24 2015

The Afterlife...And Getting There Gently

9:00AM - 11:30AM  

Jewish Family Services 52 Concordia Shopping Center
Monroe Township, NJ 08831

Contact Janice Vegola

Date: Tuesday ,March 24, 2015 Time: 9:00am-11:30am
Place: Jewish Family Services
52 Concordia Shopping Center, Monroe Township, NJ 08831
(Bagels & Coffee will be served)

Presenter: Bruce A. Birnberg, LCSW, Executive Director of Stein Hospice
Course Outline:
Exploration of the role and function of Hospice in 30 minutes
Discuss core information on Death in America 30 minutes
Multicultural Perspective on afterlife belief and rituals 60 minutes
Evaluations 10 minutes
Demonstrate knowledge of core concepts of death, dying, grief and the afterlife from at least two cultures.
Demonstrate knowledge of how beliefs, values and assumptions about both life and death influence the grieving process.
Articulate the role that rituals play in the grieving process.
Understand the impact of the social worker’s own values, ethics and assumptions on those dying or grieving.
Target Audience: entry, immediate, and advance social workers who work in geriatric and hospice settings. Certificates will be distributed at the end of class upon completion of written course evaluations. Request for special accommodations, ADA, and for information about continuing education credits for social workers, please contact Toby Ehrlich (732) 568-1155.
Any issues regarding this course, please call Toby Ehrlich at (732) 568-1155
*To RSVP Please call Janice Vegola at Stein Hospice 732-227-1212 or email
**Consider inviting a friend to attend**