February 22, 2020

Bereavement Facilitator Training Level I & II – Levittown

March 28, 2020 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
St. Bernard
3100 Hempstead Turnpike
NY 11756
$80 per person
Lucy Creed516-678-5800 ext 236E-mail
Bereavement Facilitator Training Level I & II - Levittown @ St. Bernard | West Babylon | 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.

Dates: Saturday, March 28; April 4, 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; and June 6, 2020
Attendance is required all sessions.

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Location: St. Bernard
3100 Hempstead Turnpike, Levittown, NY 11756

Instructor: Dr. Luciano Sabatini and Dr. Patricia Woods

Cost: $80.00 per person

Advanced Registration is required.

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