DEATH+ – is the Death Positive movement changing how we think about dying? May 27th – ONLINE

DEATH+ – is the Death Positive movement changing how we think about dying? May 27th – ONLINE

Does the death positive movement give false expectations of death being dignified, pain & fear-free or does it help us prepare for the end? The Death Positive Movement (DPM) asserts that within modern society there exists a taboo on discussing death, leading to widespread death phobia and the denial of death. The object of the movement is to demystify death and remove these barriers, encouraging openness and acceptance, hence the name. In this short talk, Anna from CEDAR Education will…

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Death of a Companion Pet – June 22nd, ONLINE

Why does the death of a companion pet hurt so much? A short talk from Dr Judith Wester, CEDAR Education CEO The death of a companion pet can be quite devastating to those who have developed a special bond with their dog, cat or other pet. Deep feelings of grief are natural. However, some people will find it difficult to express their sadness, or console a person who has lost a pet. This talk from the death education expert, Dr…

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Exploring approaches to support your choices/wishes towards the end of life – July 8th, ONLINE

Exploring approaches that support your choices and wishes towards the end of life The session will give an overview of the dilemmas and practice issues related to the different ways we can plan ahead to have our choices and wishes met when nearing the end of life by considering: What legal mechanisms there are to support us such as Lasting Powers of Attorney What happens if you want to make, what others believe is an unwise decision about your care,or…

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CEDAR  Education  is  dedicated  to  teaching everyone  how  to  understand,  accept  and  respond to  death,  dying  and  loss  in  healthy  and appropriate  ways  with  clients,  patients,  students, and  in  personal  relationships.

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