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Written by Jacob Terranova

 

Are you ready to gain a competitive edge for your funeral home this year? Grab your calendar and mark down these must-attend webinars for funeral service inspiration, technology, and other great topics for your funeral home.

 

We’ve talked before about how life-long learning ultimately leads to a more successful professional career and more fulfilling personal life. This list of webinars will help to do just that.

 

Post-It, Pause and Prevail: Self-Care for the Funeral Professional

It’s time for funeral directors to take self-care seriously. They have one of the most stressful jobs imaginable and, if left unchecked, the daily stresses will impact all aspects of their life. This webinar will help funeral directors learn strategies to cope with stress, identify signs of burnout in coworkers, and how to support a healthy team of caregivers. This webinar also counts as 1 CE hour. Click here for full details.
Presented by: 
NFDA
Date: 
January 25

 

DNA Preservation for Funeral Professionals

DNA preservation is not only a growing memorialization trend, it also benefits families by preserving important family medical history. Learn how your funeral home can successfully adopt DNA preservation and offer it as a memorial service to the families you serve. This webinar also counts as 1 CE hour. Click here for full details.
Presented by: 
NFDA
Date: 
February 8

 

VA Update — Preneed, Benefits, & Memorialization

Become the go-to provider for veteran benefits in your community. This webinar is filled with everything you need to know on how to best serve military families and veterans. You’ll learn about the new initiatives from the National Cemetery Administration that include YouTube videos for funeral directors and the Veteran’s Legacy program. In addition, the webinar also will cover topics on the online burial benefit application, survivor benefits, the preneed eligibility application, and so much more. This webinar also counts as 1 CE hour. Click here for full details.
Presented by: 
NFDA
Date: 
February 22

 

Pursuit of Excellence: Best Practices Panel

Presented by a panel of experts with years of experience in funeral service, you’ll learn how your funeral home can exceed families’ expectations. The topics covered range from community involvement ideas and innovative ways to meet new funeral service trends. You’ll also see the best practices of the NFDA’s Best of the Best recipients and how to adopt their strategies as your own. This webinar also counts as 1 CE hour. Click here for full details.
Presented by: 
NFDA
Date: 
March 8

 

Creative Approaches in Bereavement

The grief journey is a unique process for everyone. Learn how you can help families heal with individualized grief support strategies. The webinar will cover innovative grief support practices, how to host support groups and events, and other creative approaches to help the bereaved. Click here for full details.
Presented by: 
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Date: 
March 8

 

Cultivating Emotional Intelligence

Learn how to cultivate your emotional intelligence to better support families in their time of need. This webinar will cover the role and value of emotional intelligence, as well as how to identify emotional triggers when talking to families. Click here for full details.
Presented by: 
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Date: 
May 10

 

Messenger: Using Ads to Start Conversations

We’ve talked before about how Facebook’s messenger app allows your funeral home to send personalized messages and ads to families. It’s a convenient marketing tool that connects you directly with families in your community. This webinar will go over how to effectively utilize this Facebook feature for your funeral home’s advantage. Click here for full details.
Presented by:
Facebook
Date:
On-Demand

 

Three Easy Tech Tools for Funeral Homes

Technology is an important part of successful funeral homes today. See how three easy tech tools can help your staff operate more efficiently, as well as serve client families in more meaningful ways. Click here for full details.
Presented by:
NFDA
Date: 
On-Demand

 

Make sure to check out our events page for an up-to-date list of all the funeral service webinars and events this year!

 

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