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Coping with Client Loss

For all virtual training, a working microphone and video are required for participation and engagement. The Zoom link will be sent 24 hours prior to the start of the training to the email address provided at enrollment.

For any accommodations to this, please contact the Spectrum Education and Training institute at

Hillary Petko



CEUs: 3.0



Spectrum Health Community of Caring

Training Overview

Grief and loss is a universal experience. Whether we endure it in our personal lives or in the work we do every day as behavioral health professionals, it can be particularly difficult to understand and navigate. Throughout this training, we will consider different perspectives and models of the grief and loss process, particularly in regards to client loss in a behavioral health setting. The effects of client loss will be explored as well as tools and techniques to better cope with loss in the work environment. This is an interactive training that provides and opportunity to explore healthy coping skills surrounding client loss as well as to normalize associated thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Video and microphone required.


Educational Goals

Participants will be able to identify:

  • 1-2 models of the grieving process.
  • 1-2 techniques to assist in coping with client loss.
  • 1-2 agency and/or community resources that can promote additional support after experiencing client loss.


Interested in this course?