Contact Hours: 4

Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP,


  • Explore social mores and interaction patterns
Identify, assess, summarize and utilize: 
• The differences between anticipated and sudden loss 
• At least five factors that affect individual reactions to loss 
• How people perceive and make sense of trauma and unexpected change 
• What information and education is most helpful immediately after death 
• Effective presence and support measures
• Self-Care techniques, including self-awareness, externalization and actions 
• Associated complications that can arise from sudden and/or violent death 
• How to effectively mourn the person who died and maintain a healthy connection

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