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01/19/2009

Resource Center

By: Janet Blankenship, Resource Coordinator

Mark Your Calendars for the Following Events/Seminars in 2009!

The Grief Recovery Institute
Certification Training
June 26-29, 2009, Columbus, Ohio
September 25-28, 2009, Cincinnati, Ohio
www.grief-recovery.com

National Crime Victims' Rights Week
April 26-May 2, 2009
www.ojp.usdoj.gov/ovc/ncvrw

11th Annual Central Ohio Conference on Grief
Richard Groves, JCL, MA, M.Div.

Community Seminar - Thursday, April 23, 2009, 7-9 p.m.
Healing Through the Dark Nights of the Soul

Professional Workshop - Friday, April 24, 2009
Healing Through Grief - Perspectives from Culture and Spirituality

Quest Conference Center, Polaris Parkway; Columbus, Ohio
Contact: Renee Hawley, GriefCare Director, Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Service
rhawley@schoedinger.com, 614-848-6699


ADEC (Association for Death Education and Counseling)
CT Certification Exam
Next exam: November 7, 2009
Apply by: September 24, 2009
www.adec.org


Insight Institute Certified Celebrants
June 12-14, 2009; Chicago, IL
www.insightbooks.com/celebrants

National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims
September 25, 2009

Parents of Murdered Children
15th Annual Big Turn-Off asking citizens to turn off their TVs for three hours during the prime-time segment, held the second Wednesday in January each year, encourages society to protest television violence. The average child watching the average amount of television will witness 200,000 acts of violence by the age of 18. The goal of the Big Turn-Off is to empower people to object to what they find offensive and send a message that promotes non-violent programming. www.pomc.com

MetroHealth, Hospice of the Western Reserve/The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss Bereavement Center, Busch Funeral and Crematory Services & The Children's Hospital at Metro Health Medical Center
October, Cleveland, Ohio

October is Infant & Pregnancy Loss Month
Walk to Remember, www.nationalshareoffice.com
Remembering Our Babies, www.october15th.com

November is National Hospice Month
www.nhpco.org

Ohio Hospice & Palliative Care Organization's
Annual Conference
November 10-13, 2009
Doubletree Hotel, Worthington, OH
www.ohpco.org

TCF (The Compassionate Friends)
Worldwide Candle Lighting
Second Sunday in December
7 p.m. around the globe
www.compassionatefriends.org

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