Death, Dying and Bereavement Education and Training


 HFA – 25th Anniversary Living with Grief Series: Transforming Loss: Finding Potential for Growth – release date March 19th 2018

An inspirational program about positive change and action by the bereaved in the aftermath of loss.  The program is appropriate for all professionals working in hospice and palliative care, counselors, clergy, funeral professionals, and any professional whose practice involves the bereaved. Ideal for community education and outreach, this program will touch the heart of anyone who has experienced loss with stories of people who have found meaning and purpose through loss. The program will offer clinicians tools to support and encourage transformative growth in grieving clients and will supply self-help advice for the bereaved.

Zen Hospice Project – San Francisco, CA (year round)  Mindful Caregiver Education – Open Death Conversation –  Volunteer Caregiver Program-  Including  Online Programs and Workshops

Center for Loss and Trauma – Dr. Joanne Cacciatore   Compassionate Bereavement Care Provider Certification – 4 days/30 hours in Sedona, Arizona  March 1-4, 2018

What is traumatic grief? Current literature recognizes traumatic grief as the death of a baby or child, violent death, suicide, homicide, and untimely deaths.

The Dougy Center International Summer Institute –                                                      Developing Peer Grief Support Programs for Children and Teens – July 23-27, 2018