Cultural and Gender Dynamics in Grief, Death and Dying [PAST TH54 (1P/1S)]
Instructor: Dr. Robert Patterson
Course Type: In-Person with a Synchronous Online option
Course Syllabus (PDF)
Explores the ways in which gender and culture dynamics influence one’s understanding and expression of suffering and grief as well as the process of recovery from loss. Consideration will be given to mourning traditions of different cultures and the need for self-awareness, sensitivity and understanding of various culture and gender dynamics. Effective helping strategies for caring for dying and bereaved persons from diverse backgrounds will be considered.
This course will be delivered as synchronous online from Monday to Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM.