Benchmark – Mental Health & Wellness Blog Post 1 Dealing with Loss
For this assignment, imagine you are a mental health worker with a blog that you use to assist those experiencing the grief process. Consider your audience: Those currently dealing with grief or other mental health workers. Access and explore the HealthyPlace Mental Health website to read through some of the existing mental health blogs.Blogs | HealthyPlace
Citing two to four scholarly sources, in a blog post (500-750 words) provide some ways your readers can successfully deal with the following:
Grief and bereavement – Explain how different the grief process is for those dealing with traumatic loss (murder, suicide, accidental death) and those dealing with chronic illnesses.
Major life adjustments after loss for those dealing with trauma and chronic illnesses.
Lastly, in your blog post, provide advice on how readers can safely utilize social media (Facebook, Instagram, blogs, GoFundMe) to help cope with the grieving process.
You may use Microsoft Word templates, creative fonts, and small file images to create your blog post.
While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. A link to the LopesWrite technical support articles is located in Class Resources if you need assistance.
This benchmark assignment assesses the following programmatic competencies:
#6.3: Evaluate how the grief process may differ due to types of losses and individual differences.
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Traumatic Loss (B)
Trauma and Chronic Illnesses
Safe Use of Social Media
Thesis, Position, or Purpose
Development, Structure, and Conclusion
Mechanics of Writing