Death Education Workshops are held in Marmora, Madoc and Tweed. Workshop sessions are 2-3 hour long and provide an opportunity for greater learning and understanding of death, dying, grief and loss, and provide each participants with skills, resources and tools to better manage this important phase of life.
Introduction to Death and Dying: Understanding and Preparing
This workshop will provide you with valuable information about the journey with dying and death, including local resources. We will explore the different aspects of dying, death, loss and grief and explore end of life values and beliefs in a safe environment.
In this workshop you will learn about the different choices and options in end of life care that you available to you. We will explore how advance care planning can prepare you and your substitute decision maker for future or current health care decisions.
This workshop focuses on learning the fundamentals of active listening. holding space and exploring ways to stay present with strong emotions. You will have an opportunity to engage in open and honest conversations about death, dying and grief. You will gain confidence in speaking with your family, friends and community about what is important to you at the end of life.
In this workshop you will learn to pay attention to the signs and symptoms of negative stress and its impact on your well being. YOu will learn how to better care for yourself and minimize stress using simple mindfulness tools and techniques.
This workshop will explore various losses and ways grief is expressed. You will gain a better understanding of individual and collective grief and expand your own healing through sharing of personal stories.
Death Education workshops can be tailored to participants' needs:
Normalizing death, dying, loss and grief
Health Care Consent & Advance Care Planning
Caring for the Caregiver
Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD)
Spiritual Care in Dying
Cultural Perspectives on Death and Dying
Death of our Pets
Funeral Myths and Misconceptions
"Thanks again for a wonderful presentation. It certainly felt to me like the space was out of time and into a space of death and learning. Koudos! Also, thanks for being an image-maker, not only in what kind of relationship we can have with death, but also on how wonderful it is to follow your passions and how impactful one can be when doing so."