Thursday, September 23, 2021

Peer Support Meeting for Funeral Professionals, By Funeral Professionals

Share personal experiences and connect with people who understand what you encounter every day.
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A Fresh Take on Funeral Service: Interview with Funeral Leader Nicole Krause

As a Funeral Director and a Celebrant, Nicole Krause has a clear vision of how today’s families have different needs. Krause spoke with Leader Editor Kara Apel at MKJ Marketing’s 2021 Marketing Summit in Naples, FL, about how the profession is changing.

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.

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.

Funeral Service Foundation and ICCFA Educational Foundation Team up to Launch Veteran Recruiting Initiative,...

Connecting mission-driven veterans to a profession that is driven by a mission to serve is at the heart of the joint collaboration between the ICCFA Educational Foundation and the Funeral Service Foundation.
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Announcing The Funeral Leader’s First-Ever Mortuary School Spirit Contest

Current students, alumni, and instructors are all encouraged to join in the fun and #SupportYourMort. And the end of the contest, the mortuary school with the most support will win a $500 scholarship.

Can Funeral Homes Mandate COVID-19 Vaccines for Employees? It’s Complicated.

As COVID-19 vaccines become more widely available, many employers are asking if they can require employees to get vaccinated — and what they can do if workers refuse.

Hopeful But Not Complacent: Funeral Directors Nationwide Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

Hope — it’s a word that came up time and time again during recent conversations with funeral directors across the country who have received the COVID-19 vaccine.
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Explaining Your Value: Interview with Funeral Leader Keith Walker

Keith Walker, president and licensed funeral director at Walker Funeral Homes & Crematory, has proven himself as an industry leader through his decades of work within funeral service.