Presented by Bo’s Place and the Institute for Spirituality and Health
Speakers: Dr. Andy Achenbaum, Anyang Anyang, Luis Bautista, Diana Muniz, Jerry Ruhl
This 3-hour program focuses on various rites and rituals by which communities and individuals mourn the deceased. Different cultural communities have unique ways of recognizing death. These rituals often stem from faith-based understandings of the meaning of death, the body, and an afterlife. Rituals may be formal or informal, public or private, solemn or celebratory and are inherently tied to the psychology of those who practice them. The spiritual framework from which a ritual is drawn often informs how the mourner understands and processes the death. Through discussion from several cultural perspectives, attendees will develop knowledge of various mourning rituals and their meaning for specific cultural communities, as well as increased competence in working with diverse populations of bereaved individuals.
$45 with 3 CEUs
$30 without CEUs
$5 student rate
Registration: online registration coming soon.
Questions: contact Valencia Buggs at 713-942-8339 or firstname.lastname@example.org