Tammy Hurst and Joy Harris-Edwards present Suicide Assessment, Treatment, and Management. Register under Training Tab by March 8. Registration for all KCA webinars March & April 2021 available under 'Training Tab'.


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Trainer:  Hannah Coyt, Ph.D., LPCC-S, NCC, CCMHC

Training Date:  April 30, 2021

Training Time:  9 – Noon EDT

Training Platform:  Zoom link will be sent after registration is received

Cost:  $60.00 (KCA members), $90.00 (nonmembers)


CE/EILA (21 EIL 2210) – 3 hours, Understanding grief is important when working with clients and students who have suffered loss.  Grief is not limited to feelings of sadness. It can also involve guilt, yearning, anger, and regret. Emotions are often surprising in their strength or mildness. This workshop will focus on the following concepts related to grief:  discussing grief with participant interaction, research on grief and how it affects different populations – children, adults, adolescents.  Identifying different types of grief including loss of person, job, routine, as well as the impact related to the relationship (spouse, child, parent, friend, sudden death, death by overdose) and other forms of stigmatized deaths will be discussed.  Tools for working with grief in a variety settings, including clinical and school will be presented.  Time will be available for question and answer to engage participants. 


Trainer Bio: Dr. Hannah Coyt

Hannah M. Coyt, Ph.D., LPCC-S, NCC, CCMHC has been a licensed counselor in Kentucky since 2000. She has worked in the mental health field for over 20 years with various populations including SMI adults, children, adolescents, geriatric clients, veterans, families, couples, and substance use. Additionally, Dr. Coyt has been a board-approved supervisor since 2001 and was recently appointed to the Kentucky LPC Board. Dr. Coyt has also served on various counseling association committees, such as ACES, AMHCA, KMHCA, KCA, MLA, SACES, and Chi Sigma. Hannah has also served in an adjunct role for Lindsey Wilson College, School of Professional Counseling, and the Counseling and Student Affairs department at Western Kentucky University. At Lindsey Wilson College, she has taught as a clinical affiliate faculty member in the Human Services and Counseling program since 2002 and recently transitioned to Assistant Professor. She has presented at local, state, regional, and national conferences, and has publications regarding work with the Appalachian culture and roles of the counselor educator in crisis situations. Her presentations include topics such as addictions, assessment in substance use, suicide, Appalachian women in higher education, law enforcement culture, and geriatric issues. Her current research interests include grief work, barriers to law enforcement officers seeking mental health services, assessment tools in counseling, and substance use.