Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Oakey's To Hold Seminar on Death, Mourning

Oakey’s Funeral Service & Crematory in Roanoke will sponsor the seminar Death, Grief & Mourning: Essential Caregiving Principles and Practices with Alan D. Wolfelt, Thursday, May 20, 29 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Vinton War Memorial.

Wolfelt is a past recipient of the Association for Death Education and Counseling’s Death Educator Award. Wolfelt is director of the Center for Loss and Life Transition in Colorado. He is known for his educational contributions in the areas of both childhood and adult grief. Says Sammy Oakey, III, president and chairman of the board of Oakey’s, “The workshop content targets members of the caregiving community and individuals wanting to enhance their knowledge and skills related to supporting people experiencing grief and loss.”

Seating is limited and registration for the program is being held through April 28, 2010 at 540.981.2100. Cost of the program is $44 which includes lunch and handout materials.

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