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Learning from Dr. Mitsuo Aoki

Introducing a video, discussion and teaching series focused on working with individuals with terminal illness.  The sessions are based on actual filmed classes of Dr. Aoki teaching in 1987.  In this series of 6 classes, a participant will:

- gain necessary knowledge about death and dying including: 9 fears associated with dying and definition of a "god death"

-  acquire techniques designed preparing him or her to be "present", while listening to and working with individuals who are terminally ill

-  understand the grieving process and the grieving of survivors

-  be introduced to a conceptual understanding of suicidal thoughts and acts

-  learn about and discuss life after death

-  The final session will cover advanced care planning considerations and helpful community resources,

This series is intended for professionals and health care support staff/volunteers.  However, adult family members are also welcome to attend.  Seating is limited.

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Registration deadline:  10/11/2017

All classes are free of charge.  Donations accepted.

For more information about Dr. Aoki visit and and for a link to a video of his teaching.

CEU's for social workers, nurses, and other health care professionals are pending application and approval.

Earlier Event: October 22
Texts for Service
Later Event: October 27
UM History Class