Vancouver BC: Sacred Passage: End of Life Doula Certificate - Phase 1~Nov 24-26 | Phase 2~March 7-11, 2018
Nov
24
to Mar 11

Vancouver BC: Sacred Passage: End of Life Doula Certificate - Phase 1~Nov 24-26 | Phase 2~March 7-11, 2018

Sacred Passage: End of Life Doula Certificate* is offered in Vancouver, BC, Canada on the following dates.

  • Sacred Passage: End of Life Doula: Phase I -  a 3 Day Workshop Nov 24-26
  • Sacred Passage: End of Life Doula: Phase II - a 5 Day Workshop Mar 7-11, 2018
    * This is a two-part program, so registration for Phases I and II is required.  Students must also complete the Best 3 Months (B3M) practicum between the 2 on-site workshops to earn their certificate.

The Sacred Passage Doula Certificate Program program benefits all those involved in the care of life, love, family, and healing. From healthcare professionals to concerned family members to end-of-life experts, this provides the preparation needed to befriend death, surrender and trust deeply in each moment, become part of the next great evolution in healthcare, and become a supportive and effective end-of-life companion. 

For those wishing to dive even deeper with a calling to teach this work, you may also enter the Conscious Dying Institute Master's Path .  Total cost of the CDE (Conscious Dying Educator certificate) is $4595.00 and includes the Doula Certificate. If you have already completed the Doula Certificate, cost is $1595.

What is a Sacred Passage Doula? 
End of Life Doulas are frontline caregivers who offer healing care to families and patients during critical illness and the dying process. They work individually or in teams, being available around the clock, filling the care-gaps before, nearing and during death. Their compassionate presence increases quality life-moments of the families and patients they serve. The presence of an end of life Doula at bedside assures that families and loved ones can focus on what is most important throughout the dying time.

Who Is It For? 
Frontline staff, nurses, clinicians, healing arts professionals, home and family caregivers, or anyone wishing to serve at the end of life, including those interested in exploring their own mortality and desiring to deepen their present moment awareness and full experience of life.

How Does It Work? 
The Sacred Passage Doula Certificate Program changes end of life care by transforming caregivers who return the emotional, spiritual, physical, practical care and loving experience they receive to the patients and families they serve. It prepares caregivers to be authentically present, communicate with vulnerability, honesty, and compassion and administer palliative-based comfort care healing modalities to anyone, in any setting, regardless of health status.

Sacred Passage Doula, Phase I & II
This is a 2-phase program leading to the Conscious Dying Institute's Sacred Passage Doula Certificate. The workshops are not offered separately. Both retreats are non-residential, which means they do not include housing. 

The program is designed to bring the caregiver into a deeper understanding of, and peace with, his or her own mortality. After all, it is hard to comfort the dying if the comforter is feeling fear. Through live music, restorative and releasing “practices for death”, vision mapping for end-of-life, grief and forgiveness activities, and other clinically-tested tools, participants heal their own sense of separation an isolation from life, and death.

From this place of greater self-understanding, there is a far greater capacity for holding one another, listening attentively, being open and honest, and offering forgiveness and love. In this setting, transformational, evidence-based, caring and healing practices are taught through the Caring Science Theory of Dr. Jean Watson and Conscious Dying Principles and Practices of Tarron Estes.                    

Program Results:

  • Moving from curative care to healing care
  • Creating vitality instead of physical exhaustion
  • Offering supported conversations instead of challenging topics
  • Making space for beauty-filled visions and Best Life Care plans instead of unexpressed wishes
  • Transmuting unexpressed feelings into life satisfaction and completion
  • Implementing complimentary therapies in 5 domains of life: Spiritual, Emotional, Physical Place/Comfort, and Practical 
  • Creating caring healing environments for patients and staff
  • Create caring healing relationships that nurture self and others
  • Creating caring communication and conversational confidence with staff, residents, patients and families regarding care choices at end of life
  • Facilitating sharing of stories of grief, loss, miracles, mysteries and unexplainable events with family, staff, and patients
  • Administering life completion practices including forgiveness, gratitude, legacy, grief work. 

Participants will be able to implement the Conscious Dying Principles and Practices:

  • Increase beauty, pleasure, contentment
  • Provide emotional and spiritual support
  • Initiate conversations about the dying process
  • How and when to practice self care to reduce burnout and emotional fatigue
  • Demystify the stages of the dying process
  • Acknowledge mysteries, miracles, and unexplained events
  • Learn how to be with intense emotions, in self and others
  • How to honor other’s beliefs without them threatening your own
  • Be a Steward of a conscious death
  • Attend at bedside so that no one dies alone

About the Practicum
Between Phase I and II all participants will take a 3-month practicum. We call this the 'Best Three Months: End of Life Coaching and Care Planning (B3M)'. This is for you to learn family, patient, caregiver, community engagement and life fulfillment assignment. is a family, patient, caregiver, community engagement and life fulfillment assignment. Students learn to identify priorities in 5 domains of life and create care plans guided by the end of life wishes and choices of patients and families facing critical illness and death.  Completion of the practicum is a required, with students working with a classmate and 2 additional members of their community.

Program Overview & Unique Benefits and Outcomes of the Sacred Passage: End of Life Doula Certificate

  1. Spiritual, Emotional, Physical, Life Purpose & Review and After Death Rituals and Care
  2. Support and Development of End of Life Doula Practice
  3. Strategic Visioning and Doula Practice Planning, Conscious Dying Institute Branding and Marketing materials, Your Profile Listing on End of Life Doula Directory

Registration for End of Life Doula Certificate
To register, please click the “register” button below. The total price of Phase I, Phase II, and the practicum in between is $2,480 (USD), and payment plans and early bird discounts may be available. This event is held in Vancouver, BC, Canada. 

Retreat times are 9am - 5pm or 9am - 8pm, with breaks for lunches and dinners. Exact schedules and itineraries will be provided at registration. 

Both retreats are non-residential, which means they do not include housing. 

If you would like more information, please contact us at: info@consciousdyinginstitute.com or in Canada: ANN GILLESPIE agillespie1@shaw.ca  778-708-4306.

For those wishing to dive even deeper with a calling to teach this work, you may also enter the Conscious Dying Institute Master's Path .  Total cost of the CDE (Conscious Dying Educator certificate) is $4075.00 (USD) and includes the Doula Certificate. If you have already completed the Doula Certificate, cost is $1595 (USD).

Refund / Cancellation Policy:  If for any reason you need to cancel your attendance for this event, we will happily reschedule for another program within 12 months.

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Vancouver BC | Conscious Dying Educator Certificate | EOL Doula Certifiate REQUIRED| 2018 Conscious Dying Educator Certificate, Phase 1~Nov 24-26, Special Project, Phase 2~March 7-11, 2018
Nov
24
to Mar 11

Vancouver BC | Conscious Dying Educator Certificate | EOL Doula Certifiate REQUIRED| 2018 Conscious Dying Educator Certificate, Phase 1~Nov 24-26, Special Project, Phase 2~March 7-11, 2018

Enter the Conscious Dying Institute Master's Path. Conscious Dying Educator Certificate (CDE)  is for EOL Doula Graduates who have a strong call to teach. (Exceptions are sometimes made on case by case basis).  Total cost of the CDEis $4995.00 Includes the Doula Certificate. If you have completed the Doula Certificate, cost is $2000.00.  66 CEUs are offered for this onsite course in Boulder, CO USA taking place in conjunction with the EOL Doula Certificate Course on the following dates: 

  • 3-Day Workshop – Nov 24-26, 2017  (required)
  • 5-Day Workshop – March 7-11, 2018  (optional)
     

Conscious Dying Educators in Training:

  • Receive Personal Mentoring by CDI Faculty prior, during and after to onsite courses deepening their capacity to teach segments of Conscious Dying Education

  • Dive into the EOL Doula Certificate course again from the perspective of an educator

  • Support EOL Doulas in training during course

  • Work closely with other CDE trainees during breakout sessions in the onsite course, clarifying their teaching skills and components

  • Design and Implement their CDE Community Educator Project

A fundamental assumption of Conscious Dying Education is that the nature of our heart is to give back the love, care and wisdom we receive. Conscious Dying Education Teacher Training prepares graduates of Sacred Passage: End of Life Doula Certificate Programs to facilitate Conscious Dying Education and Care. It's a course of study for those who wish to bring this important work into their communities--to transmit their heart wisdom to others. 

A Conscious Dying Educator will offer Conscious Dying Principles, Practices, and Philosophy to community organizations such as Senior Communities and Faith-based organizations, increasing the number of patients and families receiving comforting healing care they want and need most at end of life.

The Conscious Dying Educator will utilize the Best Three Months of Life Care Plan, supporting people in their communities to identify and fulfill their end of life wishes and priorities in all domains of life. 

Conscious Dying Education Teacher Training prepares graduates of Sacred Passage Guidance Certificate Program to offer Best Three Months: End of Life Coaching and Care to communities and to facilitate Conscious Dying Education.

The intention of the teacher training is to increase the number of patients and families comforting healing care they want and need most at end of life in all home and health care settings. And to broaden the reach of Conscious Dying Education to colleges of nursing, faith based groups, senior communities, and gatherings to support families and communities to understand a variety of care modalities and care situations that all them to make healthy choices before during and after death.

The program builds upon these requirements:

·       Prerequisite - completion of the Sacred Passage Guidance End of Life Doula Certificate.  (Exceptions may be granted on a case by case basis.)

·       Phase I - Attendance during Phase 1 Doula Certificate, March 23-25, 2018 as a Teacher in Training with Special Mentoring prior to onset with Founder and Faculty

·       Independent Project - Design and implement a Conscious Dying Education event in your community. Choose elements of the Conscious Dying Education Sacred Philosophy and Theory to integrate into your teaching practice.

·       Phase 2 - Attendance at the 5-day End of Life Doula Certificate Workshop, Wednesday, June 20 - Sunday, June 24, 2018, (or alternate option case by case basis) as a Teacher in Training demonstrating project outcomes in the classroom.

The Teacher in Training will:

  • Receive Mentoring by CDI Faculty
  • Complete Student Project following Phase I and prior to Phase 2: Design and Deliver a Conscious Dying Education Community Event supported by  CDI materials and content
  • Identify "Resonance" segments of CDI Principles, Practices and Philosophies for unique specializations and teaching tools
  • Present Project in Phase 2

Intended Audience:  Directors of Nursing, Health Care Educators, Healing Arts Professionals, Clinical Professionals, Senior Community Leaders, Hospice and Palliative Care Leaders and Caring Professionals who have met application requirements and been accepted for the Conscious Dying Institute (CDI)Teacher Training Program.

CEUs & Program Requirements:

CEUs provided (currently estimated at 66 nursing contact hours)

In order to receive certificate, participants must complete:

1.     Student Application prior to registering & attending the program(s).

2.     Attendance at prerequisite Sacred Passage Guidance Certificate Program(s).

3.     Full engagement in all learning activities of onsite course involving group/individual/partner exercises; conference calls, webinars, social networking and to work with Faculty mentor/guides(s) in exploring concepts, ideas, personal growth and coaching experiences as assigned.  These may include, and are not limited to: personal reflective journaling that increase understanding and application core concepts and principles and increase self-care.

4.     Complete and submit all program evaluations.

Refund / Cancellation Policy: If for any reason you need to cancel your attendance for this event, we will happily reschedule for another program within 12 months.

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Micanopy, FL: 2018 Sacred Passage: End Of Life Doula Certificate, Phase I~Jan 12-14& Phase II~Apr 25-29
Jan
12
to Apr 29

Micanopy, FL: 2018 Sacred Passage: End Of Life Doula Certificate, Phase I~Jan 12-14& Phase II~Apr 25-29

Sacred Passage: End of Life Doula Certificate* offers 66 CEUs and is offered in Casa Micanopy (near Gainesville), FL USA on the following dates.

  • Sacred Passage: End of Life Doula: Phase I -  a 3 Day Workshop Jan 12-14, 2018
  • Sacred Passage: End of Life Doula: Phase II - a 5 Day Workshop Apr 25-29, 2018
    * This is a two-part program, so registration for Phases I and II is required.  Students must also complete the Best 3 Months (B3M) practicum between the 2 on-site workshops to earn their certificate.

The Sacred Passage Doula Certificate Program program benefits all those involved in the care of life, love, family, and healing. From healthcare professionals to concerned family members to end-of-life experts, this provides the preparation needed to befriend death, surrender and trust deeply in each moment, become part of the next great evolution in healthcare, and become a supportive and effective end-of-life companion. 

For those wishing to dive even deeper with a calling to teach this work, you may also enter the Conscious Dying Institute Master's Path .  Total cost of the CDE (Conscious Dying Educator certificate) is $4595.00 and includes the Doula Certificate. If you have already completed the Doula Certificate, cost is $1595.

What is a Sacred Passage Doula? 
End of Life Doulas are frontline caregivers who offer healing care to families and patients during critical illness and the dying process. They work individually or in teams, being available around the clock, filling the care-gaps before, nearing and during death. Their compassionate presence increases quality life-moments of the families and patients they serve. The presence of an end of life Doula at bedside assures that families and loved ones can focus on what is most important throughout the dying time.

Who Is It For? 
Frontline staff, nurses, clinicians, healing arts professionals, home and family caregivers, or anyone wishing to serve at the end of life, including those interested in exploring their own mortality and desiring to deepen their present moment awareness and full experience of life.

How Does It Work? 
The Sacred Passage Doula Certificate Program changes end of life care by transforming caregivers who return the emotional, spiritual, physical, practical care and loving experience they receive to the patients and families they serve. It prepares caregivers to be authentically present, communicate with vulnerability, honesty, and compassion and administer palliative-based comfort care healing modalities to anyone, in any setting, regardless of health status.

Sacred Passage Doula, Phase I & II
This is a 2-phase program leading to the Conscious Dying Institute's Sacred Passage Doula Certificate. It offers 66 Continuing Education Credits (CEU's) and the workshops are not offered separately. Both retreats are non-residential, which means they do not include housing. 

The program is designed to bring the caregiver into a deeper understanding of, and peace with, his or her own mortality. After all, it is hard to comfort the dying if the comforter is feeling fear. Through live music, restorative and releasing “practices for death”, vision mapping for end-of-life, grief and forgiveness activities, and other clinically-tested tools, participants heal their own sense of separation an isolation from life, and death.

From this place of greater self-understanding, there is a far greater capacity for holding one another, listening attentively, being open and honest, and offering forgiveness and love. In this setting, transformational, evidence-based, caring and healing practices are taught through the Caring Science Theory of Dr. Jean Watson and Conscious Dying Principles and Practices of Tarron Estes.                    

Program Results:

  • Moving from curative care to healing care
  • Creating vitality instead of physical exhaustion
  • Offering supported conversations instead of challenging topics
  • Making space for beauty-filled visions and Best Life Care plans instead of unexpressed wishes
  • Transmuting unexpressed feelings into life satisfaction and completion
  • Implementing complimentary therapies in 5 domains of life: Spiritual, Emotional, Physical Place/Comfort, and Practical 
  • Creating caring healing environments for patients and staff
  • Create caring healing relationships that nurture self and others
  • Creating caring communication and conversational confidence with staff, residents, patients and families regarding care choices at end of life
  • Facilitating sharing of stories of grief, loss, miracles, mysteries and unexplainable events with family, staff, and patients
  • Administering life completion practices including forgiveness, gratitude, legacy, grief work. 

Participants will be able to implement the Conscious Dying Principles and Practices:

  • Increase beauty, pleasure, contentment
  • Provide emotional and spiritual support
  • Initiate conversations about the dying process
  • How and when to practice self care to reduce burnout and emotional fatigue
  • Demystify the stages of the dying process
  • Acknowledge mysteries, miracles, and unexplained events
  • Learn how to be with intense emotions, in self and others
  • How to honor other’s beliefs without them threatening your own
  • Be a Steward of a conscious death
  • Attend at bedside so that no one dies alone

About the Practicum
Between Phase I and II all participants will take a 3-month practicum under faculty guidance. We call this the 'Best Three Months: End of Life Coaching and Care Planning (B3M)'. This is for you to learn family, patient, caregiver, community engagement and life fulfillment assignment. is a family, patient, caregiver, community engagement and life fulfillment assignment. Students learn to identify priorities in 5 domains of life and create care plans guided by the end of life wishes and choices of patients and families facing critical illness and death.  Completion of the practicum is a required, with students working with a classmate and 2 additional members of their community.

Program Overview & Unique Benefits and Outcomes of the Sacred Passage: End of Life Doula Certificate

  1. Spiritual, Emotional, Physical, Life Purpose & Review and After Death Rituals and Care
  2. Support and Development of End of Life Doula Practice
  3. Strategic Visioning and Doula Practice Planning, Conscious Dying Institute Branding and Marketing materials, Your Profile Listing on End of Life Doula Directory

Registration for End of Life Doula Certificate
To register, please click the “register” button below. The total price of Phase I, Phase II, and the practicum in between is $2,995, and payment plans and early bird discounts may be available. This event is held in Casa Micanopy (near Gainesville), FL.

Retreat times are 9am - 5pm or 9am - 8pm, with breaks for lunches and dinners. Exact schedules and itineraries will be provided at registration. 

Both retreats are non-residential, which means they do not include housing.   However, there are a limted number of rooms available on-site at the program venue.  Students may inquire here for availability:  http://www.casamicanopy.com/contact-us

If you would like more information, please contact us at:  info@consciousdyinginstitute.com.

For those wishing to dive even deeper with a calling to teach this work, you may also enter the Conscious Dying Institute Master's Path .  Total cost of the CDE (Conscious Dying Educator certificate) is $4595.00 and includes the Doula Certificate. If you have already completed the Doula Certificate, cost is $1595.

Refund / Cancellation Policy:  If for any reason you need to cancel your attendance for this event, we will happily reschedule for another program within 12 months.

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Boulder CO: 2018 Sacred Passage: End Of Life Doula Certificate, Phase I~Mar 23-25 & Phase 2~Jun 20-24
Mar
23
to Jun 24

Boulder CO: 2018 Sacred Passage: End Of Life Doula Certificate, Phase I~Mar 23-25 & Phase 2~Jun 20-24

  • Bodywork Bistro Living Arts Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

 

Sacred Passage: End of Life Doula Certificate* offers 66 CEUs and is offered in Boulder, CO USA on the following dates.

  • Sacred Passage: End of Life Doula: Phase I -  a 3 Day Workshop March 23-25
  • Sacred Passage: End of Life Doula: Phase II - a 5 Day Workshop June 20-24
    * This is a two-part program, so registration for Phases I and II is required.  Students must also complete the Best 3 Months (B3M) practicum between the 2 on-site workshops to earn their certificate.

The Sacred Passage Doula Certificate Program program benefits all those involved in the care of life, love, family, and healing. From healthcare professionals to concerned family members to end-of-life experts, this provides the preparation needed to befriend death, surrender and trust deeply in each moment, become part of the next great evolution in healthcare, and become a supportive and effective end-of-life companion. 

What is a Sacred Passage Doula? 
End of Life Doulas are frontline caregivers who offer healing care to families and patients during critical illness and the dying process. They work individually or in teams, being available around the clock, filling the care-gaps before, nearing and during death. Their compassionate presence increases quality life-moments of the families and patients they serve. The presence of an end of life Doula at bedside assures that families and loved ones can focus on what is most important throughout the dying time.

Who Is It For? 
Frontline staff, nurses, clinicians, healing arts professionals, home and family caregivers, or anyone wishing to serve at the end of life, including those interested in exploring their own mortality and desiring to deepen their present moment awareness and full experience of life.

How Does It Work? 
The Sacred Passage Doula Certificate Program changes end of life care by transforming caregivers who return the emotional, spiritual, physical, practical care and loving experience they receive to the patients and families they serve. It prepares caregivers to be authentically present, communicate with vulnerability, honesty, and compassion and administer palliative-based comfort care healing modalities to anyone, in any setting, regardless of health status.

Sacred Passage Doula, Phase I & II
This is a 2-phase program leading to the Conscious Dying Institute's Sacred Passage Doula Certificate. It offers 66 Continuing Education Credits (CEU's) and the workshops are not offered separately. Both retreats are non-residential, which means they do not include housing. 

The program is designed to bring the caregiver into a deeper understanding of, and peace with, his or her own mortality. After all, it is hard to comfort the dying if the comforter is feeling fear. Through live music, restorative and releasing “practices for death”, vision mapping for end-of-life, grief and forgiveness activities, and other clinically-tested tools, participants heal their own sense of separation an isolation from life, and death.

From this place of greater self-understanding, there is a far greater capacity for holding one another, listening attentively, being open and honest, and offering forgiveness and love. In this setting, transformational, evidence-based, caring and healing practices are taught through the Caring Science Theory of Dr. Jean Watson and Conscious Dying Principles and Practices of Tarron Estes.                    

Program Results:

  • Moving from curative care to healing care
  • Creating vitality instead of physical exhaustion
  • Offering supported conversations instead of challenging topics
  • Making space for beauty-filled visions and Best Life Care plans instead of unexpressed wishes
  • Transmuting unexpressed feelings into life satisfaction and completion
  • Implementing complimentary therapies in 5 domains of life: Spiritual, Emotional, Physical Place/Comfort, and Practical 
  • Creating caring healing environments for patients and staff
  • Create caring healing relationships that nurture self and others
  • Creating caring communication and conversational confidence with staff, residents, patients and families regarding care choices at end of life
  • Facilitating sharing of stories of grief, loss, miracles, mysteries and unexplainable events with family, staff, and patients
  • Administering life completion practices including forgiveness, gratitude, legacy, grief work. 

Participants will be able to implement the Conscious Dying Principles and Practices:

  • Increase beauty, pleasure, contentment
  • Provide emotional and spiritual support
  • Initiate conversations about the dying process
  • How and when to practice self care to reduce burnout and emotional fatigue
  • Demystify the stages of the dying process
  • Acknowledge mysteries, miracles, and unexplained events
  • Learn how to be with intense emotions, in self and others
  • How to honor other’s beliefs without them threatening your own
  • Be a Steward of a conscious death
  • Attend at bedside so that no one dies alone

About the Practicum
Between Phase I and II all participants will take a 3-month practicum under faculty guidance. We call this the 'Best Three Months: End of Life Coaching and Care Planning (B3M)'. This is for you to learn family, patient, caregiver, community engagement and life fulfillment assignment. is a family, patient, caregiver, community engagement and life fulfillment assignment. Students learn to identify priorities in 5 domains of life and create care plans guided by the end of life wishes and choices of patients and families facing critical illness and death.  Completion of the practicum is a required, with students working with a classmate and 2 additional members of their community.

Program Overview & Unique Benefits and Outcomes of the Sacred Passage: End of Life Doula Certificate

  1. Spiritual, Emotional, Physical, Life Purpose & Review and After Death Rituals and Care
  2. Support and Development of End of Life Doula Practice
  3. Strategic Visioning and Doula Practice Planning, Conscious Dying Institute Branding and Marketing materials, Your Profile Listing on End of Life Doula Directory

Registration for End of Life Doula Certificate
To register, please click the “register” button below. The total price of Phase I, Phase II, and the practicum in between is $2,995, and payment plans and early bird discounts may be available. This event is held in Boulder, CO.  

Retreat times are 9am - 5pm or 9am - 8pm, with breaks for lunches and dinners. Exact schedules and itineraries will be provided at registration. 

Both retreats are non-residential, which means they do not include housing. 

If you would like more information, please contact us at: info@consciousdyinginstitute.com.

For those wishing to dive even deeper with a calling to teach this work, you may also enter the Conscious Dying Institute Master's Path .  Total cost of the CDE (Conscious Dying Educator certificate) is $4595.00 and includes the Doula Certificate. If you have already completed the Doula Certificate, cost is $1595.

Refund / Cancellation Policy:  If for any reason you need to cancel your attendance for this event, we will happily reschedule for another program within 12 months.

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Boulder CO |Conscious Dying Educator Certificate | EOL Doula Certifiate REQUIRED| 2018 Conscious Dying Educator Certificate, Phase I~Mar 23-25, Special Project, Phase 2~Jun 20-24
Mar
23
to Jun 24

Boulder CO |Conscious Dying Educator Certificate | EOL Doula Certifiate REQUIRED| 2018 Conscious Dying Educator Certificate, Phase I~Mar 23-25, Special Project, Phase 2~Jun 20-24

  • Bodywork Bistro Living Arts Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Enter the Conscious Dying Institute Master's Path. Conscious Dying Educator Certificate (CDE)  is for EOL Doula Graduates who have a strong call to teach. (Exceptions are sometimes made on case by case basis).  Total cost of the CDEis $4995.00 Includes the Doula Certificate. If you have completed the Doula Certificate, cost is $2000.00.  66 CEUs are offered for this onsite course in Boulder, CO USA taking place in conjunction with the EOL Doula Certificate Course on the following dates: 

  • 3-Day Workshop – March 23-25
  • 5-Day Workshop – June 20-24
    * This is a multi phased program, so registration for both workshops is required

Conscious Dying Educators in Training:

  • Receive Personal Mentoring by CDI Faculty prior, during and after to onsite courses deepening their capacity to teach segments of Conscious Dying Education

  • Dive into the EOL Doula Certificate course again from the perspective of an educator

  • Support EOL Doulas in training during course

  • Work closely with other CDE trainees during breakout sessions in the onsite course, clarifying their teaching skills and components

  • Design and Implement their CDE Community Educator Project

A fundamental assumption of Conscious Dying Education is that the nature of our heart is to give back the love, care and wisdom we receive. Conscious Dying Education Teacher Training prepares graduates of Sacred Passage: End of Life Doula Certificate Programs to facilitate Conscious Dying Education and Care. It's a course of study for those who wish to bring this important work into their communities--to transmit their heart wisdom to others. 

A Conscious Dying Educator will offer Conscious Dying Principles, Practices, and Philosophy to community organizations such as Senior Communities and Faith-based organizations, increasing the number of patients and families receiving comforting healing care they want and need most at end of life.

The Conscious Dying Educator will utilize the Best Three Months of Life Care Plan, supporting people in their communities to identify and fulfill their end of life wishes and priorities in all domains of life. 

Conscious Dying Education Teacher Training prepares graduates of Sacred Passage Guidance Certificate Program to offer Best Three Months: End of Life Coaching and Care to communities and to facilitate Conscious Dying Education.

The intention of the teacher training is to increase the number of patients and families comforting healing care they want and need most at end of life in all home and health care settings. And to broaden the reach of Conscious Dying Education to colleges of nursing, faith based groups, senior communities, and gatherings to support families and communities to understand a variety of care modalities and care situations that all them to make healthy choices before during and after death.

The program builds upon these requirements:

 

·       Prerequisite - completion of the Sacred Passage Guidance End of Life Doula Certificate.  (Exceptions may be granted on a case by case basis.)

·       Phase I - Attendance during Phase 1 Doula Certificate, March 23-25, 2018 as a Teacher in Training with Special Mentoring prior to onset with Founder and Faculty

·       Independent Project - Design and implement a Conscious Dying Education event in your community. Choose elements of the Conscious Dying Education Sacred Philosophy and Theory to integrate into your teaching practice.

·       Phase 2 - Attendance at the 5-day End of Life Doula Certificate Workshop, Wednesday, June 20 - Sunday, June 24, 2018, (or alternate option case by case basis) as a Teacher in Training demonstrating project outcomes in the classroom.

The Teacher in Training will:

  • Receive Mentoring by CDI Faculty
  • Complete Student Project following Phase I and prior to Phase 2: Design and Deliver a Conscious Dying Education Community Event supported by  CDI materials and content
  • Identify "Resonance" segments of CDI Principles, Practices and Philosophies for unique specializations and teaching tools
  • Present Project in Phase 2

Intended Audience:  Directors of Nursing, Health Care Educators, Healing Arts Professionals, Clinical Professionals, Senior Community Leaders, Hospice and Palliative Care Leaders and Caring Professionals who have met application requirements and been accepted for the Conscious Dying Institute (CDI)Teacher Training Program.

CEUs & Program Requirements:

CEUs provided (currently estimated at 66 nursing contact hours)

In order to receive certificate, participants must complete:

1.     Student Application prior to registering & attending the program(s).

2.     Attendance at prerequisite Sacred Passage Guidance Certificate Program(s).

3.     Full engagement in all learning activities of onsite course involving group/individual/partner exercises; conference calls, webinars, social networking and to work with Faculty mentor/guides(s) in exploring concepts, ideas, personal growth and coaching experiences as assigned.  These may include, and are not limited to: personal reflective journaling that increase understanding and application core concepts and principles and increase self-care.

4.     Complete and submit all program evaluations.

Refund / Cancellation Policy: If for any reason you need to cancel your attendance for this event, we will happily reschedule for another program within 12 months.

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Boulder CO: 2018 Sacred Passage: End Of Life Doula Certificate, Phase I~Aug 24-26 & Phase 2~Dec 5-9
Aug
24
to Dec 9

Boulder CO: 2018 Sacred Passage: End Of Life Doula Certificate, Phase I~Aug 24-26 & Phase 2~Dec 5-9

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Sacred Passage: End of Life Doula Certificate* offers 66 CEUs and is offered in Boulder, CO USA on the following dates.

  • Sacred Passage: End of Life Doula: Phase 1 -  a 3 Day Workshop Aug 24-26, 2018
  • Sacred Passage: End of Life Doula: Phase 2 - a 5 Day Workshop Dec 5-9, 2018

* This is a two-part program, so registration for Phases I and II is required.  Students must also complete the Best 3 Months (B3M) practicum between the 2 on-site workshops to earn their certificate.

The Sacred Passage Doula Certificate Program program benefits all those involved in the care of life, love, family, and healing. From healthcare professionals to concerned family members to end-of-life experts, this provides the preparation needed to befriend death, surrender and trust deeply in each moment, become part of the next great evolution in healthcare, and become a supportive and effective end-of-life companion. 

What is a Sacred Passage Doula? 
End of Life Doulas are frontline caregivers who offer healing care to families and patients during critical illness and the dying process. They work individually or in teams, being available around the clock, filling the care-gaps before, nearing and during death. Their compassionate presence increases quality life-moments of the families and patients they serve. The presence of an end of life Doula at bedside assures that families and loved ones can focus on what is most important throughout the dying time.

Who Is It For? 
Frontline staff, nurses, clinicians, healing arts professionals, home and family caregivers, or anyone wishing to serve at the end of life, including those interested in exploring their own mortality and desiring to deepen their present moment awareness and full experience of life.

How Does It Work? 
The Sacred Passage Doula Certificate Program changes end of life care by transforming caregivers who return the emotional, spiritual, physical, practical care and loving experience they receive to the patients and families they serve. It prepares caregivers to be authentically present, communicate with vulnerability, honesty, and compassion and administer palliative-based comfort care healing modalities to anyone, in any setting, regardless of health status.

Sacred Passage Doula, Phase I & II
This is a 2-phase program leading to the Conscious Dying Institute's Sacred Passage Doula Certificate. It offers 66 Continuing Education Credits (CEU's) and the workshops are not offered separately. Both retreats are non-residential, which means they do not include housing. 

The program is designed to bring the caregiver into a deeper understanding of, and peace with, his or her own mortality. After all, it is hard to comfort the dying if the comforter is feeling fear. Through live music, restorative and releasing “practices for death”, vision mapping for end-of-life, grief and forgiveness activities, and other clinically-tested tools, participants heal their own sense of separation an isolation from life, and death.

From this place of greater self-understanding, there is a far greater capacity for holding one another, listening attentively, being open and honest, and offering forgiveness and love. In this setting, transformational, evidence-based, caring and healing practices are taught through the Caring Science Theory of Dr. Jean Watson and Conscious Dying Principles and Practices of Tarron Estes.                    

Program Results:

  • Moving from curative care to healing care
  • Creating vitality instead of physical exhaustion
  • Offering supported conversations instead of challenging topics
  • Making space for beauty-filled visions and Best Life Care plans instead of unexpressed wishes
  • Transmuting unexpressed feelings into life satisfaction and completion
  • Implementing complimentary therapies in 5 domains of life: Spiritual, Emotional, Physical Place/Comfort, and Practical 
  • Creating caring healing environments for patients and staff
  • Create caring healing relationships that nurture self and others
  • Creating caring communication and conversational confidence with staff, residents, patients and families regarding care choices at end of life
  • Facilitating sharing of stories of grief, loss, miracles, mysteries and unexplainable events with family, staff, and patients
  • Administering life completion practices including forgiveness, gratitude, legacy, grief work. 

Participants will be able to implement the Conscious Dying Principles and Practices:

  • Increase beauty, pleasure, contentment
  • Provide emotional and spiritual support
  • Initiate conversations about the dying process
  • How and when to practice self care to reduce burnout and emotional fatigue
  • Demystify the stages of the dying process
  • Acknowledge mysteries, miracles, and unexplained events
  • Learn how to be with intense emotions, in self and others
  • How to honor other’s beliefs without them threatening your own
  • Be a Steward of a conscious death
  • Attend at bedside so that no one dies alone

About the Practicum
Between Phase I and II all participants will take a 3-month practicum under faculty guidance. We call this the 'Best Three Months: End of Life Coaching and Care Planning (B3M)'. This is for you to learn family, patient, caregiver, community engagement and life fulfillment assignment. is a family, patient, caregiver, community engagement and life fulfillment assignment. Students learn to identify priorities in 5 domains of life and create care plans guided by the end of life wishes and choices of patients and families facing critical illness and death.  Completion of the practicum is a required, with students working with a classmate and 2 additional members of their community.

Program Overview & Unique Benefits and Outcomes of the Sacred Passage: End of Life Doula Certificate

  1. Spiritual, Emotional, Physical, Life Purpose & Review and After Death Rituals and Care
  2. Support and Development of End of Life Doula Practice
  3. Strategic Visioning and Doula Practice Planning, Conscious Dying Institute Branding and Marketing materials, Your Profile Listing on End of Life Doula Directory

Registration for End of Life Doula Certificate
To register, please click the “register” button below. The total price of Phase I, Phase II, and the practicum in between is $2,995, and payment plans and early bird discounts may be available. This event is held in Boulder, CO. 

Retreat times are 9am - 5pm or 9am - 8pm, with breaks for lunches and dinners. Exact schedules and itineraries will be provided at registration. 

Both retreats are non-residential, which means they do not include housing. 

If you would like more information, please contact us at: info@consciousdyinginstitute.com.

For those wishing to dive even deeper with a calling to teach this work, you may also enter the Conscious Dying Institute Master's Path .  Total cost of the CDE (Conscious Dying Educator certificate) is $4595.00 and includes the Doula Certificate. If you have already completed the Doula Certificate, cost is $1595.

Refund / Cancellation Policy:  If for any reason you need to cancel your attendance for this event, we will happily reschedule for another program within 12 months.

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Boulder CO |Conscious Dying Educator Certificate | EOL Doula Certifiate REQUIRED| 2017 Phase I~Aug 24-26, Special Project, Phase 2~Dec 5-9| REGISTRATION IN EOL DOULA CERTIFICATE REQUUIRED
Aug
24
to Dec 9

Boulder CO |Conscious Dying Educator Certificate | EOL Doula Certifiate REQUIRED| 2017 Phase I~Aug 24-26, Special Project, Phase 2~Dec 5-9| REGISTRATION IN EOL DOULA CERTIFICATE REQUUIRED

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Conscious Dying Educator Certificate (CDE) is for EOL Doula Certificate Graduates who have a strong call to teach. (Exceptions are sometimes made on case by case basis).  COSTof CDEis $4995.00 Includes EOL Certificate. $2000.00 if Certificate is completed. 62 CEUs are offered for this onsite course in Boulder, CO USA taking place in conjunction with the EOL Doula Certificate Course on the following dates:

  • 3-Day Workshop – Aug 24-26
  • 5-Day Workshop – Dec 5-9
    * This is a multi phased program, so registration for both workshops is required

Conscious Dying Educators in Training:

  • Receive Personal Mentoring by CDI Faculty prior, during and after to onsite courses deepening their capacity to teach segments of Conscious Dying Education

  • Dive into the EOL Doula Certificate course again from the perspective of an educator

  • Support EOL Doulas in training during course

  • Work closely with other CDE trainees during breakout sessions in the onsite course, clarifying their teaching skills and components

  • Design and Implement their CDE Community Educator Project

A fundamental assumption of Conscious Dying Education is that the nature of our heart is to give back the love, care and wisdom we receive. Conscious Dying Education Teacher Training prepares graduates of Sacred Passage: End of Life Doula Certificate Programs to facilitate Conscious Dying Education and Care. It's a course of study for those who wish to bring this important work into their communities--to transmit their heart wisdom to others. 

A Conscious Dying Educator will offer Conscious Dying Principles, Practices, and Philosophy to community organizations such as Senior Communities and Faith-based organizations, increasing the number of patients and families receiving comforting healing care they want and need most at end of life.

The Conscious Dying Educator will utilize the Best Three Months of Life Care Plan, supporting people in their communities to identify and fulfill their end of life wishes and priorities in all domains of life. 

Conscious Dying Education Teacher Training prepares graduates of Sacred Passage Guidance Certificate Program to offer Best Three Months: End of Life Coaching and Care to communities and to facilitate Conscious Dying Education.

The intention of the teacher training is to increase the number of patients and families comforting healing care they want and need most at end of life in all home and health care settings. And to broaden the reach of Conscious Dying Education to colleges of nursing, faith based groups, senior communities, and gatherings to support families and communities to understand a variety of care modalities and care situations that all them to make healthy choices before during and after death.

The program builds upon these requirements:

·       Prerequisite - completion of the Sacred Passage Guidance End of Life Doula Certificate.  (Exceptions may be granted on a case by case basis.)

·       Phase I - Attendance during Phase 1 Doula Certificate, Friday, Aug 24 - Sunday, Aug 26, 2018, as a Teacher in Training with Special Mentoring prior to onset with Founder and Faculty

·       Independent Project - Design and implement a Conscious Dying Education event in your community. Choose elements of the Conscious Dying Education Sacred Philosophy and Theory to integrate into your teaching practice.

·       Phase 2 - Attendance at the 5-day End of Life Doula Certificate Workshop, Wednesday, Dec 5 - Sunday, Dec 9, 2018, (or alternate option case by case basis) as a Teacher in Training demonstrating project outcomes in the classroom.

The Teacher in Training will:

  • Receive Mentoring by CDI Faculty
  • Complete Student Project following Phase I and prior to Phase 2: Design and Deliver a Conscious Dying Education Community Event supported by  CDI materials and content
  • Identify "Resonance" segments of CDI Principles, Practices and Philosophies for unique specializations and teaching tools
  • Present Project in Phase 2

Intended Audience:  Directors of Nursing, Health Care Educators, Healing Arts Professionals, Clinical Professionals, Senior Community Leaders, Hospice and Palliative Care Leaders and Caring Professionals who have met application requirements and been accepted for the Conscious Dying Institute (CDI)Teacher Training Program.

CEUs & Program Requirements:

CEUs provided (currently estimated at 66 nursing contact hours)

In order to receive certificate, participants must complete:

1.     Student Application prior to registering & attending the program(s).

2.     Attendance at prerequisite Sacred Passage Guidance Certificate Program(s).

3.     Full engagement in all learning activities of onsite course involving group/individual/partner exercises; conference calls, webinars, social networking and to work with Faculty mentor/guides(s) in exploring concepts, ideas, personal growth and coaching experiences as assigned.  These may include, and are not limited to: personal reflective journaling that increase understanding and application core concepts and principles and increase self-care.

4.     Complete and submit all program evaluations.

Refund / Cancellation Policy: If for any reason you need to cancel your attendance for this event, we will happily reschedule for another program within 12 months.

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Vancouver BC: 2017 Sacred Passage: End of Life Doula Certificate, Phase I~Feb 11-13 & Phase II~June 24-28
Feb
11
to Jun 29

Vancouver BC: 2017 Sacred Passage: End of Life Doula Certificate, Phase I~Feb 11-13 & Phase II~June 24-28

PHASE I: February 11 - 13, 2017
PHASE II: June 24 - 28, 2017
Bridge and Enrich Lives Studio, Vancouver, British Columbia

*2017 Vancouver Students Receive 25% overall Program Discount and BONUS PROGRAM*
Our 'Best Three Months: End of Life Priority Coaching Practicum' will be included in the full certificate at no cost. 

The Sacred Passage Doula Certificate Program program benefits all those involved in the care of life, love, family, and healing. From healthcare professionals to concerned family members to end-of-life experts, this provides the preparation needed to befriend death, surrender and trust deeply in each moment, become part of the next great evolution in healthcare, and become a supportive and effective end-of-life companion. (More Program Information Below)

VANCOUVER Sacred Passage Doula Program Pricing

Phase I is February 11 - 13, 2017 &  Phase II is June 24 - 28, 2017, in Vancouver, British Columbia. The total price of Phase I and II of the program is $2,019 CAD for the Early Bird pricing (through December 15). We have applied a 25% overall discount, along with early registration and 2 alternative Canadian Currency Options. (go to registration page) to make the program affordable for our Canadian community. Prices below listed in USD.

Phase 1 Feb 11-13th -Early Registration= $465

Phase 1 after Dec 15th= $490

Phase 1 Refresher for returning students= $235

Save even more by purchasing Full Certificate

Certificate - Early Registration = $1580

Certificate - After Dec 15th = $1860

Participants will be able to implement the Conscious Dying Principles and Practices:

  1. Increase beauty, pleasure, contentment
  2. Provide emotional and spiritual support
  3. Initiate conversations about the dying process
  4. How and when to practice self care to reduce burnout and emotional fatigue
  5. Demystify the stages of the dying process
  6. Acknowledge mysteries, miracles, and unexplained events
  7. Learn how to be with intense emotions, in self and others
  8. How to honor other’s beliefs without them threatening your own
  9. Be a Steward of a conscious death
  10. Attend at bedside so that no one dies alone

Retreat times are 8:30-5:30 (with one evening program to be announced), with breaks for lunches and dinners. Exact schedules and itineraries will be provided at registration. For our Vancouver audience, Phase 1 may be taken as a stand alone program and as the first phase leading to Conscious Dying Institute's "Sacred Passage Guidance: End of Life Doula Certificate". Both retreats are non-residential, which means they do not include housing. For More Information re payments and pricing contact Ann Gillespie778-708-4306 agillespie1@shaw.ca

    Program Results:

  1. Moving from curative care to healing care
  2. Creating vitality instead of physical exhaustion
  3. Offering supported conversations instead of challenging topics
  4. Making space for beauty-filled visions and Best Life Care plans instead of unexpressed wishes
  5. Transmuting unexpressed feelings into life satisfaction and completion
  6. Implementing complimentary therapies in 5 domains of life: Spiritual, Emotional, Physical Place/Comfort, and Practical 
  7. Creating caring healing environments for patients and staff
  8. Create caring healing relationships that nurture self and others
  9. Creating caring communication and conversational confidence with staff, residents, patients and families regarding care choices at end of life
  10. Facilitating sharing of stories of grief, loss, miracles, mysteries and unexplainable events with family, staff, and patients
  11. Administering life completion practices including forgiveness, gratitude, legacy, grief work.

 

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Boulder CO: 2017 Conscious Dying Education Teacher Training, Phase 1~Jan 27-29, Phase II Special Project, Phase III~Mar 29-Apr 2
Jan
27
to Apr 2

Boulder CO: 2017 Conscious Dying Education Teacher Training, Phase 1~Jan 27-29, Phase II Special Project, Phase III~Mar 29-Apr 2

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Prerequisite for this course is completion of End of Life Doula Certificate.

Conscious Dying Education Teacher Training offers 62 CEUs and is offered in Boulder, CO USA on the following dates. 

  • 3-Day Workshop – Jan 27-29
  • 5-Day Workshop – Mar 29-Apr 2
    * This is a multi phased program, so registration for both workshops is required

A fundamental assumption of Conscious Dying Education is that the nature of our heart is to give back the love, care and wisdom we receive. Conscious Dying Education Teacher Training prepares graduates of Sacred Passage: End of Life Doula Certificate Programs to facilitate Conscious Dying Education and Care. It's a course of study for those who wish to bring this important work into their communities--to transmit their heart wisdom to others. Conscious Dying Education Teacher Training prepares graduates of Sacred Passage Guidance Certificate Program and Best Three Months: End of Life Coaching course to facilitate Conscious Dying Education.

The intention of the teacher training is to increase the number of patients and families comforting healing care they want and need most at end of life in all home and health care settings. And to broaden the reach of Conscious Dying Education to colleges of nursing, faith based groups, senior communities, and gatherings to support families and communities to understand a variety of care modalities and care situations that all them to make healthy choices before during and after death.

A Conscious Dying Educator will offer Conscious Dying Principles, Practices, and Philosophy to community organizations such as Senior Communities and Faith-based organizations, increasing the number of patients and families receiving comforting healing care they want and need most at end of life.

The Conscious Dying Educator will utilize the Best Three Months of Life Care Plan, supporting people in their communities to identify and fulfill their end of life wishes and priorities in all domains of life. 

The program builds upon these requirements:

  1. Prerequisite - completion of the Sacred Passage Guidance End of Life Doula Certificate.  (Exceptions may be granted on a case by case basis.)
  2. Phase I - Attendance during Phase 1 Doula Certificate, Friday, January 27 - Sunday, January 29, 2017, as a Teacher in Training with Special Mentoring prior to onset with Founder and Faculty
  3. Phase II Independent Project - Design and implement a Conscious Dying Education event in your community. Choose elements of the Conscious Dying Education Sacred Philosophy and Theory to integrate into your teaching practice.
  4. Phase III - Attendance at the 5-day End of Life Doula Certificate WorkshopWednesday, March 29 - Sunday, April 2, 2017, (or alternate option case by case basis) as a Teacher in Training demonstrating project outcomes in the classroom.

The Teacher in Training will:

  1. Receive Mentoring by CDI Faculty
  2. Complete Student Project following Phase I and prior to Phase III: Design and Deliver a Conscious Dying Education Community Event supported by  CDI materials and content
  3. Identify "Resonance" segments of CDI Principles, Practices and Philosophies for unique specializations and teaching tools
  4. Present Project in Phase III

Intended Audience:  

Directors of Nursing, Health Care Educators, Healing Arts Professionals, Clinical Professionals, Senior Community Leaders, Hospice and Palliative Care Leaders and Caring Professionals who have met application requirements and been accepted for the Conscious Dying Institute (CDI)Teacher Training Program.

CEUs & Program Requirements:

CEUs provided (currently estimated at 62 nursing contact hours)

In order to receive certificate, participants must complete:

  1. Student Application prior to registering & attending the program(s).
  2. Attendance at prerequisite Sacred Passage Guidance Certificate Program(s).
  3. Full engagement in all learning activities of onsite course involving group/individual/partner exercises; conference calls, webinars, social networking and to work with Faculty mentor/guides(s) in exploring concepts, ideas, personal growth and coaching experiences as assigned.  These may include, and are not limited to: personal reflective journaling that increase understanding and application core concepts and principles and increase self-care.
  4. Complete and submit all program evaluations.

 

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Boulder CO: 2017 Sacred Passage: End Of Life Doula Certificate, Phase I~Jan 27-29 & Phase II~Mar 29-Apr 2
Jan
27
to Apr 2

Boulder CO: 2017 Sacred Passage: End Of Life Doula Certificate, Phase I~Jan 27-29 & Phase II~Mar 29-Apr 2

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  • Google Calendar ICS

Sacred Passage: End of Life Doula Certificate* offers 62 CEUs and is offered in Boulder, CO USA on the following dates. 

  • Sacred Passage: End of Life Doula: Phase 1 -  a 3 Day Workshop – Jan 27-29
  • Sacred Passage: End of Life Doula: Phase 2 - a 5Day Workshop – Mar 29-Apr 2
    * This is a two-part program, so registration for Phases I and II is required. The Jan/March Certificate Program includes at no additional cost:
  • "Best Three Months: End of Life Coaching and Care Planning" (B3M) Peer Practicum between phase 1 and phase 2.  "Best Three Months" is a family, patient, caregiver, community engagement and life fulfillment course. Students learn to identify priorities in 5 domains of life and create care plans guided by the end of life wishes and choices of patients and families facing critical illness and death. 

The Sacred Passage Doula Certificate Program benefits all those involved in the care of life, love, family, and healing. From healthcare professionals to concerned family members to end-of-life experts, this provides the preparation needed to befriend death, surrender and trust deeply in each moment, become part of the next great evolution in healthcare, and become a supportive and effective end-of-life companion. 

What is a Sacred Passage Doula?
End of Life Doulas are frontline caregivers who offer healing care to families and patients during critical illness and the dying process. They work individually or in teams, being available around the clock, filling the care-gaps before, nearing and during death. Their compassionate presence increases quality life-moments of the families and patients they serve. The presence of an end of life Doula at bedside assures that families and loved ones can focus on what is most important throughout the dying time.

Who Is It For?
Frontline staff, nurses, clinicians, healing arts professionals, home and family caregivers, or anyone wishing to serve at the end of life, including those interested in exploring their own mortality and desiring to deepen their present moment awareness and full experience of life. 

Unique Benefits and Outcomes of the Sacred Passage: End of Life Doula Certificate

  • Self Care/Self Nurturing 2-phase onsite transformational education focused on inner awakening of caregiver

  • 5 domains of life healing modality education and care including expert presenters in: Spiritual, Emotional, Physical, Life Purpose & Review , and After Death Rituals and Care

  • Support and Development of End of Life Doula Practice Including:

  • Best Three Months: End Of Life Coaching and Care Planning Faculty Mentored Practicum

  • Doula Practice Business Development

  • Strategic Visioning

  • Peer Mentoring and Coaching

  • Access to Conscious Dying Institute Branding and Marketing materials

  • Listing on End of Life Doula Directory

Sacred Passage Doula, Phase 1 & 2

This is a 2-phase program leading to the Conscious Dying Institute's Sacred Passage Doula Certificate. It offers 62 Continuing Education Credits (CEU's) and is not offered separately from the full Certificate program. Phase I is Friday, Sept 16  - Sunday, Sept. 18 and Phase II Wednesday, Nov 30  - Sunday, Dec 4 in Boulder, CO. Both retreats are residential, which means they do not include housing. 

How Does It Work?
The Sacred Passage Doula Certificate Program changes end of life care by transforming caregivers who return the emotional, spiritual, physical, practical care and loving experience they receive to the patients and families they serve. It prepares caregivers to be authentically present, communicate with vulnerability, honesty, and compassion and administer palliative-based comfort care healing modalities to anyone, in any setting, regardless of health status.

The program is designed to bring the caregiver into a deeper understanding of, and peace with, his or her own mortality. After all, it is hard to comfort the dying if the comforter is feeling fear. Through live music, restorative and releasing “practices for death”, vision mapping for end-of-life, grief and forgiveness activities, and other clinically-tested tools, participants heal their own sense of separation an isolation from life, and death.

From this place of greater self-understanding, there is a far greater capacity for holding one another, listening attentively, being open and honest, and offering forgiveness and love. In this setting, transformational, evidence-based, caring and healing practices are taught through the Caring Science Theory of Dr. Jean Watson and Conscious Dying Principles and Practices of Tarron Estes.                    

Program Results:

  1. Moving from curative care to healing care
  2. Creating vitality instead of physical exhaustion
  3. Offering supported conversations instead of challenging topics
  4. Making space for beauty-filled visions and Best Life Care plans instead of unexpressed wishes
  5. Transmuting unexpressed feelings into life satisfaction and completion
  6. Implementing complimentary therapies in 5 domains of life: Spiritual, Emotional, Physical Place/Comfort, and Practical 
  7. Creating caring healing environments for patients and staff
  8. Create caring healing relationships that nurture self and others
  9. Creating caring communication and conversational confidence with staff, residents, patients and families regarding care choices at end of life
  10. Facilitating sharing of stories of grief, loss, miracles, mysteries and unexplainable events with family, staff, and patients
  11. Administering life completion practices including forgiveness, gratitude, legacy, grief work. 

Participants will be able to implement the Conscious Dying Principles and Practices:

  1. Increase beauty, pleasure, contentment
  2. Provide emotional and spiritual support
  3. Initiate conversations about the dying process
  4. How and when to practice self care to reduce burnout and emotional fatigue
  5. Demystify the stages of the dying process
  6. Acknowledge mysteries, miracles, and unexplained events
  7. Learn how to be with intense emotions, in self and others
  8. How to honor other’s beliefs without them threatening your own
  9. Be a Steward of a conscious death
  10. Attend at bedside so that no one dies alone

Registration for End of Life Doula Certificate

To register, please click the “register” button below. The total price of Phase I and II of the program is $2,460, and payment plans are available. This event is held in Boulder, CO. 

Retreat times are 9 - 5 or 9 -8, with breaks for lunches and dinners. Exact schedules and itineraries will be provided at registration. 

Both retreats are non-residential, which means they do not include housing. 

If you would like more information, please send us an email: info@consciousdyinginstitute.com.    

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Phase 2 Sacred Passage Doula Certificate | Boulder, CO
May
18
to May 22

Phase 2 Sacred Passage Doula Certificate | Boulder, CO

Join Tarron Estes Founder of Conscious Dying Institute and Special Guests

"Sacred Passage Doula Certificate Training prepares Frontline Clinicians, Caregivers, Healing Arts Professionals, Volunteers, and Families to understand the desires and wishes of those who are passing and to offer the healing, comforting care they want and need.

The Sacred Passage Doula Certification Program is the country's leading and only end of life education program that changes end of life care by transforming the lives of caregivers.  It prepares caregivers across all settings to be authentically present, communicate with vulnerability, honesty, and compassion and administer palliative-based comfort care healing modalities to anyone, regardless of health status. We include transformational, evidence-based, caring healing practices guided by the Caring Science Theory of Dr. Jean Watson and Conscious Dying Principles and Practices by Tarron Estes, Founder of The Conscious                       

The program benefits all involved in the care of life, love, family and healing. It is the preparation we need to befriend death, surrender and trust deeply in each moment, and become supportive end of life companions. We expand from expertise in clinical practices to offer comforting care people want and need most.

The underlying experiential teaching structure effectively brings personal healing and transformation to caring professionals so that their personal healing experience informs their care for others.

The program shifts:

  • Curative care to healing care
  • Physical exhaustion to vitality
  • Undiscussable challenging topics into confidently supported conversations
  • Unexpressed wishes to beauty-filled visions and Best Life Care plans
  • Unexpressed feelings into life satisfaction and completion

Participants will be able to:

  • Implement complimentary therapies in 5 domains of life: Spiritual, Emotional, Physical Place/Comfort, and Practical during and post death arrangements
  • Create Caring Healing environments for patients and staff
  • Create Caring Healing Relationships that nurture self and others
  • Create Caring Communication and Conversational Confidence with staff, residents, patients and families regarding care choices at end of life
  • Facilitate sharing of stories of grief, loss, miracles, mysteries and unexplainable events with family, staff and patients
  • Administer Life Completion practices including forgiveness, gratitude, legacy, grief work

Who Benefits?

  • Yoga students, teachers and teacher trainings (supportive coursework/in-service training)
  • Caregivers, therapists, and nurses, hospice volunteers (Continuing Education Credits)
  • Community Organizations, and Faith Based groups (in-service)
  • Senior Community and Long Term Care leaders and staff (Continuing Education)
  • Health Care Systems’ Clinicians who positively improve HCAAPS specifically nurse/patient communication, patient satisfaction, and quality of life

For more information contact Tarron Estes @ 303-619-7902 or Tarron@ConsciousDyingInstitute.com

I look forward to being with you for this transformative, life changing event,

Tarron Estes

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End of Life Doula Training | Vancouver, BC, Canada
Mar
14
to Mar 18

End of Life Doula Training | Vancouver, BC, Canada


Join Tarron Estes Founder of Conscious Dying Institute and Special Guests

"Sacred Passage Doula Certificate Training prepares Frontline Clinicians, Caregivers, Healing Arts Professionals, Volunteers, and Families to understand the desires and wishes of those who are passing and to offer the healing, comforting care they want and need.

The Sacred Passage Doula Certification Program is the country's leading and only end of life education program that changes end of life care by transforming the lives of caregivers.  It prepares caregivers across all settings to be authentically present, communicate with vulnerability, honesty, and compassion and administer palliative-based comfort care healing modalities to anyone, regardless of health status. We include transformational, evidence-based, caring healing practices guided by the Caring Science Theory of Dr. Jean Watson and Conscious Dying Principles and Practices by Tarron Estes, Founder of The Conscious                       

The program benefits all involved in the care of life, love, family and healing. It is the preparation we need to befriend death, surrender and trust deeply in each moment, and become supportive end of life companions. We expand from expertise in clinical practices to offer comforting care people want and need most.

The underlying experiential teaching structure effectively brings personal healing and transformation to caring professionals so that their personal healing experience informs their care for others.

The program shifts:

  • Curative care to healing care
  • Physical exhaustion to vitality
  • Undiscussable challenging topics into confidently supported conversations
  • Unexpressed wishes to beauty-filled visions and Best Life Care plans
  • Unexpressed feelings into life satisfaction and completion

Participants will be able to:

  • Implement complimentary therapies in 5 domains of life: Spiritual, Emotional, Physical Place/Comfort, and Practical during and post death arrangements
  • Create Caring Healing environments for patients and staff
  • Create Caring Healing Relationships that nurture self and others
  • Create Caring Communication and Conversational Confidence with staff, residents, patients and families regarding care choices at end of life
  • Facilitate sharing of stories of grief, loss, miracles, mysteries and unexplainable events with family, staff and patients
  • Administer Life Completion practices including forgiveness, gratitude, legacy, grief work

Who Benefits?

  • Yoga students, teachers and teacher trainings (supportive coursework/in-service training)
  • Caregivers, therapists, and nurses, hospice volunteers (Continuing Education Credits)
  • Community Organizations, and Faith Based groups (in-service)
  • Senior Community and Long Term Care leaders and staff (Continuing Education)
  • Health Care Systems’ Clinicians who positively improve HCAAPS specifically nurse/patient communication, patient satisfaction, and quality of life

For more information contact Tarron Estes @ 303-619-7902 or Tarron@ConsciousDyingInstitute.com

I look forward to being with you for this transformative, life changing event,

Tarron Estes

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Sacred Passage Doula Training | Nashville, TN
Feb
18
to Feb 21

Sacred Passage Doula Training | Nashville, TN

What is a Sacred Passage Doula?

End of Life Doulas are frontline caregivers who offer healing vs.curative care to families and patients during critical illness and the dying process. They work in teams, being available around the clock before, nearing and during death. Their compassionate presence increases quality life moments of the families and patients they serve. The presence of an end of life Doula at bedside assures that families and loved ones can focus on what is most important throughout the dying time.

"Sacred Passage Doula Training prepares Frontline Clinicians, Caregivers, Healing Arts Professionals, Volunteers, and Families to understand the desires and wishes of those who are passing and to offer the healing, comforting care they want and need.

The Sacred Passage Doula training is the country's leading and only end of life education program that changes end of life care by transforming the lives of caregivers.  It prepares caregivers across all settings to be authentically present, communicate with vulnerability, honesty, and compassion and administer palliative-based comfort care healing modalities to anyone, regardless of health status. We include transformational, evidence-based, caring healing practices guided by the Caring Science Theory of Dr. Jean Watson and Conscious Dying Principles and Practices by Tarron Estes, Founder of The Conscious                       

The program benefits all involved in the care of life, love, family and healing. It is the preparation we need to befriend death, surrender and trust deeply in each moment, and become supportive end of life companions. We expand from expertise in clinical practices to offer comforting care people want and need most.

The underlying experiential teaching structure effectively brings personal healing and transformation to caring professionals so that their personal healing experience informs their care for others.

The program shifts:

  • Curative care to healing care

  • Physical exhaustion to vitality

  • Undiscussable challenging topics into confidently supported conversations

  • Unexpressed wishes to beauty-filled visions and Best Life Care plans

  • Unexpressed feelings into life satisfaction and completion

Participants will be able to:

  • Create Caring Healing environments for patients and staff

  • Create Caring Healing Relationships that nurture self and others

  • Create Caring Communication and Conversational Confidence with staff, residents, patients and families regarding care choices at end of life

  • Implement complimentary therapies in 5 domains of life: Spiritual, Emotional, Physical Place/Comfort, and Practical during and post death arrangements

  • Facilitate sharing of stories of grief, loss, miracles, mysteries and unexplainable events with family, staff and patients

Who Benefits?

  • Yoga students, teachers and teacher trainings (supportive coursework/in-service training)

  • Caregivers, therapists, and nurses, hospice volunteers (Continuing Education Credits)

  • Community Organizations, and Faith Based groups (in-service)

  • Senior Community and Long Term Care leaders and staff (Continuing Education)

  • Health Care Systems’ Clinicians who positively improve HCAAPS specifically nurse/patient communication, patient satisfaction, and quality of life

For more information contact Tarron Estes @ 303-619-7902 or Tarron@ConsciousDyingInstitute.com

I look forward to being with you for this transformative, life changing event,

Tarron Estes

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Reimagining Death & Dying: Changing the Way We Care | Boulder, CO
Jan
9
9:00am 9:00am

Reimagining Death & Dying: Changing the Way We Care | Boulder, CO

Tarron will be joining several other speakers at the Reimagining Death & Dying: Changing the Way We Care conference presented by Naropa University in Boulder, CO.

Reimagining Death and Dying

Changing the Way We Care

A Contemplative Conference Presented by Naropa's Master of Divinity Program & School of Extended Studies

January 8-9, 2016
Nalanda Events Center // 6287 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, CO 80301

*Continuing Education Credits Available* for Nursing & Counseling

Explore how contemplative practice enriches and improves end-of-life care for practitioners, professionals, and patients. Contribute to the conversation and gain practical tools to transform the way we care.

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OCCUPY DEATH - Public Event | Vancouver, BC
Nov
20
6:30pm 6:30pm

OCCUPY DEATH - Public Event | Vancouver, BC

What does it mean to “occupy” death, to transform and restore the experience of dying to its sacred place in the celebration and beauty of life?

Explore some of the principles and concepts behind Conscious Dying Education. Discover through reflection and dialogue how to increase your capacity to be fully present & supportive at the end of life within your own communities.

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Caring Science Conscious Dying | Boulder, CO
Nov
12
to Nov 14

Caring Science Conscious Dying | Boulder, CO

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This program synthesizes two of the country's leading health care innovations, Caring Science combined with Conscious Dying Education, that transform patient and family care by increasing the caring consciousness of caregivers.  It is offered in Boulder, CO and on-site for Health Care, Senior Care and University Systems.   Read more: Benefits of Caring Science and Conscious Dying Education

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Phase 1 Sacred Passage Doula Certificate  | Nashville, TN
Oct
30
to Nov 1

Phase 1 Sacred Passage Doula Certificate | Nashville, TN

"Sacred Passage Doula Phase 1 is the first of a 2 phase program leading to the Conscious Dying Institute's Certificate as a Sacred Passage Doula.  If you are seeking continuing education credits through Cumberland Institute, please contact Teresa Greene, Cumberland Institute Administrator, (615) 370-9794 x 10, Teresa@cumberlandinstitute.com 

It is a 3 day program offered throughout the year in Boulder, Colorado and locations across the country and offers 24 Continuing Education Credits (CEU's). The program can be taken as a stand alone course.

The program is for nurse leaders, clinicians, healing arts professionals, home and family caregivers. It increases the skills needed to care for clients, patients, friends and families who increasingly face end of life.

The program is for anyone wishing to serve at end of life, including people interested in exploring their own mortality and desiring to deepen their present moment awareness and a full experience of life.

The Phase 1 program is a life passage journey connecting us to our collective roots and to the impermanence of life. This deep, compassionate program creates emotional congruence and completion in relationships -past, present and future. Assisted by live music, restorative & releasing “practices for death”, vision mapping for end of life, grief and forgiveness activities, we unify our spirit, soul and body, healing our profound sense of separation and isolation experienced too often in our culture today

In this immersion we will explore our dreams, hopes and fears surrounding death. This dialogue in both large group and pairs, restores trust in ourselves and each other, creates intimacy, builds community, openness and increases our capacity to be supportive companions at end of life within our own communities. We honor the inevitability of our mortality and  attend to the simple basic human intimate needs for holding, listening, openness, forgiveness and love. 

The Sacred Passage Guidance Phase 1 changes end of life care by transforming caregivers.  It prepares caregivers across all settings to be authentically present, communicate with vulnerability, honesty, and compassion and administer palliative-based comfort care healing modalities to anyone, regardless of health status by focusing on improving care at the end of life.

You will learn transformational, evidence-based, caring healing practices guided by the Caring Science Theory of Dr. Jean Watson and Conscious Dying Principles and Practices by Tarron Estes.                     

The Phase 1 program shifts:

  • Curative care to healing care
  • Physical exhaustion to vitality
  • Undiscussable challenging topics into confidently supported conversations
  • Unexpressed wishes to beauty-filled visions and Best Life Care plans
  • Unexpressed feelings into life satisfaction and completion

Participants will be able to implement the Conscious Dying Principles and Practices:

1. Increase beauty, pleasure, contentment

2. Provide emotional and spiritual support

3. Initiate conversations about dying process

4. Practice Self Care to reduce burnout and emotional fatigue

5. Demystify the stages of the dying process

6. Acknowledge mysteries, miracles and unexplained events

7. Learn How to be with intense emotions

8. Honor other’s beliefs without them threatening your own

9. Be a Steward of conscious death

10. Attend at bedside           No one dies alone

Who Benefits?

The program benefits all involved in the care of life, love, family and healing. It is the preparation we need to befriend death, surrender and trust deeply in each moment, and become supportive end of life companions. We expand from expertise in clinical practices to offer comforting care people want and need most.

  • Yoga students, teachers and teacher trainings (supportive coursework/in-service training)
  • Caregivers, therapists, and nurses, hospice volunteers (Continuing Education Credits)
  • Community Organizations, and Faith Based groups (in-service)
  • Senior Community and Long Term Care leaders and staff (Continuing Education)
  • Health Care Systems’ Clinicians who positively improve HCHAPS specifically nurse/patient communication, patient satisfaction, and quality of life

For more information contact Tarron Estes @ 303-619-7902 or Tarron@ConsciousDyingInstitute.com

I look forward to being with you for this transformative, life changing event,

Tarron Estes

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Sacred Passage Guidance - Increasing Caring Connection, Communication, Comfort at End Of Life: Nurturing Practitioner and Patient Care Practices  |  Winston-Salem, NC
Oct
14
8:45am 8:45am

Sacred Passage Guidance - Increasing Caring Connection, Communication, Comfort at End Of Life: Nurturing Practitioner and Patient Care Practices | Winston-Salem, NC

This one-day conference is offered by the Division of FaithHealth, Department of FaithHealth Ministries and FaithHealth Education, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Novant Forsyth Medical Center. The focus is to increase authentic caring connection, compassionate communication, and comforting healing for self and patients. The conference will provide emotional and spiritual support to the deserving caregiving population allowing them to identify the impact of death and dying in their lives. It will provide renewal, release, relaxation and increase their ability to provide this deeply needed care to others.

Target Audience: This conference invites nursing assistants, nurses and front line staff to spend a day in a transformative educational process that brings healing presence to the sacred journey of death and dying with patients and families.

Sessions:

Sacred Passage Guidance: Increasing Caring Connection, Communication, Comfort at End Of Life: Nurturing Practitioner and Patient Care Practices 

Friday October 9 from 8:45 AM to 4:45 PM

Objectives:

1) Explore one's own relationship to death.

2) Renew purpose and power as caring healing practitioners.

3) Identify current practices offered by institutions and/or congregations at end of life.

4) Define best practices for healing presence for patients and families near time of death of a loved one.

5) Experience selected best practices for holistic care of patients and families.

6) Experience selected best practices for practitioner self care.

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Conscious Dying Principles and Practices: Phase 1 (End Of Life Literacy) | Boulder, CO
Dec
5
to Dec 7

Conscious Dying Principles and Practices: Phase 1 (End Of Life Literacy) | Boulder, CO

Join Tarron Estes Founder of Conscious Dying Institute and Special Guests for
Conscious Dying Principles and Practices: A Study of Fundamental Concepts and Theory

In this 3 day program, we develop a deeper intellectual understanding of Conscious Dying Theory, Principles and Practices. Through multiple ways of knowing: dialogue, reflective, aesthetic, experiential, imaginal activities, participants explore their own relationship to Conscious Dying and create a personal, intimate understanding and meaning of the fundamentals of this work. Through dialogue with others and deep inquiry into our own beliefs and values, we make this work our own. This type of exploration allows for the independent investigation of truth, expanding our own views of life and death and our ability to hold the views, opinions, and beliefs of others.

We include a basic view of Caring Science Theory by Dr. Jean Watson. The underlying experiential teaching structure includes The 10 Conscious Dying Principles, The Practice for Death, Authentic Listening/Responding and Bold Inquiry, and The Dialogue Process. This type of study develops Conversational Confidence and effectively brings personal healing and transformation to caring professionals so that their personal healing experience informs their care for others.

Benefits:

  • 24 Continuing Education Credits
  • Mastery in one to one and group communication processes
  • Increased empathy, compassion, and self awareness
  • Increased conversational confidence about the dying process
  • Restoration, Nourishment, Re-newal
  • Ability to utilize Practices for Death
  • Ability to actualize the 10 Conscious Dying Principles

Conscious Dying Principles©

  1.  Increas e beauty, pleasure, contentment
  2.  Provide emotional and spiritual support
  3.  Initiate conversations about dying process
  4.  Practice Self Care to reduce burnout and emotional fatigue
  5.  Demystify the stages of the dying process
  6.  Acknowledge mysteries, miracles and unexplained events
  7.  Learn how to be with intense emotions
  8.  Honor other’s beliefs~Stay true to your own
  9.  Be a Steward of conscious deaths
  10.  Attend at bedside~No one dies alone

Who Benefits?

The program benefits all involved in the care of life, love, family and healing. It is the preparation we need to befriend death, surrender and trust deeply in each moment, and become supportive end of life companions, including:

  • Yoga students, teachers and teacher trainings (supportive coursework/in-service training)
  • Caregivers, therapists, and nurses, hospice volunteers (Continuing Education Credits)
  • Community Organizations, and Faith Based groups (in-service)
  • Senior Community and Long Term Care leaders and staff (Continuing Education)
  • Health Care Systems’ Clinicians who positively improve HCAAPS specifically nurse/patient communication, patient satisfaction, and quality of life

For more information contact Tarron Estes @ 303-619-7902 or Tarron@ConsciousDyingInstitute.com

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Sacred Passage Guidance And Healing With The Arts Retreat | Gainesville, FL
Aug
10
to Aug 16

Sacred Passage Guidance And Healing With The Arts Retreat | Gainesville, FL

Join Tarron Estes Founder of Conscious Dying Institute and Mary Rockwood Lane, co-founder and director emeritus of Shands Arts in Medicine program at University of Florida for "Sacred Passage Guidance" a transformative program for Frontline Clinicians, Caregivers, Healing Arts Professionals, Volunteers, and Families. The underlying experiential teaching structure effectively brings personal healing and transformation to caring professionals so that their personal healing experience informs their care for others.

This program is a residential five day certificate program in Sacred Passage Guidance and Healing with the ARTS in beautiful Crescent Moon Villa, Crescent Beach Florida. Participants will enjoy exceptional lodging in either shared or private rooms.  This truly special program encourages the deepest possible connection with the material and fellow participants through living together, being on the ocean, eating cooking meals together, dreamwork, art,  and special practices that incorporate the healing environment of nature and the ocean.  The Program includes:

  • Healing with The Arts  by Dr. Mary Rockwood Lane
  • CEU’s (TBD)
  • All meals
  • $845.00 - early bird tuition discount: $760.50 if paid by July 10 - plus meals and lodging (see lodging options and prices below)
  • WorkStudy Scholarships available: 2 full scholarships (100% off tuition), 2 half scholarships available (50% off tuition)
  • Scroll to bottom of page for pricing chart for rooms and program costs

More about the Program

The Sacred Passage Guidance Certification Phase 2 

In the 5 day program we explore healing modalities and care planning in 5 Domains of Life. We work within the structure of a Care Planning tool called: Vision Mapping for End of Life. Each day is structured and focused to build awareness of our current reality and vision for our Spiritual, Emotional, Psychological, Physical, and Practical/After Death care. The outcome of this structured process is a Care Plan with action step for fulfillment in the Last 3 months of life based on who we are today.

Each Participant will learn life-completion coaching and will have the opportunity to choose a partner with whom he or she will commit to completing the steps for last 3 months of life.

We learn healing interventions that allow us to move toward emotional completion; communication practices that grow our conversational skills and our confidence to ask difficult, honest, and challenging questions that bring us closer and closer to our authentic truth.

We will use Dream Translation as a way to enter into the understanding of the seamless inseparable thread of consciousness that we experience in the gap between dreaming, sleeping and dying.

We include transformational, evidence-based, caring healing practices guided by the Caring Science Theory of Dr. Jean Watson and Conscious Dying Principles and Practices by Tarron Estes.                       

The program benefits all involved in the care of life, love, family and healing. It is the preparation we need to befriend death, surrender and trust deeply in each moment, and become supportive end of life companions. We expand from expertise in clinical practices to offer comforting care people want and need most.

The program shifts:

  • Curative care to healing care
  • Physical exhaustion to vitality
  • Undiscussable challenging topics into confidently supported conversations
  • Unexpressed wishes to beauty-filled visions and Best Life Care plans
  • Unexpressed feelings into life satisfaction and completion

Participants will be able to:

  • Implement complimentary therapies in 5 domains of life: Spiritual, Emotional, Physical Place/Comfort, and Practical during and post death arrangements
  • Create Caring Healing environments for patients and staff
  • Create Caring Healing Relationships that nurture self and others
  • Create Caring Communication and Conversational Confidence with staff, residents, patients and families regarding care choices at end of life
  • Create Caring Moments and Caring Circles allowing the sharing of stories of grief, loss, miracles, mysteries and unexplainable events with family, staff and patients
  • Administer Life Completion practices including forgiveness, gratitude, legacy, grief work

Who Benefits?

  • Yoga students, teachers and teacher trainings (supportive coursework/in-service training)
  • Caregivers, therapists, and nurses, hospice volunteers
  • Community Organizations, and Faith Based groups (in-service)
  • Senior Community and Long Term Care leaders and staff (Continuing Education)
  • Health Care System Clinicians and Leaders

Lodging Options and Package Discount


For more information contact Tarron Estes @ 303-619-7902 or Tarron@ConsciousDyingInstitute.com 

I look forward to being with you for this transformative, life changing event,

Tarron Estes

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End of Life Culture Change: Pioneer Network Conference | Kansas City, MO
Aug
4
to Aug 7

End of Life Culture Change: Pioneer Network Conference | Kansas City, MO

Journey to The HeartLand: Pioneer Conference August 4-7th 2014

Journey to The HeartLand: Pioneer Conference August 4-7th 2014

End of Life Education and life experience for care of the dying is all but missing in our health care communities. Our Frontline caregivers who are faced with feelings of inadequacy, fear,isolation, grief and loss that goes unaddressed in their care of the dying. Today our culture continues to struggle in knowing how to be present with patients, and the families & caregivers who need support during the most vulnerable moments of life. It is our spiritual, moral  and ethical imperative to address the deeper spiritual desires and needs of those who are passing by lifting up the lives of those who care for them.

Though 92% of people facing end of life prefer intimate, palliative, holistic care, 75% of people dying in health care settings receive Heroic/Futile care meant to save life at all costs. Though Hospice and Palliative Care teams deliver spiritual, emotional, and comforting care, too many people die without this care. To increase the number of people receiving the healing care they need to be at peace, feel complete, and guided toward their spiritual destinies, it is imperative that our frontline caregivers gain confidence as Sacred Passage Guides who inquire and offer the comforting healing care our families and friends most want and need

 

This program offers a Sacred Approach to end of life care a that upholds individual beliefs and practices. Participants explore hopes, fears, dreams and wishes for end of life care and learn to understand and offer the comforting healing care that people need and want. The program's transformational activities increase caring healing presence; develop compassionate, vulnerable, and honest communication; attend to grief, forgiveness and intimate human needs of patients and families facing end of life. Participants share their meaning of a Sacred Passage how what they need to be Sacred Passage Guide to others.

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Sacred Passage Guidance Certificate Phase 1 | Boulder, CO
Jul
25
to Jul 27

Sacred Passage Guidance Certificate Phase 1 | Boulder, CO

3 Scholarships are available

click to apply

"Sacred Passage Guidance Phase 1 is the first of a 2 phase program leading to the Conscious Dying Institute's Certificate as a Sacred Passage Guide. (Please read the full program description and  syllabus listed under "Programs" tab.)

It is a 3 day program offered throughout the year in Boulder, Colorado and locations across the country and offers 24 Continuing Education Credits (CEU's). The program can be taken without commitment to the certificate program.

The program is for nurse leaders, clinicians, healing arts professionals, home and family caregivers. It increases the skills needed to care for clients, patients, friends and families who increasingly face end of life.

The program is for anyone wishing to serve at end of life, including people interested in exploring their own mortality and desiring to deepen their present moment awareness and a full experience of life.

The Phase 1 program is a life passage journey connecting us to our collective roots and to the impermanence of life. This deep, compassionate program creates emotional congruence and completion in relationships -past, present and future. Assisted by live music, restorative & releasing “practices for death”, vision mapping for end of life, grief and forgiveness activities, we unify our spirit, soul and body, healing our profound sense of separation and isolation experienced too often in our culture today

In this immersion we will explore our dreams, hopes and fears surrounding death. This dialogue in both large group and pairs, restores trust in ourselves and each other, creates intimacy, builds community, openness and increases our capacity to be supportive companions at end of life within our own communities. We honor the inevitability of our mortality and  attend to the simple basic human intimate needs for holding, listening, openness, forgiveness and love. 

The Sacred Passage Guidance Phase 1 changes end of life care by transforming caregivers.  It prepares caregivers across all settings to be authentically present, communicate with vulnerability, honesty, and compassion and administer palliative-based comfort care healing modalities to anyone, regardless of health status by focusing on improving care at the end of life.

You will learn transformational, evidence-based, caring healing practices guided by the Caring Science Theory of Dr. Jean Watson and Conscious Dying Principles and Practices by Tarron Estes.                     

The Phase 1 program shifts:

  • Curative care to healing care
  • Physical exhaustion to vitality
  • Undiscussable challenging topics into confidently supported conversations
  • Unexpressed wishes to beauty-filled visions and Best Life Care plans
  • Unexpressed feelings into life satisfaction and completion

Participants will be able to:

1. Increase beauty, pleasure, contentment

2. Provide emotional and spiritual support

3. Initiate conversations about dying process

4. Practice Self Care to reduce burnout and emotional fatigue

5. Demystify the stages of the dying process

6. Acknowledge mysteries, miracles and unexplained events

7. Learn How to be with intense emotions

8. Honor other’s beliefs without them threatening your own

9. Be a Steward of conscious death

10. Attend at bedside           No one dies alone

Who Benefits?

The program benefits all involved in the care of life, love, family and healing. It is the preparation we need to befriend death, surrender and trust deeply in each moment, and become supportive end of life companions. We expand from expertise in clinical practices to offer comforting care people want and need most.

  • Yoga students, teachers and teacher trainings (supportive coursework/in-service training)
  • Caregivers, therapists, and nurses, hospice volunteers (Continuing Education Credits)
  • Community Organizations, and Faith Based groups (in-service)
  • Senior Community and Long Term Care leaders and staff (Continuing Education)
  • Health Care Systems’ Clinicians who positively improve HCHAPS specifically nurse/patient communication, patient satisfaction, and quality of life

For more information contact Tarron Estes @ 303-619-7902 or Tarron@ConsciousDyingInstitute.com

I look forward to being with you for this transformative, life changing event,

Tarron Estes

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In the Garden Phase 2: Sacred Passage Guidance and Healing with the Arts Immersion | Gainesville, FL
Apr
22
to Apr 24

In the Garden Phase 2: Sacred Passage Guidance and Healing with the Arts Immersion | Gainesville, FL

Phase 2: Sacred Passage Guidance and Healing with the Arts 3 Day Immersion

April 22nd-24th  9:00-5:30pm Wilmot Gardens, Gainesville, Florida

Phase 2 of Sacred Passage Guidance and Healing with the Arts is a transformational program for families, students, and clinicians increases the comforting care people want and need by changing the lives of those who serve at end of life as “Sacred Passage Guides”™.  

Join our companion 5-day, residential retreat in Crescent Beach, FL - click for detail & to register for BOTH programs.

Emotional and Spiritual Care Planning for Self and Others

  • Includes Healing with The Arts  by Dr. Mary Rockwood Lane
  • 21 CEU’s
  • Lunch
  • $295.00 - early bird discount: $265.00 if paid by April 15
  • 3 Workstudy Scholarships Available

The beauty and peace of Wilmot Gardens will provide a healing environment in which participants join in active meditations, Healing With the Arts™, and Practices for Death™, and inspiring dialogue that restore the experience of dying to its sacred place in the abundance, celebration and beauty of life.

The practices offered increase empathy and facilitate healing in relationships that renew our connection to spiritual, emotional, and physical well-being.  By attending to our dreams, hopes and fears surrounding death we complete with our past, create conscious lives and deaths, and are able to work creatively with the fears hopes and dreams of others.

The Facilitators, Mary Rockwood Lane and Tarron Estes, Founder of the Conscious Dying Institute use rich multi-media modalities that evoke trust, love, forgiveness and surrender.  Intimacy, openness, confidence and trust in ourselves and each other are renewed so that we can serve patients, families and loved ones as they transition within our own health care systems and communities.

 

 

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Wake Forest Palliative Care Conference | Winston Salem, NC
Mar
28
8:15am 8:15am

Wake Forest Palliative Care Conference | Winston Salem, NC

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Sacred Passage:  Intentional Presence with the Dying

Friday, March 28th, 2014

8:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

“If one is interested in human behavior, in the adaptations and defenses that humans have in order to cope with stress, death is the place to learn about it. For those who seek to understand it, death is a highly creative force. The highest spiritual values of life can originate from the thought and study and death”.  Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

This one day conference is offered by the Department of Chaplaincy & Pastoral Education, Division of Faith & Health, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, as a multi-disciplinary, inter-professional focus on the sacred journey of dying and death.Palliative Care, Hospice, Home and Long Term Care Teams will:

  • Explore their relationship to death
  • Renew their purpose and power as caring healing practitioners
  • Identify current practices offered by themselves and their institutions and/or  congregations at end of life
  • Identify best practices for healing presence for patients and families near time  of death of a loved one
  • Experience selected best practices for holistic care of patients and families
  • Experience selected best practices for practitioner self care

Throughout the centuries caregivers have struggled to provide intimate and holistic care of the dying.  Ancient practices have proven beneficial as have the new, more current care of the dying through pain management and comfort care.    Today our culture continues to struggle in knowing how to be present and in being comfortable in that presence, with patients, and the families & caregivers who are at the bedside of the dying.  This conference invites nurses, physicians, clergy and chaplains, social workers, care coordinators, respiratory therapists, counselors, hospice practitioners, and all caregivers to spend a day in a transformative educational process for bringing the healing presence of the sacred, beauty, and quality moments to patients, families, and caregivers during the transitions of death.  This conference will invite caregivers to be authentically present, communicate with vulnerability, honesty, and compassion; as well as administer palliative-based comfort care healing modalities for improving care at the end of life.

 

Speaker:

Tarron Estes, Founder and President, Conscious Dying Institute, Boulder, CO

Associate Clinical Faculty, Watson Caring Science Institute

International leader in end of life reform and culture change

Consultant for end of life reform and culture change at Kaiser Permanente, Life Care Services, Sandy    River Health Systems, Life Care Centers , Pinon Management, and Dignity Care

International speaker in Canada, Mexico, Cambodia, Thailand, and the US

BA, Creative Writing/Journalism, New Hampshire

Certified Transformational Professional Coach and Learning Specialist

Certified Nutritional Counselor, Boston, MA

Certified Massage Therapist, California

Certified Alaya Process Therapist and Trainer

 

Schedule:

8:15 a.m.                   Registration

8:45 a.m.                  Welcome and Introductions

9:00 a.m.                  Session I 

10:15 a.m.                  Break

10:30 a.m.                  Session II

12 noon                  Lunch

1:15 p.m.                  Session III

2:30 p.m.                  Break

2:45 p.m.                  Session IV

4:00 p.m.                  Evaluations and CE’s

4:15 p.m.                  Closing

Cost:         Early Bird Registration (by March 3, 2014)                                    $75.00

                  Registration (after March 3)                                                                        $95.00

 

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In the Garden Phase 1: Introduction to Sacred Passage Guidance and Healing with the Arts | Gainesville, FL
Mar
21
9:00am 9:00am

In the Garden Phase 1: Introduction to Sacred Passage Guidance and Healing with the Arts | Gainesville, FL

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This one day event is Phase 1 of a 3 Phase Transformational Program in Conscious Dying Education and Care™ with Healing with the Arts™ leading to Sacred Passage Guidance Certificate™ Facilitated by Tarron Estes, Founder Conscious Dying Institute, Boulder Colorado and Dr. Mary Rockwood Lane, Phd, R.N., F.A.A.N., Associate Professor University of Florida.

In partnership with Wilmot Gardens College of Medicine  UF Center for Spirituality and Health. 

  • Benefiting Anyone Wanting Support or to Serve at End of Life
  • Nursing Leaders, Clinicians ,Front-line Staff,Counselors
  • Clergy, Social Workers, Senior Residents & Staff, Caregivers & Veterans, Hospice Workers, Faith-based Volunteers,Yoga Teachers & Students

Phase 1:  Introduction to Sacred Passage Guidance and Healing with the Arts

March 21st, 9:00-5:30 pm Wilmot Gardens Gainesville, Florida

Exploring Conscious Dying Principles, Healing Arts Practices, and Visionary Care Plans for End of Life includes

  • Healing with The Arts , by Dr. Mary Rockwood Lane
  • 7 CEU’s
  • · Lunch  
  • · $99.00
  • · 2 Work-study Scholarships available

This life changing program is the first of a three phase educational program that introduces families, clinical leaders and frontline caregivers to the Sacred Passage Guide Certificate. It prepares caregivers across all settings to be authentically present, communicate with vulnerability, honesty, and compassion and administer palliative-based comfort care healing modalities to anyone, regardless of health status by focusing on improving care at the end of life. We include transformational, evidence-based, caring healing practices guided by Caring Science Theory of Dr. Jean Watson and Conscious Dying Principles and Practices by Tarron Estes, Founder of Conscious Dying Institute and Dr. Mary Rockwood Lane, author of Healing with the Arts .This program creates a pathway for a new livelihood for caregivers and new paradigm for end of life care.. Through these activities, we come to understand the simple basic human needs and practices for holding, listening, openness, forgiveness and love. 

The beauty and peace of Wilmot Gardens will provide a healing environment in which participants join in active meditations, Healing With the Arts, and Practices for Death, and inspiring dialogue that restore the experience of dying to it's sacred place in the abundance, celebration and beauty of life. This

The practices offered increase empathy and facilitate healing in relationships that renew our connection to spiritual, emotional, and physical well-being. By attending to our dreams, hopes and fears surrounding death we complete with our past, create conscious lives and deaths, and are able to work creatively with the fears hopes and dreams of others.

The Facilitators, Mary Rockwood Lane and Tarron Estes, Founder of the Conscious Dying Institute use rich multi-media modalities that evoke trust, love, forgiveness and surrender. Intimacy, openness, confidence and trust in ourselves and each other are renewed so that we can serve patients, families and loved ones as they transition within our own health care systems and communities.

 Outcomes and Benefits:

  • · Shifts Curative Care to Healing Care
  • · Transforms Physical Exhaustion to Vitality
  • · Molds Unexpressed Wishes to Beauty-filled
  • · Visions and “Best Life Care” plans 
  • Recasts Unspoken Feelings into life Satisfaction and Completion
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Feb
20
to Feb 24

Sacred Passage Guidance III - Certificate Training

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Sacred Passage Guidance III - Certificate Training

40 hour CEU End Of Life Coach Training for Frontline Clinicians,
Caregivers, Healing Arts Professionals,
Volunteers, and Families

Boulder, Colorado February 20-24th, 2014

Register Now for Scholarship and Specials

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Sacred Passage Guide Certification ™ benefits all involved in the care of life, love, family and healing. It is the preparation we need to befriend death, surrender and trust deeply in each moment, and become supportive end of life companions. We expand from expertise in clinical practices to offer comforting care people want and need most.

Sacred Passage Guide Certification Details:

40 hour CEU End of Life Coach Training for Frontline Clinicians, Caregivers, Healing Arts Professionals, Volunteers, and Families

  • Cost:  $1200.00  (for program only-does not include lodging and food)
  • 2 Partial Work Study Scholarships available
  • 10% Discount for early registration before 2/10/14
  • Group discounts starting @ 5/10 registrations

This 40 hour  Training prepares caregivers across all settings to be authentically present, communicate with vulnerability, honesty, and compassion and administer palliative based comfort care healing modalities to anyone, regardless of health status, by focusing on improving care at end of life. Sacred Passage Guide Certification’s education includes transformational experiential evidence based caring healing practices that are guided by Caring Science Theory and Conscious Dying Principles and Practices.

The underlying experiential teaching structure effectively brings personal healing and transformation to caring professionals so that their personal healing experience informs their care for others.

During the 4 day program, caregivers discover their true desires for living and dying, develop “Best of Life” visions and care plans in 5 Domains of Life, and learn to give caring healing modalities to all involved at end of life.

The program shifts:

  • Curative care to healing care
  • Physical exhaustion to vitality
  • Undiscussable challenging topics into confidently supported conversations
  • Unexpressed wishes to beauty-filled visions and Best Life Care plans
  • Unexpressed feelings into life satisfaction and completion

Who Benefits?

  • Supportive coursework for yoga students, teachers and teacher trainings
  • Continuing education for caregivers, therapists, and nurses, hospice volunteers
  • Community service Training Organizations, and Faith Based groups
  • Senior Community and Long Term Care leaders and staff
  • Health Care Systems’ Clinicians who positively improve Hcaaps specifically nurse/patient communication, patient satisfaction, and quality of life

Certification Guidelines and pre-requisites:

 Certification Requirements:
Everyone is welcome to attend Phases 1, 2, or 3, as well as the Intro, without prior
attendance in any other phase.

To reach Certification in Sacred Passage Guidance™, you must complete phases 1 or 2.
To expand and teach this incredible work, you are invited to join our Teacher Training
(Phase 4). Sacred Passage Guidance™ Teacher Training includes completion of the
following within a 12 month period:
Introduction to Conscious Dying Education
Phase 1 - Conscious Dying Immersion
Phase 2 - Introduction to Sacred Passage Guidance™
Phase 3 - Sacred Passage Guidance™ Certificate Training
Phase 4 - Sacred Passage Guidance™ Teacher Training
• 6 virtual Conscious Dying Coaching Sessions
• Conscious Dying Presentation/Publication Project
• Attendance at two programs, either P1, P2, or P3
as an Assistant Trainer


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Crossing the Great Water: Sacred Passages for End of Life
Jan
24
10:00am10:00am

Crossing the Great Water: Sacred Passages for End of Life

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Join Kimba Arem, Music Therapist; Brigitte Mars, Medical Herbalist; and Tarron Estes, Conscious Dying Educator and Founder of the Conscious Dying Institute for

A One Day Journey Creating Heroic Narratives that Restore Death to it's Sacred Place in the mystery, beauty and Celebration of Life.  This program is for anyone wishing to serve others going through this great passage and to understand the positive impact on living and dying through Visioning for Conscious Death.

January 24th 10:00-5:30pm   2323 4th Street     Boulder, Colorado 80302

  $75.00 Donation (See link above to register)

Bring a dish for our potluck following at 6:00pm

For Information contact  Tarron@ConsciousDyingInstitute  303-619-7902

About Our Presenters:

Brigitte Mars is a nutritional consultant, raw food chef, and medical herbalist with over 40 years experience and practice. She is a professor at Naropa University and is the author of The Country Almanac of Home remedies, The Desktop Guide to herbal Medicine and the Phone App: I Plant. Visit her website http://brigittemars.com.

Kimba Arem is a performer, recording artist, and a musician with classical training in piano and flute. Following a near-death experience, she was introduced to sound therapy. Kimba offers peace music concerts, conferences, workshops, and private sound-therapy sessions. Her sound therapy CDs currently in print include Waltz of the Moon, Vibrational Sound Healing, Gaearth Dreaming, Peace Journey, The Healing Didjeridu, Creation’s Tone, Psychedelic Prayers, The Way of Water, and Self-Healing with Sound and Music with Kimba Arem and Dr. Andrew Weil. Her new CD, Crossing the Great Waters, is intended to help those transitioning during the dying process. Visit her website: www.gaearth.com .

Tarron Estes is a Conscious Dying Educator, Speaker and Coach offering transformational learning programs in "Sacred Passage Guidance" to home, family, and clinical caregivers. She is the founder of The Conscious Dying Institute and is an Associate Faculty, Caritas Coach and Facilitator with The Watson Caring Science Institute. Through the institute she delivers programs in the Science of Human Caring to health care systems including Kaiser Permanente, Veterans Medical Systems, Wake Forest Health Care. She is a pioneer in End of Life Education for Long Term Care, Senior Communities and has worked internationally as a Master Healing Artist and Dream Translator for Lifestyle Resorts and Spas. Visit her website www.ConsciousDyingInstitute.com.


 
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Nov
9
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Introduction to Sacred Passage Guidance II

Join Tarron Estes Founder of Conscious Dying Institute and Special Guests

"Sacred Passage Guide Introduction" a 40 hour program for Frontline Clinicians, Caregivers,Healing Arts Professionals, Volunteers, and Families

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Sacred Passage Guide Introduction is the country's leading and only end of life education program that changes end of life care by transforming caregivers.--This powerful 3.5 day program introduces clinical leaders and frontline caregivers to the Sacred Passage Guide Certification. It prepares caregivers across all settings to b

e authentically present, communicate with vulnerability, honesty, and compassion and administer palliative-based comfort care healing modalities to anyone, regardless of health status by focusing on improving care at the end of life. We include transformational, evidence-based, caring healing practices guided by the Caring Science Theory of Dr. Jean Watson andConscious Dying Principles and Practices by Tarron Estes.                       

Sacred Passage Guide Introduction benefits all involved in the care of life, love, family and healing. It is the preparation we need to befriend death, surrender and trust deeply in each moment, and become supportive end of life companions. We expand from expertise in clinical practices to offer comforting care people want and need most.

This program is Phase II preceding Phase III- the 5 Day Sacred Passage Guide Certification February 20-16, 2014. The introduction lays the foundation that prepares caregivers across all settings to be authentically present, communicate with vulnerability, honesty, and compassion and administer palliative based comfort care healing modalities to anyone, regardless of health status, by focusing on improving care at end of life. The education includes transformational experiential evidence based caring healing practices that are guided by Caring Science Theory and Conscious Dying Principles and Practices.

The underlying experiential teaching structure effectively brings personal healing and transformation to caring professionals so that their personal healing experience informs their care for others.

The program shifts:

  • Curative care to healing care
  • Physical exhaustion to vitality
  • Undiscussable challenging topics into confidently supported conversations
  • Unexpressed wishes to beauty-filled visions and Best Life Care plans
  • Unexpressed feelings into life satisfaction and completion

Participants will be able to:

  • Implement complimentary therapies in 5 domains of life: Spiritual, Emotional, Physical Place/Comfort, and Practical during and post death arrangements
  • Create Caring Healing environments for patients and staff
  • Create Caring Healing Relationships that nurture self and others
  • Create Caring Communication and Conversational Confidence with staff, residents, patients and families regarding care choices at end of life
  • Create Caring Moments and Caring Circles allowing the sharing of stories of grief, loss, miracles, mysteries and unexplainable events with family, staff and patients
  • Administer Life Completion practices including forgiveness, gratitude, legacy, grief work

Who Benefits?

  • Yoga students, teachers and teacher trainings (supportive coursework/in-service training)
  • Caregivers, therapists, and nurses, hospice volunteers (Continuing Education Credits)
  • Community Organizations, and Faith Based groups (in-service)
  • Senior Community and Long Term Care leaders and staff (Continuing Education)
  • Health Care Systems’ Clinicians who positively improve HCAAPS specifically nurse/patient communication, patient satisfaction, and quality of life

Cost: $595.00 (for program only-does not include lodging and food) $545.00 Earlybird Discount.

    • Partial Scholarships (When Available)
    • 10% Discount for early registration
    • Group discounts starting @ 5/10 registrations

For more information contact Tarron Estes @ 303-619-7902 or Tarron@ConsciousDyingInstitute.com

I look forward to being with you for this transformative, life changing event,

Tarron Estes

 

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Sacred Passage Guide Assistant Training
Oct
4
to Oct 6

Sacred Passage Guide Assistant Training

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Sacred Passage Guide Assistant Training

3 day Transformational Education in
Conscious Dying Care

Boulder, Colorado October 4,5,6th
For Mature Clinicians, System Leaders,
Healing Arts Professionals

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Sacred Passage Guide Assistant Training prepares service leaders to learn the basic components of Conscious Dying Education. By participating in the 3 day Companion Immersion you will learn the hands on skills needed to assist participants during the Sacred Passage Guide Certification Training November 9-14th in Loveland Colorado or in other locations TBA. 

In the 3 day program, you will be guided to work with a powerful and effective personal transformational process, preparing you to guide others using experiential learning tools and to care for those you love and serve at end of life.

The Assistant Training runs concurrently with  the 3 day program, "Conscious Dying Companion  Immersion". It offers a Life Passage Journey connecting us to our collective roots. This deep, compassionate practice creates emotional congruence and completion in all relationships - past, present or future. Assisted by live music, deep releasing restorative postures, vision mapping, forgiveness and “practices for death”, we unify our spirit, soul and body  and heal our profound sense of separation and isolation.

In this immersion we  explore our dreams, hopes and fears surrounding death. This dialogue restores trust in ourselves and each other, creates intimacy, openness and increases our capacity to be supportive companions at end of life within our own communities. We honor the inevitability of our mortality and  attend to the simple basic human intimate needs for holding, listening, openness, forgiveness and love.

Conscious Dying Education offers transformational healing practices and inspiring dialogue, restoring the experience of dying to its sacred place in the abundance, celebration and beauty of life.

Requirements for being an assistant Trainer:

  • Completion of a Introductory Day or 3 day Conscious Dying Companion Immersion
  • Have an active healing practice as one of the following:
  • Frontline or leadership role in clinical practice
  • C.N.A. home or hospice caregiver
  • Non-medical caregiver/volunteer/healing artist With mature spiritual and transformational expertise

 Assistant Teacher Trainers will receive

  • Hands on experience with those learning to be end of life companions
  • Sacred Passage Guide Certification (upon completion of requirements in exchange for assisting at a 5 day event)
  • Transformational Coaching and Group Facilitation
  • All benefits of the 3 Day Companion Immersion Program
  • Program limited to 10 Assistants. We will accept 2-3 scholarship students

     In exchange for:

  • Onsite administrative duties prior and during the event
  • Marketing/Enrollment/Registration
  • Technical support involving social media, graphics and multimedia expertise

For more information please contact Tarron @ 303-619-7902 or Tarron@ConsciousDyingInstitute.com

Blessings,

Tarron Estes



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Conscious Dying Companion Immersion
Oct
4
to Oct 6

Conscious Dying Companion Immersion

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Conscious Dying Companion Immersion

3 day Transformational Education for 
Caring Professionals, Families,
and Communities

Boulder, Colorado October 4,5,6th

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Conscious Dying Companion Immersion is a 3 day program offering transformational healing practices and inspiring dialogue, restoring the experience of dying to it's sacred place in the abundance, celebration and beauty of life.

This Life Passage Journey connects us to our collective roots. This 3 day program offers components of Sacred Passage Guide Certification preparing participants for the upcoming 5 day training at Sunrise Ranch in Loveland, Colorado November 9-14, 2013.

Practices for Dying used in this program increase empathy and facilitate healing in relationships. We renew our connection to spiritual, emotional, and physical well being by attending to conversations, dreams and fears, grief, and the forgiveness we encounter surrounding death.

Our Associates create healing environments using rich multi-media modalities that evoke trust, love, forgiveness and surrender. Intimacy, openness, confidence and trust in ourselves and each other are renewed so that we can serve patients, families and loved ones as they transition within our own health care systems and communities.

Conscious Dying Education from Tarron Estes and Caring Science Theory from Dr. Jean Watson are foundations for the work . We augment with complimentary therapies and transformational wisdom-based healing modalities. All programs incorporate intentional life completion by using “Best Life Vision Mapping”. This develops skills to actualize the care we want to give in all domains and stages of life. Through these activities, we come to understand the simple basic human needs and practices for holding, listening, openness, forgiveness and love.

Outcomes of Program:

  • Shifts Curative Care to Healing Care
  • Reshapes Challenging Topics into
  • Confident Conversations 
  • Transforms Physical Exhaustion to Vitality
  • Molds Unexpressed Wishes to Beauty-filled
  • Visions and “Best Life Care” plans 
  • Recasts Unspoken Feelings into life Satisfaction and Completion

Graduates will be able to:

  • Create Caring Healing environments for patients and staff
  • Create Caring Healing Relationships that nurture self and others
  • Create Caring Communication and Conversational Confidence with staff, residents, patients and families regarding care choices at end of life
  • Create Caring Moments and Caring Circles allowing the sharing of stories of grief, loss, miracles, mysteries and unexplainable events with family, staff and patients

Please join us for this powerful life changing event!

With Blessings and Love, 
Tarron Estes 
Founder Conscious Dying Institute

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