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Grief Peer Counselor

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GrieveWell

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Virtual peer counseling

Do you know what it’s like to grieve the loss of a loved one and want to help provide support to others?

GrieveWell is in search of kind individuals who have traveled their own grief journeys and are prepared to support others through the grief process.

Even though grief is a natural part of life, it can feel incredibly isolating and overwhelming. After the funeral, friends and family return back to their lives often leaving grievers feeling unsupported and alone. This is where Peer Counselors come in.

1:1 peer support has been shown to improve an individual’s quality of life and overall health. This powerful tool empowers grievers to work towards goals and live a healthy, full life after a loss. The bereaved feel supported and connected without feeling isolated or judged. If you have traveled your own grief journey and feel ready to help others through their loss, please consider joining GrieveWell as a Peer Counselor. All types of loss are welcome. You will be trained and supported by a licensed therapist. Due to COVID-19, Our Peer Counselor Training will be held virtually this year via Zoom and Google Classroom. Training dates are: Oct 12, 2020 6-9 pm EST
Oct 14, 2020 6-8 pm EST
Oct 19, 2020 6-8 pm EST
Oct 21, 2020 6-8 pm EST Cost - $25
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Attendees will gain valuable skills in communication and tools for understanding their own grief. By the end of the Peer Counseling Training Workshop, you will: - Become familiar with the mission of GrieveWell - Have a better understanding of the normal grieving process as well as complicated grief -Understand the role of a Peer Counselor -Obtain effective and compassionate listening skills -Reflect on your own personal journey of life and loss Learn more and register today at https://grievewell.nationbuilder.com/peer_counselor_training

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About GrieveWell

Location:

4624 PACKARD ST, ANN ARBOR, MI 48108, US

Mission Statement

GrieveWell provides resources and support to adults in grief, as well as those who surround them, in order to build a community that promotes healthy grieving and healing. We envision a community in which individuals grieve well so that they can lead a full life after loss.

Description

GrieveWell, a non-profit organization founded in 2010, seeks to build a community that promotes healthy grieving and healing so that adults can grieve well and lead a full life after loss. Join us in our efforts to:
- Provide one-to-one, personalized peer support under the oversight of a trained professional
- Prepare people to effectively support the bereaved through education and outreach
- Build stronger, more supportive communities through engaging events and activities
- Develop digital tools and resources accessible to grievers when they need it
All of our services and programs are delivered virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Community
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour/week
  • 12 hour training

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