Couples, Infertility, Miscarriage and Loss of a Child
No parent wants to bury their child, and for those who lose children, the grieving process can be long and painful. Grieving Together 2.0 will walk viewers through ways to help clients grieve both the loss of a child and the often-unrecognized loss of infertility and miscarriage.
GRT 101: When the Quiver is Empty: Grieving Infertility, Miscarriage, or Still Birth (GAL 206)
Eric Scalise, Ph.D.
Infertility is a silent struggle that results in a powerful sense of loss and grief that often goes unseen. In this lecture, Dr. Eric Scalise shares his personal story with sensitivity and compassion. Counselors and caregivers must be aware of the facts, statistics, and grief responses that infertile couples face in order to effectively help with the grieving process.
GRT 102: When Tragedy Strikes: The Death of a Child (GAL 204)
H. Norman Wright, D.Min.
Losing a child is one of the most painful losses a person can experience. In this presentation, Dr. H. Norman Wright describes his personal experience with the loss of his son and provides information for counselors working with those who have lost children.
GRT 103: Loss in Marriage: Helping Couples Grieve Together (GAL 205)
Jared Pingleton, Psy.D.
Couples experience a variety of losses throughout life, some typical and some atypical. In this lecture, Dr. Jared Pingleton discusses the types of losses that couples face and how counselors can help walk a couple through a challenging time of grief and loss.