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The Art of Creating Meaning from Loss
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When: Thursday, February 20, 2020
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: NASW-NYC Chapter Office
305 7th Avenue
13th Floor
New York, New York  10001
United States

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Loss is an issue that is prevalent in the lives of everyone. The impact can be devastating if not processed in an emotionally healthy way. When loss does occur, mental health workers must be prepared to assist clients manage the loss, resume normalcy and grow from that loss.


This workshop will focus on creating meaning from loss thus helping clients rebuild their lives in a more beautiful and meaningful way as a result of loss. Participants will be able to evaluate their ability to create meaning with their clients and learn how to help their clients understand and build from their experiences of loss; experiences not limited to death but could include a loss of job, a divorce, and loss of a relationship, to name a few.



With this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Articulate and define creating meaning and how it relates to loss
  • Understand the various avenues in which meaning is created for sustained mental health

  • Create their own meaning by participating in activities that will teach them how to assist their clients in creating meaning as a part of their healing process



NASW Member: $55 | Non-Member: $115


3 SW CE Contact Hours






Dr. June Tyson is an LCSW-R, ACSW and is practicing psychotherapy in Brooklyn. She is also an adjunct professor for the master’s degree in Counseling Program at Liberty University.


Dr. Tyson enjoys traveling as a missionary to countries such as Thailand, Mexico, and Haiti and has taught English to students in these countries. She is also a part of a Global Health Group, in which she travels and shares Social Work techniques with doctors and nurses of various hospitals and universities in Nigeria.


Dr. Tyson received her MSW from Fordham University and her PhD in Human Services from Capella University.






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NASW-NYC Certificates Policy


As per New York State Continuing Education guidelines, attendees must arrive on time and attend the ENTIRE workshop to receive their Continuing Education Contact Hours. Any attendees who arrive late or leaves early to a workshop will not receive their certificate, is not allowed admittance into the workshop and is also not eligible for a refund in any way. Please check transportation schedules ahead of time and plan accordingly.


We are currently transitioning from providing paper certificates to electronic ones. Please ensure that your registration information is accurate (name, e-mail, license type and number) as this will impact your continuing education certificates. NASW-NYC is not responsible for the accuracy of your registration information. To receive your certificate of completion, on the workshop date, please sign-in with your time and before you leave, initial-out with your time. Certificates will be e-mailed within 30 calendar days after workshop evaluations have been completed.



NASW-NYC Refund Policy


All refund requests must be submitted by e-mail to accounting.naswnyc@socialworkers.orgRefund e-mails must include the subject line "Refund Request" as well as the attendee's name, workshop date and title in the body of the e-mail. Valid requests must be received no later than five business days prior to course date. NASW-NYC reserves the right to refuse any refunds requested later than five days prior to the course date.


All refunds are subject to a $20.00 administrative processing fee.

Refund requests typically require 1-2 weeks processing time.

Refunds ONLY; credit cannot be issued toward a future program date or substituted for another workshop.


If the workshop is cancelled, you will be informed ahead of time and fully refunded.



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NASW New York City Chapter 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 #0027 and the State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists #MFT-0060.

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