Six-week Online Certification Begins May 5 for Funeral Professionals
March 2, 2020 – PRLog — International Grief Institute, an educational consulting firm that provides professional training and resources to the funeral and bereavement industry, has announced a new online class for the accredited Certified Aftercare Specialist™ training.
Available to all funeral professionals, the online certification begins Tuesday, May 5 and runs weekly for 6 weeks from 6 pm to 8 pm eastern.
“The feedback we’ve received from on-site training has been phenomenal. By adding the virtual online certification, it opens the door for more professionals to gain critical knowledge and skills that benefit their business in a big way,” says founding partner Lynda Cheldelin Fell.
Focused on increasing pre-need and at-need sales, the certification equips funeral professionals with the language, tools and practical methods needed to connect with their clients via a new approach.
Modules include how to build community connections, deal with compassion fatigue, and turn afterloss practices into a profitable revenue stream.
“I’ve been in the funeral industry for over 30 years, and it’s changing. Connecting with your community has become critical, and this training has really changed the conversation professionals are having with their clients,” says aftercare expert Linda Findlay.
Launched by the International Grief Institute in 2019, the certification is accredited by the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice.
For more information and to register, visit internationalgriefinstitute.com/cacs or call Linda Findlay at 315-725-6132.