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March 18, 2020 | 2:00 p.m. Eastern | 11:00 a.m. Pacific (1.5 hours)
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Presentation Description

Over the past 25 years, the development of the childhood bereavement arena has flourished.  Advances in practice, programming and research have been substantial in many arenas.  This presentation will explore how scholars and practicioners have forged pathways that explore the unique grief experiences of African children, families and communities.   The presenter will highlight some of critical work at genesis of this movement and explore pathways for future development and greater inclusion through the works of current and past scholars, clinicians, leaders and organizations.

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1. Participants will explore some of the unique challenges of African American children and families and their adaptive strategies in facing the enduring pain of loss, grief and vulnerability.

2. Participants will learn strategies to examine their own individual and agency practices to further ground them in social justice, family and strengths-based foundations.

3. Participants will reflect on Black Experience-Based Social Work as a model for current and future development of bereavement study, policy and practice.

About the Presenter

Kevin R. Carter, LCSW, currently serves as the Clinical Director for the Center for Grieving Children.  Prior to the current position Kevin practiced in a variety of settings as a clinician, administrator and educator in community mental health, residential care for adolescents, hospice child/teen bereavement and also served as a field director in social work education.  His primary interests are in grief/loss/trauma and in particular,  how these issues impact children, youth and families in African American communities across the United States. 

Continuing Education

CE Learning Systems, LLC:

American Psychological Association
CE Learning Systems, LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

National Board for Certified Counselors
CE Learning Systems and National Alliance for Grieving Children (NAGC) are cosponsors of this program. The cosponsorship has been approved by NBCC. CE Learning Systems is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5951. The ACEP solely is responsible for this program, including the awarding of NBCC credit.

New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work
CE Learning Systems SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0060.

New York Education Department for Licensed Mental Health Counselors
CE Learning Systems, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0072.

Texas Board of Social Work Examiners
CE-Go, a service of CE Learning Systems, is approved to offer continuing education courses by the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners (#6460). CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for the courses.

Many state licensing boards accept APA approval to meet CE requirements. If you are a Counselor, Psychologist, Social Worker, or MFT, please check with your licensing board to see if APA is acceptable.

CE Certificate and Evaluation Process

Approximately 3 days after the conclusion of the event, you will receive an email link to CE-Go (This link will be sent to the email account you used to register for the event).

 Upon accessing the CE-Go website, you will be able to:

  • Complete an evaluation forms for each session you attended
  • Download your continuing education certificate in a PDF format

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the CE-Go process, please contact CE-Go at 877 248 6789 or by email at .

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