New Beginnings Professional Workshops — Expand Your Knowledge!

2/21/20 (9AM-3PM) — Grief & Stress Workshop; Part 1: Grief: The Re-Identification of Self and Part 2: Stress: The Spice of Life or The Kiss of Death (click link)

New Beginnings at Waverly is an established provider of affordable, high-quality, and professional continuing education workshops in the behavioral health and addiction studies field. Our goal is to provide four workshops per year across multiple disciplines.

Our professional workshops are held on the grounds of our main facility in Waverly, Minnesota, just 35 miles west of Minneapolis. Professional workshops are open to everyone for a nonrefundable fee of $35.00 (to cover lunch and beverages). For more information, please send us an e-mail and you will soon begin to receive quarterly announcements for any upcoming workshops.

  • A nonrefundable fee of $35 is due at registration.
  • Once you have registered and paid, you will receive a confirmation notice. If you have not received a confirmation email please contact Jacqueline Shorr by calling 763-658-5800 ext. 1513 or email at jacqueline.shorr@nbminnesota.com.
  • ALL WRIGHT COUNTY EMPLOYEES please call Jackie to register.
  • A handout for the workshop will be emailed to you. If you do not receive an email containing the handout a week prior to the scheduled workshop please contact Jackie by phone or email at least 24 hours before the workshop.
  • If you are unable to attend, please contact us to allow others to attend as space is limited. If you have a replacement for your spot we will need to know at least 24 hours in advance.

For more Information on each individual Workshop or to Register:

Click on the “REGISTER” button on the workshop you wish to attend, there you will find more information. To register for a specific workshop fill in your “Personal Information“. Once you have completed the registration and paid a confirmation email will be sent to you. Please note you are not registered until payment is received. A handout for the workshop will be emailed to you prior to the workshop.

Workshop & Learning Objectives:

This will be a 2 part training, the first part titled “Grief: The Re-
Identification of self” will be in the morning. This presentation examines
the various types of losses human beings experience in life both maturationally and situationally. A societal view of grief and mourning is discussed along with the ways in which people process grief.
The second part “Stress: The Spice of Life or the Kiss of Death” be in the
afternoon. In this presentation time is spent looking at both the positive
and negative aspects of stress in daily lives. A self-analysis stress test is
completed by the participant. Stress coping skills are taught along with a
one– half hour session on self hypnosis training.

As a result of the training participants will take away information

• Society and grief today
• Losses and gains
• Processing: The work of re-identifying
• Normal vs pathological grief
• The many myths of grief
• Pros and cons of group therapy with grief
• Distinguish between the major types of stress.
• Better understand the psychological and physical effects of long term
• List five methods of handling stress.
• Better understand and utilize relaxing methods for their own stress reduction
and for their clients/patients.