Grief is a natural reaction to loss and pain that every person will face in his or her lifetime. This course will introduce viewers to a biblical perspective on human suffering and grief. Introduction to Grief and Loss 2.0 will equip Christian counselors and caregivers to provide biblical insights, help, and healing to those suffering from loss.
IGL 101: A Time to Weep: Biblical Foundations for Grief and Loss (GAL 101)
Jared Pingleton, Psy.D. Runtime: 53 minutes 25 seconds (not for credit)
In this presentation, Dr. Jared Pingleton walks viewers through a biblical understanding of grief. Grievers need to view loss from a biblical paradigm, for it is through the process of pain and sorrow that we can truly find comfort from a loving and caring God.
IGL 102: Bereavement, Grief, and Mourning: Understanding the Fundamentals (GAL 102)
Jennifer Cisney Ellers, M.A. and Kevin Ellers, D.Min. Runtime: 56 minutes 47 seconds
This presentation will help people understand the basics and definitions of grief, as well as the different stages and phases through which grievers walk. Jennifer Cisney Ellers and Kevin Ellers walk viewers through several different models of grief and help provide a foundation of the principles of grief.
IGL 103: Grieving Styles: Moving Beyond Gender Stereotypes of Grief (GAL 104)
Jennifer Cisney Ellers, M.A. and Kevin Ellers, D.Min. Runtime: 55 42 seconds
In this presentation, Dr. Kevin Ellers and Jennifer Cisney Ellers will describe the different types of grievers, along with what each griever needs in order to work through and process their grief. Everyone is unique in how they grieve, but there are universal principles that can help each type of griever most effectively mourn their loss.
1.75 CE Credits available for LPC, LMFT, LSW.
1.75 CE Credits available for IBCC Credential Holders.
The American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) offers some psychologists, therapists, counselors, social workers and play therapists Continuing Education (CE) credit due for good standing with certain states and a limited number of professional organizations. It remains the responsibility of each participant to be aware of state licensure and CE requirements. Participants should check their state and/or local regulations regarding required continuing education hours. For more information Light University Continuing Education programs, please visit: https://www.lightuniversity.com/continuing-education-statements/.