Virtual Event: Kansas Funeral Directors Association

Event is 2pm CST/3pm EST

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 the uncomfortable nature of 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 your association members. 

Learning Outcomes 

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

Attendees can ask Anne Moss any question in a safe, non-judgmental and supportive environment. 

Leave behinds: 

  • • eBook- The Emotionally Naked Funeral Director: What to Say to People Who’ve Lost Someone to Suicide (https://funeraldirectors.gr8.com/) 
  • • This 19-page guide has scripts, resources 

Attendees do get CEs through this KFDA.

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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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