Offering Hope to those that grieve


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Continuing Education Opportunities

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Cornerstone of Hope is a bereavement center dedicated to providing support, education, and hope to those grieving the loss of a loved one. By serving and educating community professionals, it is our goal that grieving children, teens and adults will have access to better resources and support programs and that community personnel are better equipped to serve the bereaved.

Our seminars are well suited for: Social Workers, Counselors, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Chaplains, Healthcare Professionals, Parish Nurses, Clergy, Funeral Home Directors (please call to see if the CEU has been approved)

Journal Group
The Journal Group meets to discuss published research on some aspect of grief. The group meets from 8:30-9:30am, and participants should read the journal articles, which will be emailed, prior to coming to the group. This group is facilitated by Cathy Monnin, and will include 1 CEU along with a light breakfast. Cost to attend is $10.
-January 27, 2016: Expressing Grief through Storytelling
-April 20, 2016: The Marginalization of Men in Grief
-July 20, 2016: Spirituality in Adjustment Following Bereavement
-September 21, 2016: Loss-Induced Trauma

Click here to Register or for Upcoming Topics

Interventions Group
The Interventions Group will provide participants with tools to assist them in their caregiving roles. This year we are continuing our series on Spiritual Disciplines, with Linda Anderson-Gaines, PCC. The group meets 8:30-9:30am, and will include 1 CEU along with a light breakfast. Cost to attend is $10.
-February 17, 2016: Prayer and Meditation
-May 18, 2016: Contemplation
-August 17, 2016: Study
-October 19, 2016: Self-Control

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We will be hosting three ½ day workshops in 2016. They will be from 9:00am-12:00pm, with registration and breakfast beginning at 8:30am. Each workshop will include 3 CEU's. Cost to attend is $35.
-March 16, 2016: The Impact of Grief on Addiction Recovery
-June 8, 2016: Supervision and Culture
-November 2, 2016: When Empathy and Boundaries Collide

Click here to Register or for Upcoming Topics

For more information, please contact Julia at Cornerstone of Hope at 216.524.HOPE(4673) or via email at

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