College Credit Courses
The student will examine the responsibilities of the funeral director from the first call until the last service rendered to the family. The student will study various religions, fraternal, military, secular, and traditional funeral customs. The student will be taught specific counseling procedures used when counseling the bereaved family. Specific attention will be paid to the counseling and communication techniques and skills that will assist individual family members with handling grief and the mourning process. In addition, students will explore the promotion of pre-need and after-care services. Three contact hours. A.S., A.A.S.