Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

Southwest Arkansas Funeral Services Conference to be Held at U of A Hope

October 18, 2017

The University of Arkansas at Hope will host the 2017 Southwest Arkansas Funeral Services Conference on Wednesday, November 8, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., at Hempstead Hall. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.

The program will include SafeTALK training with a loss and healing focus featuring Life Journeys: Reclaiming Life After Loss, a documentary produced by the Arkansas Foundation for Suicide Prevention. A time for Q&A’s with survivors of suicide loss will also be included. The training is open to all funeral directors in the state of Arkansas. Participants will receive 6 CE hours approved by the Arkansas State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors upon completion of the training.

This conference will allow those working in the funeral services field to obtain their required CEUs for the year. The registration fee is $40.00 per person and includes lunch and training materials. Registration must be paid in advance to reserve your spot. Early registration is strongly encouraged to be completed by November 6. Registration will be accepted the day of the event.

For more information or to register, contact Anna Powell, Director of Industry Outreach & Continuing Education, at
870-722-8102 or anna.powell@uacch.edu.