Community Course at Calvary Hospital (Bronx 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 the Bronx, this four week program will meet Wednesdays 4:30-6:00 PM:                       

May 8  - “Trauma in Today’s Society”

May 15 - “Adults Coping with Death”

                        May 22 - “Crises Intervention: When Death Impacts the Classroom”

May 29 - “Reintegrating Children, with a Life Threatening Illness, into the Classroom”

                        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 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. CEUs PENDING  FROM NYS DEPT HEALTH BUREAU OF FUNERAL DIRECTORS 

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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