September 22, 2023

Bereavement Facilitator Training – Manorville

November 4, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
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Sts. Peter & Paul Parish
781 Wading River Rd
Manorville,NY 11949
$60 per person
Ellen Zafonte516-678-5800, x506E-mail
Bereavement Facilitator Training - Manorville @ Sts. Peter & Paul Parish | Manorville | New York | United States

Facilitator training builds on the foundation for understanding the general principles of Bereavement Ministry.
This course will instruct on:

  • Self-Awareness of Dying and Death Attitudes and the Catholic Faith Experience
  • Overview of The Bereavement Process and Types of Grief
  • Viewing Grief from A Life-Span Perspectiye (adolescence through old-age)
  • Communication Skills Needed for Facilitators (understanding the Feedback Loop)
  • Establishing a Parish-Based Bereavement Group (closed group model)
  • Utilizing Journaling, Reflections, Prayer, and Guided Imagery Within the Group Process
  • Addressing Grief Within the Family Structure (children, adolescents, parents, etc.)
  • Enhancing Self-Identity and Overcoming Loss (goals-based model of help)
  • Practicum: Setting Up Your Parish Bereavement Support Group

The goal of this training is to prepare volunteer facilitators to deliver bereavement support groups within
their parish setting.

Day/Dates: Saturdays, November 4, 18 at 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 2 at 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Attendance is required all sessions.

Instructor: Dr. Chris Hayes

Location: Sts. Peter & Paul Parish, 781 Wading River Rd, Manorville, NY 11949

Cost: $60.00 per person

Please bring a brown bag lunch with a refreshment.

Advanced Registration is required.