Course curriculum

  • 1

    We Begin!

  • 2

    Welcome To The Course!

  • 3

    Module #1: The 411

    • Live Lectures | Links | Monday, October 5 from 6-8pm Eastern

    • About Module 1

    • Reading | About Death Companioning | The 411

    • Reading | About Death Companioning | Do's and Do Not's and Scope of Practice

    • Reading | About Death Companioning | Are You Coaching, Mentoring, Treating, Counseling or Teaching?

    • Presentation | Module 1 | Live Lecture

    • Download | Death Companion | It's All In A Name

    • Download | Healthcare to Deathcare | Where Death Companions Fit

    • Discussion | Learn From Your Community

  • 4

    Module #2: Uniquely You

    • About Module 2

    • Live Lectures | Links | Wednesday, October 7 from 6-8pm Eastern

    • Reading | As Unique As You Are

    • Reading | Death Companions Choose A Client Focus and a Community Focus

    • Reading | Death Companions Choose A Spectrum Point of Care

    • Assignment | How Would You Describe Yourself?

    • Presentation | Uniquely You

  • 5

    Module #3: Chaplaincy, Spirituality & Worldviews

    • Live Lectures | Links | Thursday, October 8 from 6-8pm Eastern

    • About Module 3

    • Presentation | Chaplaincy Module

    • Reading | Chaplaincy—A Primer

    • Discussion | Worldviews

    • Reference | Chaplaincy Qualifications

    • Reference | Verbatim Example

  • 6

    Module #4: Shadowloss

    • Live Lectures | Links | Monday, October 12 from 6-8pm Eastern

    • Shadowloss | Teaching The Term To Others

    • Discussion | Let's Check In—How Are You?

    • Presentation | Shadowloss

    • Shadowloss | Clinical Technique For Companioning

  • 7

    Module #5: Death & Grief

    • Live Lectures | Links | Wednesday, October 14 from 6-8pm Eastern

    • Discussion | Dragonfly Meaning and a Personal Symbol

    • Presentation | Death & Grief

  • 8

    Module #6: COVID-19

    • Live Lectures | Links | Thursday, October 15 from 6-8pm Eastern

    • Presentation | Navigating COVID-19 as a Death Companion

    • Video | Home Funeral Guides and Pandemic Care

    • Discussion | Deathcare Industry Resources and Healthcare Industry Resources

    • Resource | The COVID Tracking Project

    • Resource | COVID-19 Community Mobility From Google

    • Resource | ADEC's (Association for Death Education and Counseling) Statement on Unintended Consequences of COVID-19

    • Resource | COVID-19 Toolkit from the Order of the Good Death

    • Resource | World Health Organization Scientific Paper on Transmission Modes | July 9, 2020

    • Resource | COVID Risk Levels Dashboard

  • 9

    Module #7: The Final Piece

    • Live Lectures | Links | Monday, October 19 from 6-8pm Eastern

    • Resource | The Wheel

    • References and Continued Reading

    • References | People and Things

    • Survey | What You Learned

    • Reference | Resume Communication

    • Presentation | The Final Piece

  • 10

    Next steps

    • What's Next

  • 11

    Module #8: (Optional) Final Exam and Final Assignment

    • Final Assignment

    • Final Exam

    • Download | All Presentation Slides as a PDF | Updated 20 July 2020

Learn From A Pioneer

Cole Imperi

Cole is a dual-certified thanatologist, chaplain, death companion and progressive thinker in the death, dying, grief, loss and bereavement world.