The student will learn how grief affects the family of the deceased and the role of the funeral in grief resolution. Grief reactions, grief cycles and the various stages of grief will be explored. The student will learn an understanding of the basic methods and procedures of grief counseling and the many elements that a funeral director brings into the counseling session. The student learns to recognize and understand his/her own personal resources for coping with loss situations.
- Instructor: Eugenia Robbins