Compassionate Communities: Before I Die Our keynote speaker is Dr. Jody Carrington from Olds, Alberta, and plenary speakers include LPN Pat Carlson, retired RN Rita Helmig, and a panel discussion including palliative physician Dr. Kevin Letley, Death Doula Rayne Johnson, and Bonnie Hoffman from Green Burials.
5-Day Online Certificate Program: March 22-26, 2021 This is an open enrollment public 5-day certificate program for those working in Indigenous communities & organizations. This program blends both Western and Indigenous perspectives, and provides participants an opportunity to develop a set of competencies for effectively responding to people experiencing trauma and grief. Trainers: Noela Crowe-Salazar,… [More…]
This is a live virtual event using Zoom, an online meeting platform. This is a two-day workshop. Every person will experience grief and loss – a profound sense of final separation from something or someone important. Grief is a normal and appropriate reaction to the death of a loved one, the experience of separation/divorce, intergenerational… [More…]
Day 1: Thursday February 25, 2021 Children at the Bedside: Preparing Children for the Death of Someone Close to Them Overview: Supporting children and youth who are experiencing the dying of someone close to them is a challenging experience across all disciplines, even for the most skilled volunteer or professional. There is a growing body… [More…]
This is a live virtual event using Zoom, an online meeting platform. In many organizations it is common to find employees suffering from the adverse effects of stress. In the helping field, there are additional factors related to the nature of supporting people that can contribute to compassion fatigue or secondary trauma symptoms. Left unmanaged,… [More…]