Become a Deathwalker

Encourage and empower others to be as open and courageous as they can as you accompany them through their death or bereavement journey.

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Deathwalker Training

$695 AUD

Deathwalker Training is for everyone and the perfect training to start with. 

Overview

Whether you are dying, caring for someone (or will be), or enhancing your personal or professional skills, this training provides educational and real experiential resources on the aspects and processes involved in the role of a Deathwalker. This includes Doula work and much more and is tailored to empower you and those around you to be informed, and have an optimal experience through dying, death and bereavement stages.

Deathwalker Definition

A person who:

  • walks their own journey towards their death as openly, courageously and as best they can.
  • walks with or accompanies others, in their death or bereavement journey to encourage and empower them to be as open, courageous and the best they can. Offering guidance to encourage and empower everyone.

Duration

10 modules; 3.5 hours (available for 30 days from date of purchase)

Outcomes

You will understand:

  • wake up, and strengthen your inherent capacity to do dying, death and bereavement well
  • the aspects and possibilities of the continual care role of a Deathwalker or primary carer
  • the stages involved in the continuum of illness, dying, death, after-death care, body disposal, ceremony, loss & bereavement
  • the importance and benefits of advocacy and the preparation of legal paperwork involved before and after death
  • how to better communicate with the dying person and the bereaved
  • what is needed and involved in caring for a dying person at home
  • what the signs are when someone is close to death
  • the options available for after-death body care and disposal
  • how to be comfortable with loss and have a healthier bereavement
  • how to charge a fair and sustainable fee for your services

Topics Covered

  • Introduction to Deathwalking

  • Core elements & self care

  • Continuum of life

  • Death & loss

  • Ways to die

  • Supporting children

  • Preparation & advocacy

  • The dying process

  • At death & after-death care

  • Shrouding, coffining & disposal

  • Funeral arrangement options

  • Charging fees
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What people say...

"The Deathwalker Training gives you the courage to step up to the important role of caring for people in your community who are dealing with death."

> Nell Schofield

"The Deathwalker Training gives you the courage to step up to the important role of caring for people in your community who are dealing with death."

- Nell Schofield

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"It's invaluable for anyone, as it informs and explains in practical terms the processes around death and dying."

"It's invaluable for anyone, as it informs and explains in practical terms the processes around death and dying."

- Amir Paiss

"This training was a thought-provoking experience, that not only showed the importance of self-care but also the neutrality required to support people during stages of transition in their lives whilst being inclusive, empowering and kind."

> Kerry Giles

"This training was a thought-provoking experience, that not only showed the importance of self-care but also the neutrality required to support people during stages of transition in their lives whilst being inclusive, empowering and kind."

- Kerry Giles

Take the package for the best value.

We highly recommend you follow the natural order and flow of these incredible trainings. To get the maximum benefit and best value, purchase Deathwalker TrainingConsultation and Celebrancy Training and Ceremony Masterclass together.

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Take the bundle for the best value.

We highly recommend you follow the natural order and flow of these incredible trainings. To get the maximum benefit and best value, purchase Deathwalker TrainingConsultation and Celebrancy Training and Ceremony Masterclass Training together.

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Explore our other training options and find out which one is right for you.

Consultation & Celebrancy Training

If you are attracted to be a death or funeral Celebrant, others think you will make a great one, or are an existing Celebrant who wants to deepen your understanding and enrich your capacity, this comprehensive training is for you.

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Ceremony Masterclass

Building on structure and content, delve deeper to more courageously craft your language and approach to create healing ceremonies involving complex and challenging deaths. Recommended only for those who have completed the Consultation & Ceremony Training or the equivalent in-person training with Zenith Virago as it builds on the knowledge gained in those trainings.

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