you by Evergreen Certifications.
Ongoing Certification fees apply beyond the first year of certification - please visit https://www.evergreencertifications.com/page/recertification_cgp
Tiffani Dilworth, MA, LCPC
Tiffani Dilworth, MA, LCPC, is a successful psychotherapist, author, and sought -after speaker who addresses topics related to grief, PTSD, and sexual assault. She is a Certified Grief Counseling Specialist. She has worked across the US with various organizations, schools, universities, and corporations to bring awareness to the grieving process and concrete tools to learn how to live alongside grief. Miss Dilworth is known for her innovative and story-telling presentation style. Her passion leads her to intensive studying of grief and continuous searches for new ways to support and share therapeutic techniques to support others in their grieving process.
Miss Dilworth has an extensive history of working alongside non-profit organizations that provide supportive workshops, conferences, and support groups to men, women, and teens who’ve experienced grief and/or sexual assault. She was a Co-host on Beyond Clarity Radio Show, on WTAN 106.1 FM in Clearwater, FL, as a Mental Health Expert. Miss Dilworth currently conducts grief workshops and hosts, Managing My Grief Podcast, to provide support to individuals who want to learn more about grief and ways to manage their own grief.
Miss Dilworth is the author of 11 Tools to Help Manage the Aftermath of Trauma and Types of Grief. She has a private practice and is an affiliate of PsychExperts & Associates Inc, located in Baltimore, MD. Miss Dilworth draws equally from her studies and rich clinical experience to balance her trainings with current information and experienced-based techniques.
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After attending this course, participants will be able to…
Identify the different types of grief and their symptoms
Describe the impact different types of grief can have on treatment
Summarize the way different grief models conceptualize grief and the clinician’s role
Recall how grief can impact across the lifespan
Give examples of ethical dilemmas related to working with the terminally ill, minors, families and end-of-life
CE CREDIT INFO
Maryland CEU Institute, #1816, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Maryland CEU Institute maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 05/04/2022 – 05/04/2023. Social workers completing this course receive 6.5 continuing education credits.
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New Jersey accepts only individual approved courses/conferences (see more information under Maryland Social Work Accreditation)
New York does not accept ASWB ACE provider or course/conference approval.
*West Virginia accepts ACE providers and courses for programs offered outside the state or through distance learning.
ADDITIONAL CE ACCREDITATION
6.5 Category II Maryland Social Work CE Credits
Maryland CEU Institute/Optimal Life Solutions, LLC is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners (under the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene) for continuing education credits.
MD Social Work Credits are also accepted for:
Maryland Licensed Professional Counselors
Maryland Licensed Psychologists
Maryland Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
Maryland Addictions Counselors
Maryland CEU Institute are also approved for credit through the DC Board of Social Work.
*New Jersey regulations state that credits are accepted for attendance at programs or courses approved by boards that license social work practice in other states: one credit for each hour of attendance. Additional information can be found here. Chapter 13:44G-6.4 C11
PLEASE NOTE: Even when a social work board accepts courses offering ASWB ACE credit, licensees are responsible for determining whether courses meet the CE requirements in their jurisdictions. States and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether any individual course may be accepted for credit. We strongly suggest that licensees contact their individual licensing boards to review continuing education requirements for licensure renewal.
We do our best keep our information current, but state laws sometimes change without notice. Please remember it is your responsibility for interpreting your state’s laws, licensure requirements, course relevancy and all requirements for your state.
Course Interaction & System Requirements:
This pre-recorded video-based online course is self-paced and has no real-time or live interaction (non-interactive). The course does include video-based prompts and activities to be completed in the accompanying downloadable course workbook. Course questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please make sure your desktop computer, laptop, tablet, smartphone, or smart device has the following:
The most recent version of a web browser listed below
Graphic and audio output capability
Broadband internet connection with a minimum speed of 5Mbps (recommended)
TLS 1.2 supported by your web browser
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iOS Safari: 11 and up
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CE and Course Completion Requirements:
To earn the full CE Credits and successfully complete this course participants are required to:
Enroll in the course and complete the attendee attestation at the start of the course.
Watch course videos in full and in order and complete course activities.
Receive a passing score of at least 80% on all course quizzes. Quizzes may be retaken by participants.
Complete the required course evaluation at the conclusion of the course.
A code will be sent to participants who have completed the course and the evaluation. Using this code participants must complete the final Code Quiz at the end of the training to receive their certificate.
Refund and Cancellations:
To request a refund or cancellation please submit the required information through our Contact page. Customers may request a refund (minus admin fee) or credit towards another training within 14 days after course purchase AND if they have not watched/completed more than 5 videos, lessons, or activities in the course. Please visit our Terms of Service for full refund and cancellation policies.
Complaints or Grievances:
All complaints or concerns must be submitted in writing by:
Submitting a Contact Form
Emailing concerns to email@example.com
An email will be sent to acknowledge receipt and complaints will be responded to within 30 days. For full MD CEU Institute Grievance policy information visit our Terms of Service page.