~ Life's Last Sacred Moment ~
Home Funeral Workshop

By attending this three day workshop you will learn how a home funeral vigil...

~ is a natural extension of hospice

~ allows more time to say goodbye

~ invites participation

~ allows a dying loved one to remain at home
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ASM LogoA practical and interactive Home Funeral Workshop for those interested in
Home Funeral Guidance
and Death Mid-wifery

October 17th - 19th, 2008
Friday ~ Sunday 9:00 to 5:00

Center for Urban Horticulrure - near University of Washington Campus
Isaacson Classroom ~ 3501 NE 41st Street, Seattle, WA  98105
Free and ample parking

Dry Ice Exercise Friday October 17th

Taking the journey of a home funeral
Preparing for a home funeral
History of home funerals in the US
Family & friend's roles in a home funeral
Paperwork & planning a home funeral
Understanding the laws & regulations
Painting Casket Saturday October 18th

Understanding the dying process
What to do at the time of death
Being present with a loved one at death
Bathing and dressing
Care for the body and dry ice
Caskets and shrouds options
                                           Creating a sacred space for a loved one

Granson's Goodbye Sunday October 19th

Honoring family & friends during the vigil
Death certificates & obituaries
Care for the caregiver
Saying goodbye
Traveling and transporting a loved one
Green burial options and other resources
                                           Life's work as a home funeral guide
Those attending will learn about...
taking a journey through the sacred experience of a home funeral vigil. Learn how family and friends can honor a loved one's passing with a home funeral vigil. This workshop is intended for those who may be caregivers, family and or friends planning for their own or a loved one's home funeral, hospice staff, medical professionals, volunteers, end of life professionals and those potentially interested in pursing this sacred work.

The Details:

$350.00 ~ Early registration (Paid in full) October 7th, 2008
$375.00 ~ Full registration ($75.00 Non-refundable deposit due by October 7th, 2008 to secure your spot and $300          balance due at registration on the first day of workshop.)

Payment ~ Check made payable to A Sacred Moment, we also except Visa, MC, AmEx, Discover

Workshop Fee includes: Three full day workshop, course materials and notebook, lunch, snacks and beverages provided all three days and certificate of completion.

Upon payment of deposit and early registration ~ We will provide a map and driving directions and hotel options within two miles of workshop for those traveling from outside Seattle. There will be limited capacity, so please register early.  If a
minimum number of attendees are not met per workshop we reserve the right to move the workshop to another venue in the Seattle area, reschedule or cancel; whereupon, a full refund will be made.

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Contact Info
Char Barrett, Founder of A Sacred Moment ~ Home Funerals, Green Burials & Life Celebrations
Presented by Char Barrett, Licensed Funeral Director & Home Funeral Guide