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   Grief, Loss, and End of Life 

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      Healthcare System Manager, Cleveland, OH 


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"I am so pleased to have attended a training session facilitated by Amy Billa.  She connected us to complex and emotional content with her experience, humour, real life anecdotes, role playing, serious moments and reflection.  She is an animated and engaging presenter who adapts to various learning styles while maintaining forward momentum. Amy is prepared, professional and personable; I thoroughly enjoyed the training session and her approach."

Catherine Hamilton

Victoria, BC, Canada

Who Does GriefLossEducation Help?

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Medical and Behavioral Healthcare Providers

CEU's for Nurses, Social Workers, Professional Counselors, and Funeral Directors.

Hospices, Volunteer Groups, Churches, and Nursing Facilities

Training and consultation for groups seeking to enhance their skills and programs serving the dying, especially those at risk of dying alone in nursing facilities.

Speakers Bureaus, Faith-Based and Community Organizations

Keynotes and presentations regarding end of life and grief; consultation for those who wish to start a grief support group or provide individual support.

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"Amy's presentation to our group was a delight! She was knowledgeable, energetic, listened to questions as they arose...every participant was inspired, awake...Amy is resourceful, creative...I wish she would move to our part of the country...run to Amy's next session...."

Sherry Schultz, Manager, Volunteer Services & Community Integration, Franciscan Hospice and Palliative Care, Washington

Regardless of our background, birthplace, paycheck, or gender,

we will deal with death and significant loss.

FEES:

Contact us to discuss the unique needs of your situation. For schools or businesses who have experienced a recent loss, please phone rather than email, to expedite your request. Fees are based on your location, extent of education needed, or number of CEU's being requested. Amy is an approved CEU Provider through the State of Ohio CSWMFT Board, Provider # RCS051702. Honorariums will be accepted from faith-based groups unable to pay standard fee.

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Significant loss can be experienced as the result of

death
divorce
military deployment

incarceration of a loved one.

 

Significant loss creates a grief response which can follow us to

our jobs
schools
relationships
families

sometimes even affecting our spirituality. 

"Your presentation was very professional, helpful, and sincere...."

"Amy, thank you for speaking at 'Coping with Grief Through the Holidays.'   We received many positive responses from those in attendance.  Your instructional guidance showed those grieving that they are not alone in the process and gave them numerous ideas of how to make the Holidays more tolerable.  Thank you again."

Eric Barkdull, Carli Fichter, Mike Lancaster, Victor Blankenship II  -- Barkdull Funeral Home and Crematory, Ohio

Sample Workshop Topics

  • Empowering Employees after Loss (A Workshop for Leaders)
  • One Day One Life: Serving Those At-Risk of Dying Alone
  • Young Adults & Grief: Awareness and Strategies for Colleges
  • Grief & Healthcare: Practitioner & Patient Care
  • Spiritual and Cultural Differences Surrounding Death and Grief
  • Soul Injury: Liberating Unmourned Loss & Unforgiven Guilt ​(with Opus Peace & Hospice Foundation of America