Bereavement Fellow

Organization: Children’s Hospital -Milwaukee Campus

Location: Milwaukee, WI

The Bereavement Fellowship Position is a post master’s, paid learning and training experience. The Bereavement Fellow will gain knowledge and skills in grief theory and interventions through education and supervision.  The Bereavement Fellow will help enhance and expand trauma-informed, innovative and comprehensive bereavement interventions for the entire family through developing children’s programming, as well as help grow existing programming.  The Bereavement Fellow will help develop and improve community outreach and resources, as well as expand research initiatives.  The Bereavement Fellow will receive direct clinical experience and supervision for clinical hours towards earning their licensure in counseling and/or social work.  The fellowship agreement will include a two year commitment.
Master’s degree in social work, professional counseling, psychology, thanatology, nursing, theology, or related mental health discipline required; professional counseling or social work preferred.
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and the ability to interact effectively with people of varying socioeconomic classes with differing lifestyles, spiritual beliefs, and/or cultural values and with interdisciplinary health care professionals.
Requires analytical ability in order to evaluate and resolve problems of grieving families and refer to appropriate outside resources.
Computer proficiency, specifically with word processing and spreadsheet applications. Preferably will have prior experience with a database software application.
Requires independent judgment in order to apply effective assessment and interventions to the individual family being served.

Organizational Information

At Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, we believe kids deserve the best.

Children’s Hospital is a nationally recognized health system dedicated solely to the health and well-being of children. We provide primary care, specialty care, urgent care, emergency care, community health services, foster and adoption services, child and family counseling, child advocacy services and family resource centers. Our reputation draws patients and families from around the country.

We offer a wide variety of rewarding career opportunities and are seeking individuals dedicated to helping us achieve our vision of the healthiest kids in the country. If you want to work for an organization that makes a difference for children and families, and encourages you to be at your best every day, please apply today.

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