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GRIEF IN THE WORKPLACE

WHERE: IGI live platform

​START:  January 2018

TIME:  Five 90-minute modules​​

"She who heals others

heals herself."

LYNDA CHELDELIN FELL​​

WHERE: IGI live platform

​START:  January 2018

TIME:  Twenty 90-minute modules​​

Curriculum Certifications

​​​​​​​​The IGI Corporate Bereavement Buddy certification program is designed to train individual staff to provide monitoring of a bereaved employee when he or she returns to work. The curriculum teaches how to pair with a bereaved employee, monitor for triggering and unsafe situations, monitor work atmosphere, and function as a liaison with management.


ABOUT THE CURRICULUM:

Certification includes 5 modules that cover core components of grief, how to support the bereaved within the work environment, and liaison guidelines with management. Each 90-minute module is followed by an online exam to test and ensure understanding and competency as a certified Corporate Bereavement Buddy.


Students will learn:

  1. Core components of grief
  2. How to support the bereaved employee as they transition back to work
  3. How to monitor for triggers, warning signs, and potentially unsafe situations before they escalate
  4. ​How to monitor work atmosphere and stay ahead of predatory employees
  5. ​How to set guidelines as a liaison with management


HOW TO EARN CERTIFICATION:
Individuals seeking to earn professional certification as a Corporate Bereavement Buddy must:

  1. Submit the enrollment form
  2. Complete all 5 modules within six months
  3. Earn 80% or better on each competency exam


Successful graduates will be certified as a Corporate Bereavement Buddy through the International Grief Institute.


TUITION:​ 

Full tuition: $825 divided across 5 modules at $165 each. This allows students to pay as they go.​​ Students can save $200 by paying in full at time of registration. Tuition ​is payable by debit or credit card, PayPal, and check (U.S. funds only),

CORPORATE BEREAVEMENT BUDDY

EMPLOYEE CRISIS EDUCATOR


​​​​​​An innovative certification, the IGI Employee Crisis Educator program is designed for those looking to stand out as professional bereavement educators, Taught by some of the best experts in the field, the  comprehensive curriculum trains and certifies individuals to assist corporations and employers with developing strategies and human resource protocol in response to employee crisis. 


ABOUT THE CURRICULUM:

Certification includes 20 modules that cover core knowledge of the Grief in the Workplace curriculum. Each 90-minute module is followed by an online exam to test understanding and ensure competency to teach as a certified IGI educator.


Students will learn:

  1. Corporate strategies for handling employee crises
  2. How to help corporations minimize risks and maximize workflow during employee crises
  3. How to help corporations preserve and improve corporate culture related to employee crises
  4. How to incorporate corporate protocol as part of internal policies and procedures
  5. How to market and teach your own workshops


HOW TO EARN CERTIFICATION:
Individuals seeking to earn professional certification as an Employee Crisis Educator must:

  1. Submit the enrollment form
  2. Complete all coursework within one year
  3. Earn 80% or better on each competency exam
  4. Teach one community workshop and submit student surveys back to IGI for review. This is an exercise that demonstrates that the participant successfully applied the IGI curriculum within our level of standard for IGI certification.  


Successful graduates will be certified as an Employee Crisis Educator through the International Grief Institute and be authorized to teach IGI's Grief in the Workplace curriculum in corporate, institutional, and academic settings of their choice. 


TUITION:​ 

Full tuition: $3,900 divided across 20 modules at $195 each. This allows students to pay as they go.​​ Students can save $400 by paying in full at time of registration. Tuition ​is payable by debit or credit card, PayPal, and check (U.S. funds only),

WHERE: IGI live platform

​START:  Coming soon

TIME:  Two 90-minute modules​​

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International Grief Institute

The late scientist Marie Curie once said, "You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals." The wealth of corporations are built on the health of its employees. Put your compassion to work and join us in building a better Corporate America for future generations. Our certification curriculums are innovative, and our  modules are taught by some of the best experts in the industry. Be part of our village and learn how to help bridge the gap between corporate wealth and employee health today. 

​Certification Opportunities

​​​​​​​​​​The IGI Grief in the Workplace certificate of completion is granted to those who complete the 3-hour Grief in the Workplace curriculum as an endorsement to their resume.  


ABOUT THE CURRICULUM:

Certification of completion includes two 90-minute modules that cover corporate strategies for handling employee crises.   


Students will learn how to:

  1. Respond to employee crisis
  2. Minimize disruption
  3. ​Maximize workflow
  4. Write company policy
  5. Prepare communication
  6. ​Conduct debriefing
  7. Reduce employee turnover
  8. ​Improve corporate culture


HOW TO EARN CERTIFICATION:

  1. Submit the enrollment form
  2. Attend both 90-minute modules


Successful graduates will receive a Certificate of Completion.


TUITION:​ 

Full tuition: $330 divided across 2 modules at $165 each. This allows students to pay as they go.​​ Students can save $35 by paying in full at time of registration. Tuition ​is payable by debit or credit card, PayPal, and check (U.S. funds only),