Understanding Mental Health and Funerals


About the Course:

In this course, the student will learn the steps intended to support funeral directors who care for the mental health needs of the bereaving family and friends as they plan the loved one’s memorial.

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, the learner should be able to:
  • Explain the role of bereavement services
  • List and give examples of some general considerations of interventions that help in the bereavement process
  • Justify the role of funeral rituals in mourning
  • Discuss the role of support groups in helping the bereaved
About the Author:
Lindsay A. Andre, FD, MBA
is a Licensed Pennsylvania Funeral Director, Life and Annuity Agent and Certified Crematory Operator. After completing her funeral service education at the American Academy McAllister Institute in NYC, she completed her MBA with Strayer University in Washington DC. She works as a freelance course writing and revising consultant and Funeral Professional in Northeastern, PA writing continuing education courses for Funeral Directors, Crematory Operators and other Deathcare Professionals Nationwide.