Certified Bereavement Buddy™

Start time

Friday, Oct. 11, 2019


20 contact hours

This innovative certification is for individuals who want to offer professional grief peer support. 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 Bereavement Buddy™ curriculum is open to anyone desiring further education in the field of grief and bereavement. Upon completion, students will earn the Certified Bereavement Buddy™ certification and be able to offer professional peer 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). No prerequisites exist for this certification. 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



Country Inn & Suites by Raddison Atlanta Airport

5100 West Fayetteville Road

College Park, Georgia 30349

Rate: $92/night | Reserve room at 770-991-1099 | Includes free breakfast and airport shuttle