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PLEASE NOTE: Programs approved for Crematory Operators credit are highlighted in green.  Additional opportunities can be found in the homestudy/correspondence programs.
  • CREMATION ASSOCIATION OF NORTH AMERICA WEBINAR

    Dates: 01 Jan – 31 Dec, 2018
    Approved Programs:
    “Cremation Arrangement Conference Best Practices”  has been approved for two (2) hours.
    “Phone Shoppers: Your Best First Impression” has been approved for one (1) hour.
    “Legal Topics”  has been approved for one and half (1.5) hours.
    “Cremation & the Environment Online Course” has been approved for two (2) hours (also approved for crematory operators).

    Contact:
    Ms. Jennifer Head, Education Director
    Cremation Association of North America
    499 Northgate Parkway
    Wheeling, Illinois 60090
    Phone: (312) 245-1077
    Website
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  • NFDA ARRANGER TRAINING PROGRAM/S:

    Dates: 18 Jan – 27 Sep, 2018

    Locations:
    Laurel Manor, Livonia, MI - January 18, 2018
    Dover Air Force Base, DE - January 30, 2018
    Columbia Convention Center, Columbia, SC - February 5, 2018
    Messinger Mortuary Indian School, Scottsdale, AZ - March 21, 2018
    SFLIC, Hot Springs, AR - August 29, 2018
    Des Moines Area Community College, Ankeny, IA - September 27, 2018

    Total Continued Education Hours Six (6) hours for each course.

    Time starts for all courses: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Contact:
    Jackie Ellis
    NFDA Education Specialist
    13625 Bishop's Drive
    Brookfield, Wisconsin 53005
    Phone: (800) 228-6332
    WEBSITE:

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  • CERTIFIED FUNERAL CELEBRANT TRAINING

    Dates: 26 Feb – 12 Oct, 2018
    February 26-28 at Springfield, Illinois
    March 7-9 at Columbus, Ohio
    April 9-11 at Kingston, Ontario
    April 16-18 at Las Vegas, Nevada
    July 17-19 at Brookfield, Wisconsin
    August 8-10 at Minneapolis, Minnesota
    September 24-26 at Atlantic City, New Jersey
    October 12-14 at Salt Lake City, Utah

    Approved for Six (6) hours each of continuing education.

    Contact: Glenda Stansbury
    Insight Institute
    4141 NW Expressway, Suite 110
    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73116
    Phone: 405-810-9501
    Email: glenda@insightbooks.com
    Website
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  • EMBALMING RISK MANAGEMENT 4.0

    Dates: 19 Jun, 2018 – 19 Jun, 2019
    Online course ongoing 24/7 approved for three (3) hours of continued education.

    Contact: Jackie Ellis, NFDA Educational Specialist
    National Funeral Director's Association
    13625 Bishops Drive
    Brookfield, Wisconsin 53005
    Website
    To register: NFDA Member Service Representative at 1-800-228-6332, or go to the website.
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  • Business Succession Planning

    Dates: 27 – 27 Sep, 2018
    Webinar approved for one (1) hour.

    Contact: Jackie Ellis, Education Specialist
    National Funeral Director’s Association (NFDA)
    13625 Bishop’s Drive
    Brookfield, Wisconsin 53005-6607
    Phone: (800) 228-6332
    Website
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  • Missouri State Rules & Law Update

    Dates: 06 – 06 Oct, 2018
    Approved for one (1) hour of continuing education for Kansas licensed embalmers and funeral directors.

    Contact: National Funeral Directors & Morticians Association, Inc.
    6290 Shannon Parkway
    Union City, Georgia 30291-1524
    Phone:(314) 719-9643
    Email
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  • IOWA FUNERAL LAW REVIEW AND OSHA TRAINING

    Dates: 09 – 09 Oct, 2018
    Approved for four (4) hours of continuing education.

    Contact: Ms. Sheri Splichal, Continuing Education Coordinator
    Iowa Western Community College
    2700 College Road, Looft Hall
    Council Bluffs, Iowa 51503
    Phone: (712) 325-3265
    Website
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  • NFDA Certified Preplanning Consultant Program Seminar

    Dates: 13 – 13 Oct, 2018
    Approved for six (6) hours.

    Contact:
    Jackie Ellis, NFDA Education Specialist
    National Funeral Directors Association
    13625 Bishop's Drive
    Brookfield, Wisconsin 53005
    Phone: (800) 228-6332
    Website
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  • NFDA Arranger Training Program Seminar

    Dates: 13 – 13 Oct, 2018
    Approved for six (6) hours.

    Contact:
    Jackie Ellis, NFDA Education Specialist
    National Funeral Directors Association
    13625 Bishop's Drive
    Brookfield, Wisconsin 53005
    Phone: (800) 228-6332
    Website

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  • NFDA Cremation Certification Program Seminar

    Dates: 13 – 13 Oct, 2018
    Approved for six (6) hours.

    Contact:
    Jackie Ellis, NFDA Education Specialist
    National Funeral Directors Association
    13625 Bishop's Drive
    Brookfield, Wisconsin 53005
    Phone: (800) 228-6332
    Website
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  • 2018 International Convention & Expo Educational Sessions

    Dates: 14 – 17 Oct, 2018
    The Vernie Fountain Files: Embalming Restoration and Death Investigation, 4 hours
    Google It! Making the Most of Your Online Presence, 1 hour
    Going Beyond Facebook: Using Digital Marketing to Grow Online, 1 hour
    Asian Culture in Cremation and Funerals, 1 hour
    Be the Best Crematory Operator in Your Community, 1.5 hours
    Treating Difficult Institutionalized Medical Cases, 1 hour
    Why Youth and Funerals Matter, 1 hour
    Funeral Financing and Payment Strategies for Your Families, 1 hour
    50 Card, 50 Questions, 1 hour
    Active Shooter Preparedness Training, 2 hours
    Cemeteries Are Dying: A Bold Response, 1 hour
    Award-winning customer Service and Community Outreach, 1 hour
    POAs, Wills and Trusts...Oh My!, 1 hour
    Are You Building Partners to Bring Have the Talk of a Lifetime to Life in Your Community?, 1 hour
    Voices of Grief-A film based approach to community outreach, 1.5 hours
    FTC Funeral Rule: Reducing Your Risk, 1 hour
    Supporting Families After an Overdose Death, 1 hour
    Family Search-Finding Your Roots, 1 hour
    The Relevance of Restorative Art, 1.5 hour
    Social Media Success Stories, 2 hours
    Master Personalization Through Storytelling and Event Design, 2 hours
    Opening Session: Remarks by Former First Lady Laura Bush, 1 hour
    How End-of-Life Doulas are Changing the Face of Dying, 1 hour
    After Suicide...Helping the Bereaved, 1 hour
    Did You Know You Are a Storyteller?, 2 hours
    Create Lasting Memories: Perfecting the Final Touches, 2 hours
    Is It Sexual harassment?, 1.5 hours
    Recognizing Substance Abuse in the Workplace, 1 hour
    Cremation Success in a Small to Medium Market, 1 hour
    Going Home: The Resurgence of Home Funerals, 1 hour
    RSVP: I'll See You at My Living Funeral, 1 hour
    Serving the Family of a Perpetrator, 1 hour
    How to Reverse an Overdose with NARCAN, 1.5 hours
    Restoration and Repair Trauma Cases, 1 hour
    Asked and Answered: Today's Consumer Preferences, 1 hour
    Advocacy: How to Speak Up for Yourself and our Profession, 1 hour
    Lingering Liability: Inside the Cemetery, 1 hour
    Every Life Deserves a Tribute, 1 hour
    Leadership in Times of Crisis, 1 hour
    2018 NFDA International Convention EXPO, 1 hour

    Contact: Jackie Ellis, NFDA Education Specialist
    National Funeral Directors Association
    13625 Bishop's Drive
    Brookfield, Wisconsin 53005
    Phone: (800) 228-6332
    Website

    To register: NFDA Member Service Representative at 1-800-228-6332, or go to the website.
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  • Suicide Education, Awareness, Postvention & Understanding Suicide Grief

    Dates: 30 – 30 Oct, 2018
    Each program has been approved for two (2) hours.

    Contact: Sheri Splichal, Continuing Education Coordinator
    Iowa Western Community College
    2700 College Road, Looft Hall
    Council Bluffs, Iowa 51503
    Phone: (712) 325-3265
    Website
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  • Preneed Summit

    Dates: 02 – 02 Nov, 2018
    Approved for 5.5 hours of continuing education.

    Contact: Contact: Mr. Thomas Parmalee, Executive Director
    Kates Boylston Publications
    3349 Highway 138
    Building D, Suite B
    Wall, New Jersey 07719-9671
    Website
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  • 2018 DODGE TECHNICAL SEMINAR

    Dates: 08 – 09 Nov, 2018
    Approved for nine (9) hours of continuing education.

    Contact: Sally L. Belanger, CFSP, MBIE
    Community Relations
    The Dodge Company
    38 Young Avenue
    Brunswick, Maine 04011
    Phone: (207) 406-2703
    Email
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  • NFDA Cremation Certification Program

    Dates: 12 – 12 Nov, 2018
    Approved for six (6) hours at the Arkansas State University in Mountain Home, Arkansas.

    Contact: Jackie Ellis, Education Specialist
    National Funeral Director’s Association (NFDA)
    13625 Bishop’s Drive
    Brookfield, Wisconsin 53005-6607
    Phone: (800) 228-6332
    Website
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  • 2018 NFDA Professional Women's Conference Canada

    Dates: 17 – 18 Nov, 2018
    “Funerals Build Resilient Kids” has been approved for one (1) hour.
    “Professional Presence: Body Language” has been approved for one and a half (1.5) hours.
    “RSVP: I’ll See You at My Living Funeral” has been approved for two and a half (2.5) hours.
    “Techniques for Edema and Long Bone Donation”and “Digital Marketing Done Right” has been approved for one and a half (1.5) hours.
    “Embracing Diversity: Tapping into Your Team’s Unique Strengths” has been approved for one (1) hour.

    Contact: Jackie Ellis, NFDA Education Specialist
    National Funeral Directors Association
    13625 Bishops Drive
    Brookfield, Wisconsin 53005-6600
    Website
    To register: NFDA Member Service Representative at 1-800-228-6332, or go to the website.
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  • Cremation Strategies Conference

    Dates: 05 – 05 Dec, 2018
    Approved for 5.5 hours of continuing education.

    Contact: Mr. Thomas Parmalee, Executive Director
    Kates Boylston Publications
    3349 Highway 138
    Building D, Suite B
    Wall, New Jersey 07719-9671
    Website
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  • Funeral Service Business Plan Conference

    Dates: 06 – 07 Dec, 2018
    “Creating Customer Relationships through Community Service, While Building a Legacy” has been approved for one (1) hour.
    “Building Your Team: Hiring and Retaining the Best” has been approved for one (1) hour.
    “A New Vision for Preneed” has been approved for one (1) hour.
    “Building Bridges: How the Funeral Industry Can Help Post-Hospice Families” has been approved for one (1) hour.

    Contact: Mr. Thomas Parmalee, Executive Director
    Kates Boylston Publications
    3349 Highway 138
    Building D, Suite B
    Wall, New Jersey 07719-9671
    Website
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  • 2018 Wreaths Across America Project

    Dates: 13 – 15 Dec, 2018
    Presented in Dover Air Force Base, DE, Metropolitan Washington, DC, Arlington, VA and Quantico, VA.

    Operational View of the Charles C. Carson Center approved for two and a quarter (2.25) hours.
    Operational Overview of the Professional Effects Depot approved for one (1) hour.
    Operational Overview of the Fisher House for Families of Our Nation's Fallen Heroes approved for one (1) hour.
    Operational Overview of Arlington National Cemetery approved for one (1) hour.
    An Honorable Mission approved for two (2) hours.

    Contact:Sally L. Belanger, CFSP, MBIE, Community Relations
    The Dodge Company
    38 Young Avenue
    Brunswick, Maine 04011
    Phone: (207) 841-6330
    Email
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  • 2019 NEXTGEN SEMINAR

    Dates: 27 – 31 Jan, 2019
    Community Outreach and Business Growth: Thinking Outside the Box, January 28, 2019    3.0 hours
    Timely Topics  and Best Practives Exchange Facilitators, January 29, 2019,  2.5 hours
    Self, Staff Team, Client Famililies-How They All Matter, January 31, 2019, 3.0 hours

    Contact: Amy Hunt, Director of Meetings and Education
    Selected Independent Funeral Homes
    500 Lake Cook Road, Suite 205
    Deerfield, Illinois 60015
    Phone: (847) 236-9401
    Website



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