Resilience: Grieving and Growing Through Loss, Hurts and Disappointments

  • 17 May 2014
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Health Service Complex (Rosecrans), SAN DIEGO Conference Room, 3851 Rosecrans Street, San Diego, CA 92110

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Re·sil·ience
Grieving and Growing Through
Loss, Hurts and Disappointments

 

Why do some individuals appear to be unaffected by change or loss while others seem unable to go on with their lives?  Are some individuals born with a resilience gene? Is there a test for resilience? What’s the difference between denial and resilience? If I’m not born with it, can resilience be learned? Where do I sign up?   

 

Imagine a grassy field with a boot print that slowly disappears over time. The field looks the same as it did before the boot print. This metaphor illustrates the popular definition of “resilience” as the ability of a strained body to return to its original shape after it has been pulled, stretched, pressed, bent, etc.  However the American Psychological Association now defines resilience as a process. Could it be both a learned ability and a lifelong process?

 

Join us for an interactive workshop on resilience and discover how your response to change or loss can make a difference in the quality of your life, relationships and happiness.

 

Our presenter, Yolanda Gorick, MFT, will facilitate an interactive workshop and introduce the concept of resilience as the positive effect of mastering developmental tasks over the entire human life span.

 

Workshop participants will:  

·         Take a resilience quiz

·         Learn and apply 5 resilience skills

·         Learn 5 resilience factors

Yolanda Gorick is a Licensed Marriage and Family therapist who graduated from Philips Graduate Institute. An experienced grief facilitator, she is trained in EMDR therapy and frequently uses cognitive therapy, metaphor and experiential exercises with her clients. Her radio show, Hope after Hurt, Love after Loss, featured topics of disenfranched losses for couples. She currently is in clinical practice at the Mission Valley office of Center for Enriching Relationships www.enrichingrelationships.org  She is currently taking courses to become a certified life and leadership coach.

This course is provided by the San Diego Chapter of CAMFT, PCE #58. This course meets the qualifications for 3 hours of Continuing Education credit for MFTs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Science.

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Please note that the San Diego Chapter Membership is an ADDITIONAL membership to your CAMFT membership. If you are unsure of your membership with SD-CAMFT please email our membership chair at camftsd.membership@gmail.com.

A refund will NOT be given if an attendee pays online and is unable to attend the event. A refund WILL be given if an attendee pays an erroneous amount for the event.

Special Needs: Facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities. If you have a special need and plan to attend the event, please contact Katy Dwyer at (858) 220-9519 or via email at camftsd.workshopchair@gmail.com. Please allow as much advance notice as is possible to ensure we have ample opportunity to meet your needs.

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