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"Both Karen and Jo-Anne are excellent networkers and have connected me to resources that have been instrumental in being able to provide services to my clients. From my full and grateful heart, I sing the praises of DDNI and highly recommend joining us in this sacred death doula space." - Jennifer Blalock, Death Doula Cincinnati, OH, USA
Join community doula and educator, Francesca Lynn Arnoldy, for an introduction to "Death Journaling," the inspiration behind her new book, The Death Doula’s Guide to Living Fully and Dying Prepared. During this workshop, participants will feel invited to reflect back, turn inward, and plan ahead with intention and insight, focusing on introspection as well as extending care to others.
· The Practice of Death Journaling
· Planning, Preparing, & Processing
· Cultivating a Compassionate Presence
· Core Connections
· Storying the Past
· Exploring Beliefs and Values
· Tools for Times of Stress and Suffering
· Prompts for Internal Reflection
Through immersive practices and thought-provoking discussions, participants will engage in introspection as well as learn supportive techniques rooted in compassion.
" I am so grateful to be part of this network. It's rare to find a community where members promote each other and share information so generously. Karen and Jo-Anne are fun, energetic and very attentive to questions. I see DDNI as the backbone to this emerging field of death workers."
"Taking this workshop was invaluable, personally and professionally to compliment my studies in End Of Life Planning ... Grateful for this heart centred community and the leadership and teachings offered by Karen and Jo-Anne
As a widow and Chair of Soaring Spirits, Jodi Skeates knows the unique challenges a widow can face as they find their way through a widow's web of grief.
Jodi will help us to understand these unique challenges, and offer guidance and resources, along with sharing the valuable supports that Camp Widow and Soaring Spirits are providing to widows across North America.
In this workshop you will learn:
- what makes the grief of a widow different and unique
- tools and resources that can help
- how Camp Widow and Soaring Spirits are doing the important work of supporting widows throughout North America
ABOUT JODI SKEATES, CHAIR, SOARING SPIRITS CANADA
Jodi Skeates’ husband suffered an anoxic brain injury during a technical diving accident and died in 2017. It wasn’t until she attended Camp Widow in 2019, that Jodi found the support and understanding she’d been lacking as she struggled with PTSD and trauma from lengthy repatriation, government investigations and media attention.
Jodi is an Associate at Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP in Vancouver, British Columbia. She lives in Burlington, Ontario. Jodi is a founding Director of Soaring Spirits Canada and Chair of its Board of Directors.
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"Karen and Jo-Anne have a very fun, and dynamic way of presenting information. It was a joy to be able to participate in this meeting of like minded souls. Looking forward to learning more with you two"
"So much more info and resources than the Doula course!!! Lovely to chat with others too and have a sense of community it would take us all a lot of trial and error to get the info you gave us resources too."
" Jo-Anne and Karen have created an amazing tool with the DDNBC. There are invaluable resources, talks with the "experts", great community and access to them and their experiences. Perfect for death doulas, aspiring or active and to those experiencing grief or loss currently. Priceless! "
Membership gives you access to an exclusive integrated community of various deathcaring professionals and community builders.
End of Life Training, Education and Community which supports and enhances the work you do both personally and professionally.