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February Events

  • Grief and Funeral Issues - an Informational Program
    Tuesday, February 28, 2017 : 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    This is one of our most popular and informative presentations on everything you ever wanted to know about funerals and grief. You will learn about burials, cremations, other forms of disposition, pet grief therapy, grief and bereavement, and much more.
    Grief and Funeral Issues is a free class designed for nurses and nurse aids, social workers, case managers, counselors, clergy and other professionals to learn about grief and why funerals are so important.

    When we work together and have a better understanding of how we each serve our families, we can provide better service in the continuum of care.

    - Tuesday, February 28th from 6:00 to 7:30 PM
    - Tuesday, April 18th from 7:00 to 8:30 PM
    Schoedinger Midtown Chapel 229 E. State Street, Columbus, OH 43215

    At the conclusion of this program, attendees will be able to:
    • describe three acceptable things to say or do for individuals or families mourning the death of someone special to them;
    • explain two basic instructions regarding what families should consider when planning funeral arrangements;
    • understand the role of the funeral home in body preparation;
    • inform individuals and families the role that funeral homes have in supporting them during the grieving process;
    • understand how culture affects decision-making regarding end-of-life issues and funeral arrangements;
    • explain how economic factors affect decision-making for the indigent, and the ethical and moral treatment of this special population.
    • For those interested, *we will include a tour of the Schoedinger Midtown Chapel where you will see the cremation observation room and the casket and urn rooms.

    Location: Schoedinger Midtown Chapel 229 E. State Street, Columbus, OH 43215 | 614-224-6105
    To register, Please call Julie at 614-429-5703 or email jolds@schoedinger.com to reserve your seat.

April Events

  • Caregivers Workshop: Exploring Grief After Suicide
    Friday, April 21, 2017 : 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

    Exploring Grief After Suicide: A Workshop for Caregivers by Dr. Alan Wolfelt
    Friday, April 21, 2017 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
    $35 per person (CEUs will be available)

    Schoedinger Funeral & Cremation Service is pleased to co-sponsor and share this invitation from the Franklin County LOSS along with the Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation and the Fred R Place fund of the Columbus Foundation to join fellow counselors, social workers, chaplains, volunteers and friends who support people bereaved by suicide for this one day event.

    Registration is required.
    Register online at http://franklincountyloss.org/events/exploring-grief-after-suicide/