Mentors Through Mourning Program
Mentors Through Mourning Program

** Community Course at Calvary Hospital **



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

The training fee is $40.00 per session for mental health clinicians or funeral directors (Classes on May 5 and May 19 have been approved by NY State Dept of Health, Bureau of Funeral Directors for 1.5 credits).   

 ** 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:      This four week program will meet Wednesdays 5:30-7:00 PM:

                       May 5  - “Living with Dying: An Overview of Grief, Coping, and Loss”

May 12 - “When Death Impacts the Classroom”

                        May 19 - “Special Needs of Bereaved Children and Adolescents”

                        May 26 - “Focusing on the Classroom: Special Needs of the Dying Child”

                        Each class will be taught by an experienced bereavement counselor


WHERE:      Calvary Hospital, 1740 Eastchester Road, Bronx, NY 10461

                   For directions, visit our website at

If you have questions or would like to register, please 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 5,500 patients are cared for annually by Calvary’s inpatient, outpatient, home care, hospice, nursing home hospice, and wound care services.


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