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Thanatology (Death & Dying)

Recognition Of Achievement

What if you could be a source of strength and comfort for terminally ill and dying individuals and their families?  Complete a Recognition of Achievement in Thanatology from Sheridan and learn to be there for people during the toughest time in their lives. 

Apply your compassion to the real-world. Enrol today.

More information is available in the Program Description tab.

These courses are part of the Thanatology (Death & Dying) Program.

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Compulsory Course(s)

Successfully Complete Five (5) Courses

Coping with Death
Course Code:
HUMN70002
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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Learning from Death and Dying
Course Code:
HUMN70003
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
Mourning, Grief and Bereavement
Course Code:
HUMN70001
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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Religious Beliefs, Traditions and Customs of Death
Course Code:
RELG70000
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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Thanatology, Introduction to
Course Code:
HUMN70000
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class

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What if you could be a source of strength and comfort for terminally ill individuals and their families?  What if you could learn what to say and how to truly help someone cope with and manage death?  You could. Take your compassionate and caring skills for others and turn it into something that can make a world of difference to someone during a trying time. Enrol in our Thanatology Recognition of Achievement and learn how to apply those caring and compassionate skills to real-life scenarios.

Graduates of this program will gain a deeper understanding of death and how it affects individuals.  It focuses on teaching you how to support those suffering with grief and bereavement, improve your communication strategies, and understand unique religious philosophies from the perspective of both the dying and the bereaved.

These courses are not exclusive to those who work with terminally ill individuals, but will help family, friends and caregivers cope with death.  Learn to be there for people during the toughest time in their lives.  Enrol today.