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2024 Preconference Funeral Celebrant Training & Certification

2024 Preconference Funeral Celebrant Training & Certification

Presented by Todd Reinholt, Life Celebrants International

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 to Thursday, May 30, 2024

Event Details

Funeral Celebrant Training & Certification

Presented by Life Celebrants International

Preconference Funeral Celebrant Training & Certification at 2024 IFDF Annual Conference & Trade Show

Register before April 28 and receive the 15% early bird discount.

(10% IFDF Annual Conference Discount Available

after Registering for the Training)

Space is limited! Reserve your spot NOW!

Separate Registration Required at the link below:

Preconference Training Registration Link

Click here for information on the 2024 IFDF Annual Conference & Trade Show

(20-hour CE training over three days at the conference)

May 28-29, 2024

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

May 30, 2024

1:00 - 4:30 pm

Hammock Beach Golf Resort & Spa

200 Ocean Crest Drive

Palm Coast, Florida 32137

Workshop Topics
  1. The history and importance of ceremony in society.
  2. History, current issues, and trends in funeral service.
  3. Trends in organized religion and religious funerals.
  4. Basic death statistics.
  5. The Funeral Celebrant – Definition, history, role, and responsibilities.
  6. Developing and fostering meaningful relationships with families.
  7. Types of funeral services.
  8. The structure of the funeral service.
  9. Introduction to grief and understanding the needs of grieving families.
  10. Developing a meaningful and appropriate Life Celebration.
  11. Funeral protocol – the day of the service.
  12. Relationships with funeral homes.
  13. Marketing and social media.
  14. Professional practice guidelines.

On the final day, participants will present a major assignment as part of the certification requirement. The workshop includes interaction with others and public speaking practice. Upon completion of the program and final assignment, participants will be certified as Funeral Celebrants and credentialed to offer funeral homes and families their service and care.

For More Information:

Heather Bernier, QAS
Heather Bernier, QAS
Associate Executive Director Independent Funeral Directors of Florida (850)222-0198

Meeting the Demands of Modern Families

Are you ready to embrace the changing landscape of funeral services and meet the evolving needs of today's families? Join us for our comprehensive Funeral Celebrant Training Program and become a certified expert in guiding families through personalized and meaningful life celebrations.

As the demand for secular funeral services continues to grow, funeral homes must adapt to stay ahead of the curve. Families are seeking alternatives that center on celebrating the unique lives of their loved ones, free from traditional religious constraints. By offering certified funeral celebrants, you can provide families with the meaningful and personalized experience they desire. 

Life Celebrants International offers a training program that is designed to equip celebrants with the knowledge and skills needed to become a trusted guide for grieving families. Celebrants learn how to understand the needs of grieving families, design personalized ceremonies, and incorporate elements that truly honor their loved one's life. With our extensive training, celebrants will be prepared to offer families a memorable and meaningful experience that sets your funeral home apart from the competition.

Don't risk losing business to alternative locations offering secular services—train your staff to become certified funeral celebrants and stay ahead in meeting the evolving needs of modern families.

Join us and become part of a growing community of funeral professionals dedicated to providing exceptional service and support during life's most difficult moments.

What Participants Say about the Training

"Todd is a skilled facilitator who makes all participants feel welcome, included and heard."

"I enjoyed and found a lot of value in Todd's ability to draw on his own experiences. Not only as a celebrant but as a funeral director."

"All in all, Todd is top-notch and first-rate. He clearly cares about people and is very skilled in working with them. This was a great experience and I enjoyed it. Thank you, Todd!"

"Todd provided the most exceptional workshop materials I can imagine for this sacred and fragile time for everyone."

Preconference Training Registration Link

Click here for information on the 2024 IFDF Annual Conference & Trade Show