DEADLINE TODAY: Register for Continuing Ed Webinar - The Art of Creating Meaning from Loss

Tuesday 13 October 2020


Register today for our new Continuing Education Webinar

     SUBJECT: 'The Art of Creating Meaning from Loss.'

     WHEN: Tuesday, October 27, 2020  6:00pm – 8:00pm


Limited Seating

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If you have any questions, please contact the Welfare Fund at (212) 777-9000 x 3065

Course description:

Loss is an issue that is prevalent in the lives of everyone. The impact can be devastating if not processed in an emotionally healthy way. When loss does occur, mental health workers must be prepared to assist clients manage the loss, resume normalcy and grow from that loss.

This workshop will focus on creating meaning from loss thus helping clients rebuild their lives in a more beautiful and meaningful way as a result of loss. Participants will be able to evaluate their ability to create meaning with their clients and learn how to help their clients understand and build from their experiences of loss; experiences not limited to death but could include a loss of job, a divorce, and loss of a relationship, to name a few.

With this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Articulate and define creating meaning and how it relates to loss
  • Understand the various avenues in which meaning is created for sustained mental health
  • Create their own meaning by participating in activities that will teach them how to assist their clients and in creating meaning as part of their healing process

2 SW CE Contact Hours


Dr. June Tyson is an LCSW-R, ACSW and is practicing psychotherapy in Brooklyn. She is also an adjunct professor for the master’s degree in Counseling Program at Liberty University.

Dr. Tyson enjoys traveling as a missionary to countries such as Thailand, Mexico, and Haiti and has taught English to students in these countries. She is also a part of a Global Health Group, in which she travels and shares Social Work techniques with doctors and nurses of various hospitals and universities in Nigeria.

Dr. Tyson received her MSW from Fordham University and her PhD in Human Services from Capella University.

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