One-third of American children have gone through a negative experience that can have lasting implications for their physical and mental health, according to the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
Grief journeys can be difficult enough without the additional layers that come with a suicide loss. Gaining additional expertise in counseling survivors of suicide loss through training, consultation and supervision can make all the difference in the care you provide to clients.
Individuals with dementia are frequently looking for a sense of safety and security. Letting clients know that they are not alone in their fear is crucial.
A trusting supervision relationship means the counselor-in-training is comfortable admitting “I messed up,” even knowing that it may slow the licensing process down.
It is important to understand what we are talking about when we discuss mental health in the military-affiliated population. As mental health professionals, it is equally important to understand the potential psychological impacts that our clients have experienced.