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Hospice Calgary offers counselling and support to those living with advanced illness, as well as their close family members and friends of all ages. Our seminars provide participants with the awareness, skills and knowledge.

Education
Children's Grief Centre supports children aged 19 and under as they adjust to the changes in their lives when someone close to them is living with an advanced illness or has died. Our seminars and workshops offer tools and strategies for those grieving or supporting others.
Education

Founded over 30 years ago, Hospice Calgary was a driving force in establishing hospice care in Alberta. Today, Hospice Calgary's continuum of care for those who are grieving and dying is unparalleled in Calgary & Area.

Sept 20 - Dying to Know - What is Hospice and Palliative Care?
Most Canadians want to die in their home, wherever that may be. Informing ourselves of the available options can go a long way towards making plans. Erin Forsyth, Director of Clinical Care at Hospice Calgary’s residential hospice Rosedale, will share information about Hospice and Palliative Care as well as how to access services and resources. Register
Oct 18 - Dying to Know - Advanced Care Planning
In this first of two sessions with Janine Violini and Jamie Whittaker, we will discuss tips to complete the paperwork we need before death occurs. This includes Personal Directive, Power of Attorney and the types of Wills one might consider. These topics are part of their Crows in a Row program designed to help achieve an end-of-life plan so that legacy is defined, wishes are honoured, and loved ones are taken care of. Session 2 is the Nov 15 - Funeral Planning event. Register

Category 'A' Credits

Expert-led accredited workshops for educators, counsellors, social workers, psychologists, health and mental health professionals, and others who work with children and teens are available through Hospice Calgary.

Hospice Calgary, provider #1194, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers.  State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credits. Hospice Calgary maintains responsibility for this course.  ACE provider approval period:  September 25, 2019 - September 25, 2022.  Social workers completing this course receive 6 'A' continuing education credits.
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