Free grief education programs are offered throughout the year as a service to our community. Who do they help? Grieving people, caregivers, healthcare professionals, clergy, social workers — everyone is welcome and all can benefit.

2017 Programs

“Suicide & Grief”
Thursday, March 23, 2017, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Continental breakfast and boxed lunch provided, Riverchase United Methodist Church. Featuring: Dr. Judith A. Harrington, Assistant Professor, Counselor Education, University of Montevallo, and Steve Sweatt, LPC/LMFT, Clinical Director, Community Grief Support. Open to the public and professional counselors, social workers, clergy, funeral home staff, nurses, and others for continuing education credit.

2016 Programs

April 28, 2016 – 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Brookdale University Park, FREE half-day workshop for ministers and clergy – “A Necessary Grief: Essential Tools for Leadership in Bereavement Ministry.”

2015 Programs

Free Community Seminar
“Healing Your Grieving Heart: Exploring Practical Touchstones for Caring for Yourself”
Free for the public; for professional continuing education credit, cost is $30 for 2 contact hours
A Workshop for Professional Caregivers “Reframing PTSD as Traumatic Grief: A Workshop for Caregivers”
Cost is $90 for admission and for 5.5 contact hours of continuing education credit

About the presenter: Community Grief Support Service presents Two Days of Conferences for the Public and Professionals featuring Dr. Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D. Author – Educator – Grief Educator