Ethnic Variations in Dying, Death, and Grief
CEU’s – 10 Hours
Focus: The authors of the Ethnic Variations in Dying, Death, and Grief course text elucidate the profound variety in thinking about death and dying. Examples of different cultures provide insights to understanding and appreciation of different cultures’ perspectives.
- The course addresses cross-cultural and personal perspectives on grief.
- Students will study a woman’s interracial journey, grief from an African American, Mexican American, Native American, perspective.
- Also, from a spiritual perspective Buddhism, Islamic Customs, Memorial services among Quakers and Unitarians.
- The course acknowledges that fear and sadness are universal human emotions Beyond these basic emotions, there are habits of mind and sentiments that are the produces of growing up in a particular culture.