SPEAKING: ICCFA Virtual Conference


Fri, 05/21/2021    
All Day


Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas
3940 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV, 89119

Event Type

ICCFA=International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association



Speaking of Suicide
How to Talk to Families Who’ve Suffered a Loss by Suicide


A loss by suicide is like no other, and the grief can be especially traumatic. Given that many of these families feel intense shame and might even be unwilling to confide it was a suicide, directors are often unsure of the right thing to do or say. This workshop offers guidance on supporting families who have suffered a loss by suicide and includes downloads and handouts for families.

Learning Outcomes

  • What to say or not say
  • Supporting families who’ve suffered loss by suicide
  • Spotting the bereaved who are at risk of suicide
  • Making sure the staff gets support

Suicide Prevention Speaker

Published by

AnneMoss Rogers

AnneMoss Rogers is a mental health and suicide education expert, mental health speaker, suicide prevention trainer and consultant. She is author of the Book, Diary of a Broken Mind and co-author of Emotionally Naked: A Teacher's Guide to Preventing Suicide and Recognizing Students at Risk with Kim O'Brien PhD, LICSW. She raised two boys, Richard and Charles, and lost her younger son, Charles to addiction and suicide on June 5, 2015. She is a motivational speaker who empowers by educating and provides life saving strategies and emotionally healthy coping skills. As talented and funny as Charles was, letting other people know they matter was his greatest gift. And now that's the legacy she carries forward in her son's memory. Mental Health Speakers Website.

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