Grief & Traumatic Loss Training
3 CE’s provided for: Counselors, Social Workers, RN’s
Also open to funeral directors, pastors, teachers, community leaders, etc. 


Date: Friday, Oct. 28th, 2022
Time: 12:00PM-3:00PM
Location: Cornerstone of Hope | 2963 Blue Jacket Court, Lima 45806
Cost: $55/Professionals | $35/Students
*Lunch will be provided


Grief is something that 100% of the population experiences, and few people experience it the same way. This training will focus on defining mourning, grief, bereavement and complicated grief. In addition, various grief symptoms and the differences between complicated and typical grief will be explored. Special focus will be given to the clinical process of walking individuals and families through suicide loss and traumatic loss. Participants will leave with a greater knowledge of grief, traumatic loss, and interventions to support the bereaved in their community.
Participants will:
•    Define mourning, grief, bereavement and complicated grief, including DSM criteria
•    Understand the tasks of grief and factors that make grief unique
•    Recognize differences in typical loss and traumatic loss
•    Gain intervention techniques to help grieving individuals process grief in healthy ways


From Internal to External: Blending Art & Therapy

3 CE’s provided for: Counselors, Social Workers, RN’s
Also open to funeral directors, pastors, teachers, community leaders, etc. 


Date: Friday, February 3rd, 2023
Time: 9:00AM-12:00PM
Location: Lima Community Church | Chapel Room | 2945 N Cole St, Lima 45801
Cost: $60/Professionals | $40/Students

Art is a unique avenue that makes the internal world of thoughts, emotions, and experiences externally visible, tangible and moldable! This training will equip attendees with practical artistic therapeutic tools to help clients of all ages process emotions, thoughts, perspectives, strengths, grief, conflict, perfection, boundaries, and more. This will be a hands-on learning experience-come ready to get artistic while you learn!
Attendees will:
•    Gain at least 17 practical artistic therapeutic techniques to utilize with clients of all ages
•    Learn how to engage clients in processing therapeutic topics through art
•    Identify how
•     art techniques pair with various therapeutic approaches
•    Receive foundational art supplies to begin their therapeutic artistic toolbox



When the leader is healthy, the team gets healthier, and the whole community benefits!


Topic: Managing Conflict and Difficult Conversations

Date: Wednesday, October 26th, 2022

Time: 11:45am-1:00pm

Location: Lima Community Church | CHAPEL ROOM | 2945 N. Cole St. Lima

Cost: FREE

*Lunch provided for all attendees


Conflict and difficult conversations in the workplace don’t have to be negative! These can lead to incredible growth in leaders and among team members to improve culture and service to clients or customers. The leadership tools given will be applicable to any workplace and can be implemented immediately!


This workshop will equip you with strategies to:

  • De-escalate conflict and identify growth

  • Receive and Deliver productive feedback

  • Recognize the value of truly hearing people

  • Provide common language that can be used in any workplace to approach difficult conversations from a healthy perspective.

*All attendees will recieve a leadership book relevant to this topic 


This pandemic has touched everyone’s life in some way. The ripple effect has impacted job security, emotional and mental health, relationships, experiences, memories, celebrations, faith, and more. And the prolonged stress of the uncertainty is taking a toll. However, there is hope! We are equipped with incredible minds and tools to use to help rein in our thoughts and take action steps that positively impact our mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual health. We are created to be resilient and to live with hope! 

Cornerstone of Hope Lima invites you to take part in our Pandemic Hope & Resilience Workshop which will include the following:

  • Provide psychoeducation regarding the impact of psychological stress and various types of grief as a result of the pandemic 

  • Assist participants in self-awareness of losses, stress symptoms, and emotions 

  • Equip participants with practical skills for healthy coping and healthy thinking, maintaining routine and productivity, being intentionally connective, recognizing strengths, utilizing gratefulness, and implementing forward thinking through a resilient mindset

  • Understanding how each individual has been equipped to be resilient and live with hope!


*Each participant will create a personalized “My Pandemic Hope & Resilience Plan” during the workshop to reflect on tools and techniques they are equipped with as we walk through this pandemic. 



Interlocking Bricks


Interlocking bricks provide a vehicle for endless possibilities in a manner kids can understand and interact with. This will be a fun, unique, hands-on training all done with interlocking bricks that will provide you with the following:

  • Education to help children better understand how their brains are wired

  • Self-Regulation and calming strategies for children

  • Healthy expression of emotion through colors and building

  • Ways to help children challenge their negative thinking

  • Tools to guide children to rethink their behavior and process life situations

  • Practical techniques to enable children to cope with stressful situations

  • Positive behavior reinforcement, strengths and confidence building


Evidence-based Education and Treatment Implications for Families in Transition Due to Divorce and/or Remarriage  

  • Understand realistic expectations in step-family and co-parenting situations

  • Learn how to effectively communicate to parents how to manage parental responsibility personally and with all parties involved in child’s life

  • Learn positive communication/relationship skills including healthy expression of emotions by parents and children

  • Recognize effective parenting styles, implement healthy boundaries and navigate discipline and consequences in dual family situations

  • Assess what children need from parents during dual family transitions


Best Practices and Effective Techniques When Working With Couples 


This workshop is designed to help clinicians and other professionals understand some of the most common struggles that couples face in their relationship.  We will discuss the best practices to keep in mind when working with couples including setting appropriate goals, boundaries, and expectations.  We will also discuss effective techniques that can be used to assess the needs of the couple, enhance positive communication, and establish a safe environment. By the end of the training, participants will be able to:

  • Understand common areas of stress and dissatisfaction in relationships including but not limited to differences in values, finances, and infidelity.

  • Identify best practices to use when working with couples to avoid dual relationships, triangulation, and keeping secrets.     

  • Describe effective treatments used with couples to promote healthy communication and fulfillment of needs.




Available For: Retreats, Conferences, Events, Churches, Schools & Community Organizations


Training & CEU Topics

  • Anticipatory Grief

  • Boundaries

  • Building Up Kids Interlocking Bricks

  • Creative Interventions

  • Ethics

  • Grief & Traumatic Loss

  • Group Dynamics & Interventions

  • Integrating Counseling & Faith

  • Parent support for emotions, self-regulation & behavior in kids

  • Self-regulations

  • Stress, Anxiety & Depression

  • Valuing client/patients

  • Additional topics tailored to your team training or CEU needs


Training Fees

  • $300 per hour

  • Mileage will be factored into final cost based on distance from Cornerstone of Hope LIMA office


If you would like more information on our trainings and what we offer, please contact our office at 419-581-9138 or email micah.moore@cornerstoneofhope.org.