Proceedings of the 3rd ASEAN Conference on Psychology, Counselling, and Humanities (ACPCH 2017)

Loss and Grief Counselling for Flood Victims

Authors
Rahimi Che Aman, Syed Mohamad Syed Abdullah, Nor Shafrin Ahmad
Corresponding Author
Rahimi Che Aman
Available Online February 2018.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/acpch-17.2018.38How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Loss, grief, counselling, counselling techniques, flood victims
Abstract
Every disaster that happens, such as a flood, will definitely leave impacts on the individuals in terms of the feeling of loss and grief. This inspires counsellors to find the most appropriate counselling approach in dealing with these victims of flood disasters. This paper discusses the nature of loss and grief among flood victims, and the process of identifying suitable theories in developing counselling module for the affected victims. In addition, the integration of the principles of the Dual Process model, Solution Focused Brief Counselling and The Creative Arts in Counselling can be considered as significant inputs in constructing the loss and grief counselling module to manage the emotional issues faced the flood victims. The main emotional issues encountered by their clients are sadness, fear, and anxiety as a result of their experiences as flood victims. The multiple counselling techniques used are namely miracle question, scaling question, drawing, and modelling; they are known to be helpful in facilitating the counselling process. In conclusion, this systematic and structured loss and grief counselling module has effectively benefited counsellors in providing appropriate counselling services to the flood victims.
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Proceedings
3rd ASEAN Conference on Psychology, Counselling, and Humanities (ACPCH 2017)
Part of series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
February 2018
ISBN
978-94-6252-457-6
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/acpch-17.2018.38How to use a DOI?
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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