Year: 1992 Source: Annual Meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, (25th: 1992: Chicago), p.42-43 SIEC No: 19940365

In developing rituals for healing & remembering, pastoral care draws upon tradition & the needs of the present to create healing experiences that are transformative. The goal of pastoral care is to help the bereaved move through the experience & into renewed health & wholeness. In this session, the author outlines 11 steps that can be used to develop a healing ritual for those individuals whose needs are not completely met by the funeral service.