This module will explore the different ways individuals, both men and women, express grief and adapt. We will examine the mourning traditions of different cultures and explore a number of different strategies to work through grief with the aim of increasing sensitivity and understanding which we bring to the issue of death.
- Discover how men and women process grief
- Become aware of cultural differences in expressing grief
- Learn different strategies to effectively process grief
- Become aware how different religious and cultural groups react to death
Facilitator: Dr. Rob Patterson M.Div.,MRE.,D.Min.
Rob is the director of Alumni and Church Relations at Tyndale. Previously he served in Kenya Africa as a professor with Carey Theological College and Regent College. During his years as a chaplain at Spring Hills Penitentiary he began his focus in the areas of loss, grief and death. He is fluent in Swahili having immersed himself into the African culture.
Dates: November 4-5, 2016
Each module is $195.00. There is a full-time Tyndale student, alumni and staff 10% discount. You will need to email the Tyndale Spiritual Formation Centre at tsfc [at] tyndale [dot] ca (subject: Promo%20Code) to receive a discount code before registering online in order to receive this discount.