Online Training Opportunities

Online Sharing & Caring Training Coming Soon!!

We are thrilled to announce that this fall, our Sharing and Caring perinatal bereavement training seminar will be available online! Sharing & Caring offers nine workshops designed to prepare the care provider to support bereaved families at the time of their loss.

This excellent educational opportunity will be available completely online. This project is being funded through a grant from the Funeral Service Foundation, and will include a workshop for funeral directors supporting families who have lost a baby. We are so grateful to the Funeral Service Foundation for their support of our project, which will enable us to reach care providers across the globe serving bereaved families.

This activity has been submitted to the Midwest Multistate Division for approval to award contact hours. The Midwest Multistate Division is accredited as an approver of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

For more information regarding contact hours, please call Rose Carlson @ 636-947-6164.

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Available Now!! Bereavement Training

Share's online courses will give the education and resources to better enable caregivers to provide the best standard of care to their families.

These courses are ideal for the caregiver or parent advocate who is seeking additional education or resources for the families they serve.


What Topics are Covered?

Complications in Grief When a Baby Dies                                  1.5 Contact Hours

Presented by Justine Froelker, MEd, LPC, Certified Daring Way Facilitator &

Stephen Mitchell, MDiv, PhD, LPC, LMFT


Trauma Informed Care in Perinatal Bereavement                   1.25 Contact Hours

Presented by Nancy Spargo, AM, LCSW


Honoring the Cultures of African Americans and Hispanics in Perinatal Bereavement                                                             

Presented by Teresa Brassfield, MSN, Joyce West, MSW and Silvia Bowman, MBA    1 Contact Hour


Supporting Pregnancy Loss in the Emergency Department      1 Contact Hour

Presented by Patti Budnik, BSN, CPLC, Debbie Cochran, BSN, MA, CPLC and Nancy Spargo, AM, LCSW


Developing a Sustainable Bereavement Care Program            1 Contact Hour

Presented by Debbie Cochran, BSN, MA, CPLC and Gayle Unverferth, RN


Support Groups in Perinatal Bereavement                                     1 Contact Hour

Presented by:  Rose Carlson, BS and Jessica Vogler, PLPC


Caring for Grieving Children                                                               1 Contact Hour

Presented by Lacey Prater, MSW, LCSWand Meredith Lehman, MEd., PLPC, CCLS


Click below TO REGISTER FOR ALL COURSES and receive a FREE one!


What do I do with my Love: Creating Keepsakes When a Baby Dies

In this course, Rose Carlson, Share's Program Director, will:

Examine the importance of allowing parents to spend quality time creating mementos and keepsakes with their baby.

Identify the things caregivers can do at the time of the loss to help families create unique and meaningful mementos.

Discuss ways to empower parents in memory making rituals that are truly their own.

Present memory making ideas for those who experience an early pregnancy loss.

Give you ideas for what type of event to host based on the needs of the families you serve.

There are two price options to choose from.

For $100, in addition to the course you will receive a canvas Share tote bag containing the following items that will assist you in creating mementos and events for your families: One copy each of the books Bittersweet…hellogoodbye: A resource in planning farewell rituals when a baby dies, Creating Keepsakes: A guide for helping families create cherished mementos and rituals when a baby dies, 25 of each of the following informational brochures: Creating Keepsakes when a Baby Dies and Special Days, 10 parent keepsakes quote cards with ribbon and charm, 8 Recognition of Life certificates, 2 Hugged with our Hearts  (memory book for those who experience early pregnancy loss) and 2 We Hold you in our Hearts (memory book for those experiencing a later loss).

If you do not wish to receive the tote bag of memory making supplies, the course is $40.



Are contact hours available?

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

For more information regarding contact hours, please call Share at (636) 947-6164.