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Career Counseling and Grief:
Providing career support for parents of a child with a chronic or terminal illness (Recorded)

This presentation will examine how a child’s chronic or terminal illness can alter a parent's life and career. Participants will gain an in-depth understanding, based on real life stories of parents who care for a child with a chronic or terminal illness, of how their chronic stress and grief can impact their career.

This presentation will share counseling resources that encourage career maintenance and growth during such trials. We will discuss career theories and counseling strategies to help clients attain an appropriate work life balance. Therapists will gain insights into communication with this special population of employees who find themselves in the grip of intense stress that challenges their ability to meet the responsibilities of their job and profession.

Disclosure: This class includes real life narratives of parents and pictures of their child with chronic or terminal illness.

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Career Counseling and Grief:
Providing career support for parents of a child with a chronic or terminal illness (Recorded)

Previously Recorded
$59.99 Mary Rose Tichar

This presentation will examine how a child’s chronic or terminal illness can alter a parent's life and career. Participants will gain an in-depth understanding, based on real life stories of parents who care for a child with a chronic or terminal illness, of how their chronic stress and grief can impact their career.

This presentation will share counseling resources that encourage career maintenance and growth during such trials. We will discuss career theories and counseling strategies to help clients attain an appropriate work life balance. Therapists will gain insights into communication with this special population of employees who find themselves in the grip of intense stress that challenges their ability to meet the responsibilities of their job and profession.

Disclosure: This class includes real life narratives of parents and pictures of their child with chronic or terminal illness.

About the Presenter

Mary Rose Tichar, a licensed and certified career counselor, guides people towards their full potential and a life of meaning and purpose. Her personal experience with loss and grief inspired her work with adults struggling to maintain their job during their child’s illness and/or after the death of their child. Mary Rose was a guest speaker for Restoring a Mother’s Heart retreat in 2017, the National Career Development Association conference in 2019, and the graduate counseling program at Cleveland State University in Cleveland OH in 2020.

Career Counseling and Grief:
Providing career support for parents of a child with a chronic or terminal illness (Recorded)

Previously Recorded

Presenter: Mary Rose Tichar

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Course Length: 3 Hours

Learning Objectives:

  1. to understand how a chronic or terminal illness can alter a parent's life and career
  2. learn counseling resources that encourage career maintenance and growth during the illness and/or during grief.
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This presentation will examine how a child’s chronic or terminal illness can alter a parent's life and career. Participants will gain an in-depth understanding, based on real life stories of parents who care for a child with a chronic or terminal illness, of how their chronic stress and grief can impact their career.

This presentation will share counseling resources that encourage career maintenance and growth during such trials. We will discuss career theories and counseling strategies to help clients attain an appropriate work life balance. Therapists will gain insights into communication with this special population of employees who find themselves in the grip of intense stress that challenges their ability to meet the responsibilities of their job and profession.

Disclosure: This class includes real life narratives of parents and pictures of their child with chronic or terminal illness.

Learning Objectives:

  1. to understand how a chronic or terminal illness can alter a parent's life and career
  2. learn counseling resources that encourage career maintenance and growth during the illness and/or during grief.

Agenda:

1. The Data. In 2019, the mortality rate in the United States was 6.5 children (ages 0-5) per 1,000 births.
2. The Parents Experience. Meet the parents and their children. Learn about their challenges at work during their child’s illness and/or after their child died.
3. Career Theory. Learn about career theories and therapies that support and engage the parent to restore a sense of identity and hope.
4. For Counselors. Resources for providing hope and comfort for parents.



This presentation is open to:
  • Social Workers
  • Professional Counselors
  • Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Licensed Mental Health Practitioners
  • Other professionals interacting with populations engaged in mental health based services
Course Level: introductory
Level of Clinician: beginner
  • New practitioners who wish to gain enhanced insight surrounding the topic
  • Experienced practitioners who seek to increase and expand fundamental knowledge surrounding the subject matter
  • Advanced practitioners seeking to review concepts and reinforce practice skills and/or access additional consultation
  • Managers seeking to broaden micro and/or macro perspectives

Participants will receive their certificate electronically upon completion of the webinar and course evaluation form.


Refund Policy: Full Refund until 48 hours before scheduled date.
48 hours before: full refund less $5.00 processing fee. After event no refund will be given.
*exclusions apply for reasonable need and cause.