(WEBINAR) Grief 101: Good Grief


# of CE's: 2.5

0.3 IACET CE's

CE Type: SW, IACET, PCB, CPRP                # of CE's: 2.5 CE's      0.3 IACET CE's


About This Course

Loss is experienced across all facets of life and can have a deep impact on individuals, families, and communities. But what do we do when someone’s experience of loss turns into grief? Grief is the emotional response to loss and can be experienced in a number of different ways across different people. This presentation will help identify the signs and symptoms of grief, show how we can redefine grief and grieving, and identify ways that we can support folks who are experiencing grief.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Define terms related to grief and loss, including different types of grief.
  2. Identify the signs and symptoms of grief as well as triggers.
  3. Discuss the impact of grief on the individual and the community.
  4. Discuss some ways to support folks who are addressing their personal experiences with loss and grief.


Intended Audience: 

General public, clinical and non-clinical employees.


Instructional Level: 



Completion Requirements: 

Participants must attend the entire session, participate in all activities, and submit an evaluation within the 7 days of training to receive credits and a certificate. All CEU certificates and certificates of attendance will be received through the DBHIDS Learning Hub. Once you have completed your evaluation you will have access to your CEU or Certificate of Attendance through your DBHIDS Learning Hub Account.


Credit Statements:

BHTEN is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. 
As an IACET Accredited Provider, BHTEN offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.  BHTEN is authorized by IACET to offer CEUs for this program.
(0.3 CEU = 2.5 Training Hours)

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Behavioral Health Training and Education Network BHTEN, #1779, is approved as an ACE provider to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Regulatory boards have the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. ACE provider approval period: 9/22/22-9/22/25. Social workers completing this course receive 2.5 General continuing education credits


The Behavioral Health Training & Education Network (BHTEN), provider #4158280, is approved by Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (PRA) to provide continuing education to Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioners (CPRPs) and CPRP candidates.

This activity is approved for a maximum of 2.5 contact hours of continuing education in psychiatric rehabilitation and recovery in the following CPRP Focus Domain(s): ## - DOMAIN TITLE.  CPRPs and CPRP candidates should only claim credit commensurate with their participation in the activity

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Course Instructors

December 7, 2022

Brienne Jennings


Education and Training Supervisor



Brienne has been working in the behavioral health field for the past 11 years and has done so in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania. During this time, she has provided behavioral health services as an instructional designer, trainer, behavioral health clinician/therapist, case manager, research assistant, and mental health technician. Brienne holds a MA in Mental Health Counseling from Seton Hall University and has training in trauma, counseling practices (including Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, and Grief), learning management systems, and project management. Brienne is also a CPI Certified Associate Instructor for Nonviolent Crisis Intervention®. Brienne currently works at DBHIDS as the Learning Development Specialist.

July 10, 2023

Leonia Johnson

Public Health Coordinating Program Analyst

Healthy Minds Philly/MHFA/Philadelphia Crisis/PMHCC/ City of Philadelphia DBHIDS


Leonia Johnson is a proud Philadelphia native, artist, community leader/activist and Therapist. She attended Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology; and later received a Master of Science degree in Counseling from Cairn University. Throughout her career she has served in various settings, implementing healthy practices in order to serve humanity at large while addressing the intersections of culture, race, gender, mental health and spirituality. From organizing in her community, speaking on race, religion, and other topics, working with “At Risk-Youth”, to helping dual diagnosed individuals and returning citizens within the justice system, Miss Johnson knows it to be her passion (and believes it to be her calling) to see the truth produces change in society. She loves her niece, Peyton, all melanated people, The Philadelphia Eagles and working with youth and young adults from various backgrounds. Leonia is active within her church and community and served one of the youngest Block Captains the city of Philadelphia for the past 15 years. One of her aims in counseling is to practically assist people who struggle while enabling them to see that hope and recovery is possible. Another aim in working with young people is to equip the nation’s future leaders with a healthy world view, assist with mentorship and display how truth can be culturally relevant while bringing practical help, healing and unity to all who pursue recovery and wholeness.