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ABOUT THIS CERTIFICATION TRAINING

Today there is a clear call to understand and work with death and dying in new and more open ways. Our culture is awakening to a more conscious view of our own mortality. This certification program is intended to reframe our current conception of dying and reclaim the wisdom and practices of the past. It provides health care practitioners, and those with a profound interest in the energetics of living and dying, with a unique set of skills to deepen their understanding of the spiritual, psychological, social and physical aspects of the dying experience.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The Art of Dying certificate program is suitable for those working in hospice, nursing homes and other health care settings, and is also appropriate for students as well as counselors, social workers, teachers, clergy, psychologists and others who want to broaden their work in the burgeoning field of death and dying. It is also appropriate for anyone with a sincere interest in this profound topic.

ATTENDEES WILL LEARN

  • How to work more compassionately and intelligently with the dying
  • Tools for caregiving and caregivers
  • Alternative ways to understand life and death
  • To return sacredness to the dying process
  • How to promote wise relationships in accompanying the dying
  • Tools and techniques of the End of life Doula
  • Psycho-Spiritual Transformation in Death and Dying
  • The effects of compassionate presence at the end of life

Facilitated by Catharine DeLong

Catharine DeLong is a Music-Thanatologist who delivers music vigils to individuals who are approaching the end of life. Catharine is a graduate of the Chalice of Repose Project and the Music Thanatology Association International. She is an interfaith minister affiliated with the One Spirit Interfaith Alliance.

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FACILITATED BY:

  • Catharine DeLong

FEATURED INSTRUCTORS :

  • Jeanne Denney
  • Leslie Blackhall, MD
  • Henry Fersko-Weiss, LCSW
  • Olivia Bareham
  • Simcha Raphael, PhD
  • Frank Ostaseski
  • Amy Cunningham
  • Catherine DeLong

WHAT YOU’LL NEED FOR THIS COURSE

  • PreRequisites: N/A
  • Supplies list for the class: N/A
  • Zoom Software Requirements: This is an online course which requires Zoom webinar software. Zoom is easy to use. Click Here to make sure your computer is set-up correctly.

The next session of this training is scheduled to take place in January 2021. Additional information will be available shortly.

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