Religions in the United States - What Every Funeral Director Should Know

About the Course:
Funeral professionals today must not only be aware and comply with their state and local rules and regulations, but with the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Funeral Rule and Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) rules. These implied rules and regulations may directly affect the religious preferences and beliefs of some less common, yet growing, customs in the United States. 
Learning objectives
  • Discuss the shifts in religious trends across the United States.
  • Recognize the difference of religious versus spiritual/humanist funerals.
  • Identify the core religious practices within the United States.
  • Develop a general understanding of less common religious practices.