The University of St. Thomas

School of Social Work

Past Events

Advanced Clinical Practice Institute presents: AMBIGUOUS LOSS

Speaker: Pauline Boss, Ph.D.


Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - Wednesday, April 10, 2013

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM


St. Catherine University - COEUR DE CATHERINE BUILDING


2004 Randolph Avenue   Gate #3

St. Paul, MN  55105

Event Notes:


(Please note:  date on postcard mailing is incorrect)

A new lens for working with complicated loss and grief.

Participants will:

  • Be able to identify how the ambiguous loss model differs from traditional treatment modesl for loss and grief.
  • Be able to identify the effects of ambiguous loss individually and relationally.
  • Learn several recommended relational interventions for cases of ambiguous loss.
  • Increase their understanding of the effect of working with the trauma of ambiguous loss on the therapist.
  • Learn methods of increasing their own resilience when working with ambiguous loss.