Value of a Funeral

Sara Murphy, PhD, Death Educator, University of Rhode Island
The COVID-19 pandemic unquestionably altered all facets of death, dying, and bereavement in our contemporary life – from how people died to the ways in which survivors grieved and memorialized their loved ones. Join Dr. Murphy for a discussion of the value of funeral services for individual grief trajectories, and how to educate families who choose cremation about the psychosocial benefits of services. Develop helpful and empathic communication strategies while offering choices for memorialization, ritual, and services with cremation. Discover a new perspective in educating families about the importance of funeral services.

Duration: 48:33