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Bereavement Studies New England Institute
Bachelor of Science in Bereavement Studies, Mount Ida College in Newton, Mass. It has two components: Bereavement Counseling Program and Funeral Home Management. The former is designed for all professionals who wish to specialize in the theory and application of the psychology of grief and acquire and refine skills to respond effectively to the needs of the dying and bereaved. The core bereavement courses broaden the student's knowledge of and sensitivity to the important ethical and medical / legal issues confronted by both the grieving individuals and the professionals who serve them. The funeral home component is designed for students who seek to develop the skills necessary to manage a successful business practice. Students develop competencies in the use of community outreach and a knowledge of the methods of business expansion and advertising issues.

For More Information Contact:
Mount Ida College
777 Dedham St.
St. Newton, MA 02459
Telephone: 617.928.4500




lgonquin College Part Time Programs: Palliative Care - Multidiscipline
This program is designed to enrich the knowledge, skills, and attitudes of health care professionals who are currently working with or caring for the terminally ill and their families.

For Further Information, Contact:
Continuing Education Office, Algonquin College
Renfrew County Sector
315 Pembroke St. East
Pembroke Ontario K8A 3K2
Phone Number: (613)735-472
Bereavement Education On-Line
Toronto Advanced Professional Education

This online program, consisting of nine three-week modules, is designed to promote personal awareness and understanding of the knowledge, theory and resources pertaining to death, dying, palliative care and bereavement. Professionals and paraprofessionals who seek a greater understanding of these issues will enhance their ability to support, care and advocate for the dying and the bereaved.

180 Bloor Street West, Suite 1204,
Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2V6
Phone: 416-929-3396 1-877-270-8273