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Grief Support Group Facilitator

Enroll in the Online Self-Study and complete at your own pace
Behavioral Health Clinicians earn 1.5 CEs

Facilitating a Grief Groups is an impactful way to support individuals who have experienced a loss and are grieving. Many clinicians have a desire to start and facilitate a grief group but are unsure where to begin. This training will analyze the difference structures of groups, including support groups, psychoeducational groups, and therapy groups. Exploration of logistical concerns to address before facilitating a grief group will be discussed.

There are many interventions and activities that can help group members build connectedness, feel safe and heard, and experience validation during their healing process.   Attendees will learn grief group activities for adults, teens, and children to help members of their grief group. This training will empower clinicians with interventions, tools, and resources to facilitate their first grief group confidently and effectively.

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Facilitating a Grief Groups is an impactful way to support individuals who have experienced a loss and are grieving. Many clinicians have a desire to start and facilitate a grief group but are unsure where to begin. This training will analyze the difference structures of groups, including support groups, psychoeducational groups, and therapy groups. Exploration of logistical concerns to address before facilitating a grief group will be discussed.

There are many interventions and activities that can help group members build connectedness, feel safe and heard, and experience validation during their healing process.   Attendees will learn grief group activities for adults, teens, and children to help members of their grief group. This training will empower clinicians with interventions, tools, and resources to facilitate their first grief group confidently and effectively.

This course was recorded May 19, 2023

Upon completion of this training professionals will be able to do the following:

  1. List and explain different structures of grief groups.
  2. Explain key logistical concerns to address before facilitating a grief group.
  3. Recall 2-3 grief group activities for adults, teens, and children.

Tiffani Dilworth, LPC, FT, is a successful psychotherapist, author, and sought-after speaker on topics related to grief, PTSD, and sexual assault. Miss Dilworth received her Master’s in Community Counseling from Oklahoma State University. She’s a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who specializes in PTSD, Grief, and Sexual Trauma. She’s a Fellow in Thanatology and a Certified Advanced Grief Counseling Specialist.

She has worked across the US with various organizations, schools, universities, and corporations to bring awareness to the grieving process and to teach countless people how to live alongside their grief. In addition to maintaining a private practice, Ms. Dilworth is an affiliate of PsychExperts & Associates, Inc, located in Baltimore, MD.

Drawing on her rich clinical experience, Ms. Dilworth incorporates the most current information on the process of grieving with evidence-based and innovative treatment techniques that clinicians can immediately use in their practice. She’s the author of the books 11 Tools to Help Manage the Aftermath of Trauma and Types of Grief, and the host of Managing My Grief Podcast.

Credit Hours: 

This course provides 1.5 credit hours

Counselors: Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No, 6693.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. 

Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0048. Approval renewal date: 1/31/2026

Marriage and Family Therapists: Many MFT licensing boards accept our courses or one of the approvals which we have from professional associations.  You can check with your board to determine if this course would be accepted by your licensing board.

Social Workers: Telehealth Certification Institute LLC, #1609, 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. Telehealth Certification Institute LLC maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 05/02/2021 – 05/02/2024. Social workers completing this course receive 1.5 clinical continuing education credits.

Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0435. Approval renewal date: 2/28/2026

Addiction Professionals: Telehealth Certification Institute is an approved provider of continuing education by NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals, provider #193104. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance.

Psychologists: Telehealth Certification Institute LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Telehealth Certification Institute LLC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0128. Effective 8/31/2021 – 8/31/2024 

Art Therapists: Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed creative arts therapists #CAT-0093. 7/21/2021 – 7/31/2024

Other Professionals: This course qualifies for 90 minutes of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations.  Retain your certificate of completion and contact your board or organization for specific filing requirements.

This is a non-interactive, self-study course.

To receive your certificate of completion you must complete the course in its entirety.

Online courses are completed by registering, logging in, navigating to your course using the menu (My Courses – the Course Title), completing all of the modules, completing and passing the post-test, and completing the course evaluation.

Live Webinar courses are completed by registering, logging in to this website, navigating to your course using the menu (My Courses – the Course Title), attending the full course via webinar, submitting your attendance, and completing the post-test and course evaluation online.

Psychologists and other professionals seeking CE credit through our approval with the American Psychological Association are asked, but not required, to complete the course evaluation before obtaining their certificate of completion, however passing a post-test for online self-study courses, and submitting one's attendance for live on-site and live webinars is required.

You can receive your certificate of completion by logging onto this website, navigating to the course using the menu (My Courses – the Course Title), scroll to the bottom of your course, and click on your certificate to either download it or print it.

Directions for completing a course can be found by clicking here.

Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities

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Cancellation Policy

Refunds are offered within the first 30 days for courses which have not been completed.  There is a 10% service fee for refunds.

Grievance Policy

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This course is intended for clinicians who provide behavioral health services.

Teaching methods for this course include recorded lecture video, post-test and a course evaluation.  The course may include required reading.

This program was recorded on May 19, 2023

You have six months to access online courses from the time of purchase.

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Tiffani Dilworth
MA, LCPC

Tiffani Dilworth, LPC, FT, is a successful psychotherapist, author, and sought-after speaker on topics related to grief, PTSD, and sexual assault. Miss Dilworth received her Master’s in Community Counseling from Oklahoma State University. She’s a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who specializes in PTSD, Grief, and Sexual Trauma. She’s a Fellow in Thanatology and a Certified Advanced Grief Counseling Specialist.

She has worked across the US with various organizations, schools, universities, and corporations to bring awareness to the grieving process and to teach countless people how to live alongside their grief. In addition to maintaining a private practice, Ms. Dilworth is an affiliate of PsychExperts & Associates, Inc, located in Baltimore, MD.

Drawing on her rich clinical experience, Ms. Dilworth incorporates the most current information on the process of grieving with evidence-based and innovative treatment techniques that clinicians can immediately use in their practice. She’s the author of the books 11 Tools to Help Manage the Aftermath of Trauma and Types of Grief, and the host of Managing My Grief Podcast.