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Sunset Memorial Park Sponsors Grief Seminar For Community
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Sunset Memorial Park Funeral Home and Crematory is pleased to welcome Robert Zucker, MA, LCSW, FT to Dothan, Ala. on June 23 for a grief workshop open to adults. Zucker is a grief counselor, bereavement specialist, consultant, author and public speaker. He has been specializing in the area of grief and loss for over thirty years. He is the author of many publications including his book titled, “The Journey Through Grief and Loss: Helping Yourself and Your Child When Grief is Shared.” Over the years Zucker has led various support groups for the young and old and traveled throughout the United States conducting seminars for social workers, psychologists, nurses, teachers and clergy. Robert Byrd, funeral director for Sunset Memorial Park, believes this seminar will be beneficial and healing for the Wiregrass community that has suffered through many losses in recent months. “There is usually a time in everyone’s life when they suffer a loss,” says Byrd. “This year in particular our community has witnessed many tragedies and I believe Mr. Zucker can provide helpful tools for those who are dealing with a loss or those who help people dealing with loss.” Zucker is looking forward to visiting Dothan and working with the community. “I enjoy coming to new cities and offering people hope,” says Zucker. “During this workshop it’s my goal to provide a setting where the group feels supported, and true learning and growth can take place.” The seminar is June. 23, 2015 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Rotary Hall of Wiregrass Rehabilitation Center in Dothan. The seminar is open to adults and there is no cost to attend; however, reservations are encouraged with the first 25 registrants receiving a free copy of Zucker’s book. To reserve your spot please call 334.983.6604 or email contactus@sunsetmemorialpark.com. A press conference will take place prior to the seminar at 5 p.m. at the Rotary Hall at WRC. Media will be able to interview Zucker at that time. ABOUT SUNSET MEMORIAL PARK Sunset Memorial Park Funeral Home and Crematory, LLC is located at 1700 Barrington Road, one mile past the Dothan Pavilion. Robert and Toni Byrd established Sunset in 1994. Since that date, Sunset Memorial Park has seen many changes and continues to provide the most compassionate services to the Wiregrass area residents at a reasonable cost. Sunset is Dothan’s only funeral service provider offering on-site funeral, reception center, burial and cremation services. For more information about Sunset Memorial Park visit www.sunsetmemorialpark.com. ABOUT ROBERT ZUCKER Robert Zucker, MA, LCSW, FT, is a grief counselor, bereavement specialist, consultant, author and public speaker. His book, “The Journey through Grief and Loss: Helping Yourself and Your Child When Grief is Shared,” was recommended as one of the four best books for parents who are preparing for difficult conversations with their children about death. Zucker has held several hundred workshops, seminars and keynote addresses across the United States. Guest faculty positions have included Harvard University Medical School Cape Cod Seminars, Smith College School of Social Work Continuing Education workshops, and Dalhousie University School of Social Work in Halifax, Canada. Currently he is coordinator of bereavement at Mercy Hospice in West Springfield, Massachusetts, and he also maintains a counseling, consulting and training practice called “Counseling for the Journey.” For more information on Zucker visit www.robertzucker.com.


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