Thursday, September 23, 2021

Leader Links: Moving Into the World of the ‘New Normal’

Despite more people receiving their COVID-19 vaccinations, and more consumers looking to return to their pre-pandemic lifestyles, our industry is still being affected in many ways. We’ve rounded up some recent interesting stories about our profession to share.

Peer Support Meeting for Funeral Professionals, By Funeral Professionals

Share personal experiences and connect with people who understand what you encounter every day.

NFDA Introduces the Inaugural Class of the National Emerging Leaders Program

The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) is proud to announce the 20 funeral service professionals who will take part in the association’s first-ever National Emerging Leaders Program.

Funeral Service Foundation Announces Spring Academic Scholarship Recipients and Expansion of Academic Scholarship Program

The Funeral Service Foundation is proud to award 24 academic scholarships to students pursuing an education in funeral service and is on track to award an additional 27 academic scholarships this fall.

Announcing the Winner of The Funeral Leader’s First-Ever Mortuary School Spirit Contest

While there could only be one winner, we have truly enjoyed reading stories from the students, teachers, and alumni who have represented their mortuary schools.

ICCFA Educational Foundation Expands Final Responders PSA Effort to Radio

After a successful introduction of the television segment of their Final Responders Public Service Announcement (PSA) campaign, the ICCFA Educational Foundation has announced the launch of the radio portion of the campaign.

A Healing Balm: Caring for Yourself by Engaging with the Natural World

During this unprecedentedly difficult time for humanity in general and funeral service in particular, good self-care could not be more important.

The Funeral Service Foundation and the ICCFA Educational Foundation Unveil Joint Initiative Aimed at...

The Journey to Serve initiative features free tools and resources designed to recruit military veterans into positions throughout the funeral service profession.

Funeral Service Foundation and The Messenger Co. Announce Spring Matching Gift Campaign

The Funeral Service Foundation is launching its fourth matching gift campaign in partnership with The Messenger Co. Now through July 1, Foundation supporters can do twice the good with one donation.

Tips for COVID Stress Reduction: Preparation, Mental Health, and Self Care

Bereavement professionals such as funeral directors, embalmers, cemetery workers, crematorium operators, and their support staff may regularly engage with diverse, potentially psychologically traumatic events.