Calvary Hospital’s 26th Annual Bereavement Course will begin on March 4 (at the Bronx campus, on Monday nights from 6-8:30 pm) and on March 6 (in Brooklyn at St. Joseph High School on Wednesday nights from 6-8:30 PM). The course is designed for those in the helping professions, and not for bereaved family members. This eleven-week course on bereavement and grief related issues will be taught by various specialists from Calvary Hospital/Hospice. Upon successful completion, each participant will receive a Certificate of Attendance. Successful completion requires that participants (1) register for the course; and (2) complete course evaluations for each attended lecture. Contact hours will only be awarded for completed programs. Partial credit for Certificates of Attendance is available for those who attend 80% of the lectures.
See attached syllabus for Bronx and Brooklyn. Upon completion, each participant will receive a Certificate of Attendance. This continuing nursing education activity has been approved by (1) the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association Approver Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation and (2) NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) for CASAC (Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor); CPP (Credentialed Prevention Professional) and CPS (Credential Prevention Specialist); (3) NYS Department of Health, Bureau of Funeral Directors. Pending approval for Mental Health Counselors; and ADEC (Association for Death Education and Counseling are in process.
The course fees are as follows:
- $225.00 for the full eleven weeks (discounted rate);
- $200.00 each (2-4 people in same institution);
- $175.00 each (5 or more people in same institution);
- $50.00 for the entire course (Graduate Students).
- People may also choose individual sessions for $50.
- Checks should be made payable to Calvary Hospital.
Schedules and Forms:
For further information, contact Dr Sherry R. Schachter at Sschachter@calvaryhospital.org Please send all registrations and payment to: Dr Sherry R Schachter, Calvary Hospital Bereavement Services, 1740 Eastchester Road, Bronx, New York 10461. Please complete one form for each participant.