Through the calendar, you can RSVP for an event and find out if there are Continuing Education Units being offered and if they apply to your discipline.
For more information on any of these events, please contact our Director of Grief Support & Education, Becky Lomaka at BLomaka@OConnorMortuary.com or 949.581.4300.
Tuesday | February 6 | 2 pm – 4 pm
At O’Connor Mortuary
25301 Alicia Parkway
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
PLEASE RSVP TO BECKY LOMAKA
BY FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2nd at
email@example.com or call (949) 581-4300
Perhaps the most-often heard comment from those who learn of a death is, “I never know what to say. Since I’m afraid I’ll say something dumb or hurtful, I’ll just keep quiet.” Deaths to residents and even their family members or friends is a regular occurrence in caring for people in their later years. Learning how to communicate effectively with them, however, is a learned skill, sharpened in the crucible of life’s experience. In fact, it actually gets easier to “know” what to say as we get more practice.
Join with other RCFE owners, administrators and staff to learn how to communicate most effectively with residents, family members, coworkers and friends in the face of death…whether expected or unexpected.
At the conclusion of today’s workshop, participants will be able to. . .
In addition to his role as O’Connor’s educational consultant, Bill Hoy is a counselor, author and educator whose professional career has been focused on bereavement and end-of-life care for more than 25 years. He has worked with grieving people and professionals in a variety of arenas, including hospice, congregation, bereavement center and university. The author of several highly-acclaimed books and more than 100 journal articles and pamphlets, Dr. Hoy teaches in the Medical Humanities Program, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor University.
This program has been approved for 2.0 hours of continuing education by the California Department of Social Services for RCFE administrator re-certification. Course Approval #210-0204-22290