Perinatal Bereavement for Birth Workers
Attend this training to enhance your knowledge, level of skill, and personal awareness when providing care to families who have experienced loss in the past, are currently experiencing loss, and how to support and cope as a birth worker in the face of loss. This course is intended for all professionals who work with women and families during the childbearing year.
**The next course series releases November 18th**
Concepts of Perinatal Loss: Aspects of care, importance of related aspects of care such as subsequent pregnancy, traumatic birth, preterm labor, NICU, and multiple losses.
Clinical Decision Making: How labor birth and postpartum is different, assessment of knowledge with clients, birth plan creation, considerations for making the birth special, and facilitation of care plan. Other topics include medically assisted abortion, placenta options, lactation after loss
Psychosocial Care: Relationship based support, types of grief, patient support needs, sibling support, honoring relationships, and communication with the patient.
Spiritual and Cultural Care: Honoring spiritual beliefs, planning a funeral, cremation, or memorial service, other options to honor/memorialize an infant after loss,
Bereavement Support: Resource management, referrals, follow up, and facilitator.
Self-Care: Consequences of unresolved grief and compassion fatigue, coping with grief and compassion fatigue, self-care
Clinical Support & Professional Practice: Coordinating care with a team approach, practice issues, and professional development.
This course is delivered in a PDF manual as well as accompanying video series. Plus a bonus live session.