Calvary Hospital to Offer Annual Bereavement Course Through May

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The Hospital's 25th annual course will begin in March at two locations.

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Calvary Hospital’s 25th Annual Bereavement Course will begin March 5 (held from 6-8 p.m. Monday nights at the Bronx campus), and March 7 (held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday nights in Brooklyn at St. Joseph High School). The course is designed for those in the helping professions, and not for bereaved family members. This 10-week course on bereavement and grief related issues will be taught by various specialists from Calvary Hospital/Hospice. Upon completion, each participant will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

See attached syllabus for Bronx and Brooklyn. Upon completion, each participant will receive aCertificate of Attendance. Continuing Education Credits and contact hours are pending from the
NYS Department of Health, Bureau of Funeral Directors, ADEC (Association for Death Education and Counseling), and the PA Nurses Association. These courses have been approved for contact hours by; CASAC (Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor); CPP (Credentialed Prevention Professional); and CPS (Credential Prevention Specialist).

The course fees are as follows:

  • $225 for the full 10 weeks (discounted rate)
  • $200 each (2-4 people in same institution)
  • $175 each (5 or more people in same institution)
  • $50 for the entire course (Graduate Students)
  • People may also choose individual sessions for $50.
  • Checks should be made payable to Calvary Hospital.

For further information, contact Dr. Sherry R. Schachter at Sschachter(at)calvaryhospital.org.

Please send all registrations and payment to: Dr. Sherry R Schachter, Calvary Hospital
Bereavement Services, 1740 Eastchester Road, Bronx, New York 10461.

This activity has been submitted to PA State Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. PA State Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Calvary Annual Bereavement Course Bronx Schedule March-May 2018

March 5 Making Decisions at the End of Life
Christopher Comfort, MD (6-7 p.m.)
Delirium and Depression in the Dying Patient
Robert Brescia, MD (7-8 p.m.)

March 12 An overview of “Normal” Grief (6-7 p.m.)
Disenfranchised Grief: Intuitive vs Instrumental Grievers (7-8 p.m.)
Maria Georgopoulos, LMHC, FT (both topics)

March 19 The Hospice Perspective
Amy Glasgow, LMHC, GC-C (6-7 p.m.)
Fundamentals of Grief Counseling
Brittany Dalbow, MA, MHC-LP (7-8 p.m.)

March 26 Multicultural Aspects of Grief
Pastoral Care Staff (6-8 p.m.)

April 2 Death of a Child
Maria Georgopoulos, LMHC, FT (6-8 p.m.)

April 9 Death of a Parent (6-7 p.m.)
Death of a Sibling (7-8 p.m.)
Joanne Castellanos, MA, MHC-LP (both topics)

April 16 Children and Death
Brittany Dalbow, MA, MHC-LP (6-8 p.m.)

April 23 General Bereavement for Young Adults (6-7 p.m.)
Death of a Spouse/Partner (7-8 p.m.)
Brittany Dalbow, MA, MHC-LP

April 30 Initiating Bereavement Support Groups and Interventions
Joanne Castellanos, MA, MHC-LP (6-8 p.m.)
Devon Taylor MA Pending

May 14 Grief and Trauma in Today’s Digital Age (6-7 p.m.)
Compassion Fatigue (7-8 p.m.)
Rashida Sanchez, MA, FT (both topics)

Note: No commercial support was received for this educational activity.

Calvary Annual Bereavement Course Brooklyn Schedule March-May 2018

March 7 Making Decisions at the End of Life
Christopher Comfort, MD (6-7 p.m.)
Delirium and Depression in the Dying Patient
Robert Brescia, MD (7-8 p.m.)

March 14 An overview of “Normal” Grief (6-7 p.m.)
Disenfranchised Grief: Intuitive vs Instrumental Grievers (7-8 p.m.)
Maria Georgopoulos, LMHC, FT (both topics)

March 21 The Hospice Perspective
Amy Glasgow, LMHC, GC-C (6-7 p.m.)
Fundamentals of Grief Counseling
Rashida Sanchez, MA, FT (7-8 p.m.)

March 28 Multicultural Aspects of Grief
Pastoral Care Staff (6-8 p.m.)

April 4 Death of a Child
Rashida Sanchez, MA, FT (6-8 p.m.)

April 11 Death of a Parent (6-7 p.m.)
Death of a Sibling (7-8 p.m.)
Joanne Castellanos, MA, MHC-LP

April 18 Children and Death
Rashida Sanchez, MA, FT (6-8 p.m.)

April 25 General Bereavement for Young Adults (6-7 p.m.)
Death of a Spouse/Partner (7-8 p.m.)
Lily Kim, LMHC (both topics)

May 2 Initiating Bereavement Support Groups and Interventions
Brittany Dalbow, MA, MHC-LP (6-8 p.m.)

May 9 Grief and Trauma in Today’s Digital Age
Rashida Sanchez, MA, FT (6-7 p.m.)
Compassion Fatigue
Lily Kim, LMHC (7-8 p.m.)

Note: No commercial support was received for this educational activity.

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Since 1899, Calvary Hospital has been the nation’s only fully accredited acute care specialty hospital devoted exclusively to providing palliative care to adult patients with advanced cancer and other life-limiting illnesses. Each year, thousands of patients receive CalvaryCare throughout the greater New York area. To learn how Calvary can help you and your family, please visit http://www.calvaryhospital.org.

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