EKR Education

Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Foundation Education

The EKR Education programs have the mission of sharing, clarifying, expanding upon, and offering guidance and mentorship about the areas of study and contribution that make up the legacy of Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, with the intention of encouraging and empowering others to continue the work of her legacy while honoring her pioneering vision and compassionate approach.

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Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross’s Legacy

I The Wheel of Life
– Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross: Model of Inspiration
– Lessons from EKR’s Life

II On Death & Dying
– Lessons From the Dying/Patient as the Teacher
– EKR Speaking to Dying Patients
– The Stages of Dying
– Children and Death
– Bioethics
– Hospice and Palliative Care

III On Grief & Grieving
– The Five Stages of Grief
– The Kübler-Ross Change Curve
– Children and Grief

IV Life, Death, and Transition
– Externalization and the LDT Workshops
– Countertransference
– Facing and Understanding Death
– Challenging your Fears/Perspective
– Death: the final stage of growth

V The Language of the Dying and the Grieving
– Symbol and Non-symbolic Language
– Drawing Interpretation
– Life After Death
– Loss and Spirituality

VI Unconditional Love
– The Four Quadrants
– Inner Hitlers/Mother Teresas
– Listening
– Compassionate Care

EKR Educational Programs Summary 

EKR Global Biannual Education Series
Every year, starting in March and October, with international guest speakers, covering topics and themes from 6 different areas of Elisabeth’s legacy and contributions to the fields of grief, palliative care, bioethics, and end of life.

EKR Latin America Education Series – En español
Every year, starting in June, with Latin American guest speakers, covering topics and themes from 6 different areas of Elisabeth’s legacy and contributions to the fields of grief, palliative care, bioethics, and end of life.

EKR Global Community Education

  • Monthly programs with the intention of creating forums for open conversation about loss, grief, dying and death
  • Sharing information and resources
  • Offering opportunities to learn more about the benefits of compassionate care, grief work, palliative care, death doula support, and Hospice
  • Sharing EKR interviews, archives, and other resources
Featured Events

November 2, 10AM-11:30AM MST

Ken Ross, son of Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, will present on his mother’s work and legacy. This talk will take us back to the beginnings of the hospice movement, and the work done by Elisabeth Kubler Ross, MD to change the way people die in the US.

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November 11, 7PM-8:30PM MST

In partnership with Humane Prison Hospice Project, the Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Foundation will host a film screening of Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall, followed by a panel discussion comprised of people working to change the way people die in prisons across the US.

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November 12-14, 2021:
Beautiful Dying Expo

Beautiful Dying Expo’s mission is a collaboration of a heart-centered and compassionate team of community leaders connecting with people worldwide to expand awareness, encourage meaningful conversations by illuminating the process of dying and death. With a growing global community seeking answers we help create action plans for life, celebration, dying, death and grief.

Beautiful Dying Expo is featuring EKR Foundation and Green Burial Council. EKR Foundation will have a booth in the exhibitor’s floor, and will host two discussion panels, an international panel and a Latin America panel discussing the various tracks that are the focus of the expo.

 

To view our upcoming Education Series, click here.

To view our Past Education Series, click here.

Contact us at: education@nullEKRFoundation.org for further questions on courses.

 

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