Death, Dying and Grief Certificate Module 2 - Family Systems and Their Ability to Cope with Death and Grief

Event Date(s): Sat, 2021/11/13 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Event Location: Online - Zoom
Event Type: Tyndale Spiritual Formation Centre

This event is Module 2 of the Death, Dying and Grief Certificate 2021-2022. The Death, Dying and Grief Certificate 2021-2022 offers 6 modules, beginning September 25, 2021 running through March 26, 2022. Complete all 6 modules to receive a certificate of completion.

About This Module

This module will explore the impact of death and loss upon the family system. You will explore death and the family life cycle, looking at how families react to loss. A special emphasis will focus on how children understand death and express their grief.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the systemic perspective of the family and how the impact of death can affect individuals and the system as a whole
  • Describe the different ways families respond to death and loss
  • Integrate the systemic understanding of death and loss in helping children grieve
  • Apply the knowledge of grief and the family into the context of church ministry and community
Helen Noh

Facilitator: Dr. Helen Noh M.Sc., MA., Ph.D.

Helen is Associate Professor of Psychology at Tyndale University College and Seminary. Her clinical training has been with children, adolescents and their families, through the Glen Roberts Study Institute in California and through private practice in Toronto. This module will explore what it means to grieve and lament, we will learn how to help others in their time of sorrow and loss. Special attention will be paid to the Psalms as a resource for encouragement for those dealing with death.


$125.00. There is a 10% discount for Tyndale full-time students, alumni and staff. You will need to contact the Tyndale Spiritual Formation Centre to receive a discount code before registering online. Email tsfc [at] tyndale [dot] ca to receive a promo code.

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