Grief Support Group for spring 2013- Faculty and Staff Assistance Program

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Grief Support Group, now recruiting members for Spring 2013

Dates: Thursdays, starting Feb. 28, 2013 
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location: UMC 335
Facilitator: Ben Leonard, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) 
Group support and education focusing on "Grieving"

Being bereaved can be an overwhelming experience, and is often confusing and frightening. However, while bereavement can be quite painful, it is not a sickness or an abnormal condition. It is not something to be “cured” or “fixed.” Rather, it is part of the natural human response to losing someone close to us. It has been said that bereavement is the cost of loving and being loved.

This group will meet once a week in a group setting for those who are recently bereaved or just beginning the grief process. Sessions include information about grief, support to determine your own needs and coping skills, and time to share experiences. Handouts will provide additional material that can be shared with others. A licensed staff counselor will facilitate the group process, provide information and understanding in a safe, supportive and accepting environment.

Please email Ben.Leonard@colorado.edu or call 303-492-3020 for more information or to register.

Website: http://hr.colorado.edu/fsap/groups/Pages/Grief.aspx

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