Certified Aftercare Specialist™

Certified Aftercare Specialist™

Strengthen your place in the market and grow your business.

Aligned with the NFDA’s Pursuit of Excellence, the Certified Aftercare Specialist™ is an accredited training developed exclusively for funeral professionals. Learn how to provide supportive programs and community outreach through aftercare best practices that give families a reason to return to your funeral home next time they lose a loved one.

Certified Aftercare Specialist™

$950 | Choose your location below

May 29 – 30, 2020
Greenville, SC

Utica, NY

Aug 3 – 4, 2020
Seattle, WA

Nov 30 – Dec 4, 2020
Bahamas cruise

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Training includes:
  • Aftercare best practices
  • iCare Aftercare™ Solutions Manual
  • Scripts, templates and printables for each program
  • How to create multiple aftercare programs
  • How to market your aftercare programs
  • How to build community connections
  • How to provide community outreach
  • How to create positive media opportunities
  • Free International Grief Institute website listing
  • 10 complimentary iCare keycards for your families

  • Bonus:
    Every Certified Aftercare Specialist™ also receives:
  • one full year of personalized support
  • a customized iCare web portal full of grief support resources for their families.

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Certified Aftercare Specialist

The Certified Aftercare Specialist™ training is a high-quality program that encompasses education, outreach skills, media opportunities, and templates that enable funeral professionals to provide the highest standards of aftercare through their own outreach programs.

Importance of certification

The certification aligns with the NFDA’s Pursuit of Excellence award by helping funeral professionals to develop and execute a program or service that has a positive impact on those served. Those who earn the CAS credential are designated as funeral service professionals dedicated to investing in family and community care. It establishes credibility and expertise in the field of bereavement skills with delivery of effective, useful and quality outreach.

Accreditation
The Certified Aftercare Specialist™ is approved by the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice for 1.05 continuing education credits and 10.5 contact hours (APFSP Category A).

Meet the Aftercare Advisory Board

Aftercare Advisory Board

The IGI Aftercare Advisory Board is composed of experienced funeral professionals who are committed to being at the forefront of the future of aftercare. The board meets quarterly to explore aftercare trends, how to establish best practices, and develop ways to put them into action that best meet the needs of the funeral industry. Learn more »


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