bshs439 | undergraduate
Grief, Loss And End Of Life Issues
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Facing death, dying, and end of life Issues.
- Determine support systems for individuals facing death and their families.
- Explain end of life moral and legal issues present before, at, and after death, including tissue donation and disposition of body and estate .
- Evaluate how theories of facing death may be used to help the dying individual and the caregivers .
- Recommend coping skills strategies for grief counselors and caregivers to cope wtih end of life of loved ones.
- Differentiate between Palliative Care, Hospice, Home Care, Health Programs, and Mental Health Services.
Life in a World of Death.
- Analyze the relationships among death beliefs, personal and social choices, human morality, and the meaning of death.
- Recognize the signs and symptoms of compassionate fatigue and secondary trauma.
- Construct personal coping strategies to decrease vulnerability to compassionate fatigue and strengthen professional boundaries.
- Evaluate the significance of self-care when working with grief issues.
Attitude about death in America.
- Discuss the importance of studying death.
- Define death and the connection death has in our lives.
- Evaluate attitudes and practices towards death, considering the American perspective.
- Discuss the American perspective about the aging and death concept.
Grief, loss and bereavement.
- Identify personal aspects or characteristics that affect the coping and grieving process.
- Differentiate between grief, mourning, and bereavement and how these differ from person to person.
- Relate theories and frameworks of grief to the skills of the human service professional.
- Define to uncomplicated and complicate grief.
The complexities of death and grief.
- Explain the coping tasks associated with each developmental stage of life.
- Identify special population and expereinces which require alternative ways of coping with grief and loss.
- List some grief counseling techniques which can service these individuals.
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