Certified Aftercare Specialist™ is for funeral professionals desiring training to meet the needs of grieving families.
This innovative certification is for funeral care professionals who want to offer professional aftercare services to their families. It’s designed to provide comprehensive orientation in grief education as well as understanding of healing modalities and support services. Based on the principles of Critical Incident Stress Management, the cutting-edge interactive curriculum offers practical knowledge and a solid foundation for understanding all aspects of grief, how to mitigate the effects of emotional trauma, and a comprehensive toolbox of healing modalities to offer clients.
The Certified Aftercare Specialist™ curriculum is open to any funeral professional desiring further education in the field of grief and bereavement. Upon completion, students will earn the Certified Aftercare Specialist™ certification and be able to offer professional support in any setting. An annual online refresher class will keep you in front of emerging trends, evidence-based research, and at the forefront of healing modality tools for your clients ($100 for annual refresher course). Lodging and dinner are the responsibility of students.
9 am to 5:30 pm Friday, October 11, 2019
9 am to 5:30 pm Saturday, October 12, 2019
9 am to noon Sunday, October 13, 2019
$950 early bird price through June 30
$995 beginning July 1