Purpose: To earn a Certificate in Pet Loss Companioning and learn how to help others, or yourself, through the loss of a beloved pet.
Pet Parents: A Journey Through Unconditional Love and Grief Coleen Ellis – author
When Your Pet Dies: A Guide To Mourning, Remembering and Healing Dr. Alan Wolfelt – author
Course Information: Death and loss are a mystery, not only to the person that’s walking on a grief journey but it’s also a mystery to those who want to be a companion to that person on their journey. The Pet Loss Companioning course provides the student with the information and practical guidance in knowing how to be that caring companion on a grief journey.
As Pet Care Professionals, while it’s our responsibility to help pet parents with the loss of their pet, it’s also an area that many people are uncomfortable with. In the eight Pet Loss Companioning webinars, many different aspects of death and grief are explored as the attendees learn the intricacies of one of life’s inevitable events.
Homework: Each session will consist of a lecture, a quiz, and homework that helps the student to absorb the material.
The seven segments (8 sessions) of the Pet Loss Companioning Certification include:
- Basics of Pet Loss Companioning
- The Six Central Needs of Mourning
- Various Age Segments and Pet Loss
- The Importance of Rituals in the Grieving Process
- Caregiver Qualities
- Self-Care for the Companion
- Faith Found in Fur
Basics of Pet Loss Companioning -This is the foundation course for Pet Loss Companioning. Learn the difference between treatment and companioning philosophies; grief and mourning; and the 8 “attitudes” of companioning and what each means to the person companioning.
Course Length: Eight approximately 1 hour sessions
Access to this course will expire in 3 months. Therefore, you have 3 months to complete this course from the date of registration.
You must also read and agree to the E-Training for Dogs, Inc. Standard Terms and Conditions prior to taking a course: Click HERE to read these. You will be asked when you register if you have read them and will not be allowed to take the course if you do not agree to the terms.