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LSF Health Systems

Transforming Grief

with Shanti Vani


Training objectives:

Over the 4 sessions, peers will cover the following topics:  

  • Definitions and Types of Grief and Loss. 
  • Collective Grief and Trauma. 
  • So-called “Negative” Feelings. 
  • Coping Mechanisms; Addiction. 
  • Validation and Acknowledgement. 
  • Self-care and Supporting Others. 
  • Our Common Responses to Loss. 
  • How Others React. 
  • What to Say and What Not to Say. 
  • Compassion and Kindness. 
  • Safety and Building Trust. 
  • Unintentional Harm. 
  • Empathy and Compassion. 
  • The “Mental Health” System. 
  • Overwhelm. 
  • Shanti’s Story of Loss. 
  • Prolonged Grief Disorder vs. Peer Support. 
  • Injustice and Social Change. 
  • Creating Safety for Grievers. 
  • Mistakes and Forgiveness. 
  • Creativity and Ritual. 
  • Transforming Grief Through the Arts; “No Regrets!”

Who should attend?

Peer Recovery Coaches
Peer Supervisors 

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You will receive the Zoom link to attend at minimum 48 hours prior to the training date. 

*Please note: You will only need to register for and attend one series (cohort 1 or cohort 2). The information covered will be the same. *

Cohort 1 dates and times:

  • April 11th 2024 from 12:30-2:30pm
  • April 25th 2024 from 12:30-2:30pm
  • May 9th 2024 from 12:30-2:30pm
  • May 23rd 2024 from 12:30-2:30pm

Cohort 2 Dates and Times: 

  • May 1st 2024 from 10-1130am
  • May 15th 2024 from 10-1130am
  • May 29th 2024 from 10-1130am
  • June 12th 2024 from 10-1130am 

Click here to learn more about transforming grief and the curriculm developer. 

  • Cohort 1: Apr 11 - May 23rd, 2024
    Thu from 12:30 - 2:30 pm
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    Class is full
  • Cohort 2: May 1 - Jun 12th, 2024
    Wed from 10:00 - 11:30 am

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Samantha Lawson Davis
Jacksonville, FL 32256 Get directions

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