Community Course at Calvary Hospital (Brooklyn Campus)
Community Course at Calvary Hospital (Brooklyn Campus)


Calvary Hospital invites mental health professionals and those in education, who work with children and teens, to our “Mentors Through Mourning” Program.   

Now in its 11th year, this training course is offered in both our Bronx and Brooklyn facilities. The fee is $50.00 per session for mental health clinicians or funeral directors.     

** For graduate students or school professionals who are interested in serving as resources and guides for grieving children and teens within the school setting, this program is offered free of charge as a community service. 

WHEN:          In downtown Brooklyn, this four week program will meet Mondays 4:30-6:00 PM:                       

May 6    - “Trauma in Today’s Society”

May 13 -Adults Coping with Death”

                        May 20 - “Can we Take the Bus to Heaven”

June 3   - “Reintegrating Children, with a Life Threatening Illness, into the Classroom” 

 WHERE:          St Joseph’s High School
                   80 Willoughby Street
Brooklyn, New York 11201 

If you have questions or would like to register, please email or call either Lynne Marie at (718) 518-2173 or Dr. Sherry Schachter at (718) 518-2125  

Pre-registration is strongly recommended, however walk-ins will be welcome.

Calvary Hospital is the nation’s only fully accredited acute care specialty hospital devoted exclusively to providing palliative care to adult advanced cancer patients.  A 225-bed facility with locations in the Bronx and Brooklyn, Calvary is the model for the relief of cancer pain and symptoms for more than a century.  More than 5,600 patients are cared for annually by Calvary’s inpatient, outpatient, home, hospice, nursing home hospice, and wound care services. To learn more or sign up for the e-newsletter, Calvary Life, please go to


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