Tuesday, August 13, 2019
6:00 – 8:00 PM ET
Jared Pingleton, Psy.D., is a Christ-follower, husband, father, and grandfather. He is also a minister, clinical and consulting psychologist, professor, author, and international speaker who is passionate about communicating Jesus’ love, mercy, and grace to a hurting and conflicted world. A respected leader in the Christian mental health field, Dr. Pingleton has been in professional practice since 1977. Dually trained in theology and psychology, he has been a professor at several Christian universities and seminaries, served on the pastoral staff of two large churches, and has authored or coauthored eight books. Formerly Director of Counseling Services at Focus on the Family, Dr. Pingleton serves as Director of Mental Healthcare and Ministry for the AACC.
Kay Lyn Carlson, LSW, is the founder and director of Choose Grace International and specializes in reproductive loss. She also serves as a division leader for the American Association of Christian Counselors’ Reproductive Loss and Sexual Trauma Network. Kay Lyn lives in Richmond, Virginia.
Grief and trauma are some of the most prevalent presenting issues that clinicians, lay counselors, and pastors encounter today in practice and ministry settings. This Webinar will facilitate understanding of the multidimensional therapeutic needs of women and men who have experienced a reproductive loss through infertility, miscarriage, abortion, and stillbirths—including related shame and trauma responses. This interactive, multifaceted presentation will outline the latest trends and research, as well as discuss evidence-based treatment strategies and practices that are essential to walk clients through these particular types of grief, loss, shame, and trauma.
- Understand the widespread incidence of, and mental health implications pertaining to, reproductive loss
- Gain knowledge regarding reproductive bereavement among women and men and learn healing interventions for grief work
- Learn effective intervention strategies for both women and men who have experienced trauma symptoms/PTSD from a reproductive loss