Wednesday, May 13, 2020 ♦ 9-9:45 a.m. CT
The Funeral Service Foundation and NFDA teamed up to offer a free resource entitled “Grieving Alone & Together: Responding to the Loss of Your Loved One During the COVID-19 Pandemic,” written by expert on death, dying and bereavement Sara Murphy, Ph.D., CT.
Dr. Murphy will join funeral director Mark Krause and Executive Director of the Funeral Service Foundation Lee Wiensch to discuss the impact the pandemic is having on grief and loss and how funeral directors can continue to strengthen relationships with grieving families and support communities during these challenging times.
Discussion points include:
- The nature of grief
- Traumatic loss and its triggers
- Ambiguous losses and disenfranchised grief
- Talking to children about death and memorialization
- The difficulties of being separated from a loved one at the time of their death
- Ideas to help families meaningfully celebrate the life of their loved one during the pandemic
- The importance of maintaining your health and wellness while serving families
- Resources to support your communities
- Sara Murphy, Ph.D., CT
- Mark Krause, Krause Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Milwaukee, WI
- Lee Wiensch, CFRE, executive director of the Funeral Service Foundation
- Moderator: Jessica Koth, director of public relations, NFDA
Registration is limited to the first 500 registrants!
Please note: A recording of the live event will be posted to NFDA’s COVID-19 Information Hub by the close of business on May 13.
NFDA is pleased to provide everyone in the funeral service profession with the information and resources that are critical to their businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to all that we have provided to the profession, we have also offered NFDA members exclusive resources like select webinars, social media tools and more.
If you’ve found the complimentary information useful, consider how NFDA’s exclusive member benefits could be beneficial to your business year-round. To become a member or learn more, visit the NFDA website or call 800-228-6332.