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2019 Vancouver BC: Sacred Passage: End of Life Doula Certificate Program - Phase 1: Oct 9-11, 2019 | Phase 2: Jan 27-31, 2020

Tarron Estes Conscious Dying Institute

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Save $400 Off Full Price! | Sacred Passage: End of Life Doula Certificate Program price $2595.00 (all prices USD)
2019 Vancouver, BC: Sacred Passage: End Of Life Doula Certificate | Phase 1: October 9-11, 2019 | Phase 2: January 27-31, 2020
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2019 Vancouver, BC: Sacred Passage: End Of Life Doula Certificate | Phase 1: October 9-11, 2019 | Phase 2: January 27-31, 2020
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Sacred Passage Guidance: End of Life Doula Certificate offering 66 Continuing Nursing Education (CNEs)

PHASE 1: October 9-11, 2019

PHASE 2: January 27-31, 2020     Vancouver, BC  Canada

Unlike Most End of Life Doula Trainings, This Certificate offers three Distinct Programs in One:

  1. Phase 1: Conscious Dying Practices of Awakening NOW for Self Reflection, Healing, Care
  2. Between Phase 1 & 2: Virtual Format "Best Three Months: End of Life Coaching and Care Planning"
  3. Phase 2: 5 Domains Of Life Healing Modality Practices

What is this training? Who is it for? What does it do?

Be Whole | Be Held | Be Healing

The Sacred Passage: End of Life Doula Certificate Program prepares caregivers from all disciplines and care settings to befriend death, surrender and trust deeply in each moment and restore death to its sacred place in the beauty, mystery and celebration of life. It builds communities of care and healing, benefiting all those involved in care at end of life.

Conscious Dying Education's result is transformational for everyone.  It changes end of life care by transforming caregivers, preparing caregivers to be authentically present, communicate with vulnerability, honesty, and compassion and give comforting healing vs curative (medical, technical) care to anyone, regardless of health status.

Each of us is a whole being composed of shared and unique spiritual, emotional, physical intellectual, and practical human needs which come to the forefront during end of life transitions. This program restores our true purpose and our capacity to attend with wholeness, care and love in all domains of life.  It renews the innate healing gifts and talents of caregivers, making it natural and easy to offer Whole Being Care. How does this happen?

Caregivers receive nurturance and emotional and spiritual attention needed to experience their own healing that increases self-care and self-love. The transpersonal, experiential learning modalities and practices offered in the program bring the caregiver into a deeper understanding of and peace with his or her own mortality. After all, it is hard to comfort the dying if we haven’t faced our own fear.  From this place of greater self-understanding and self care, there is a far greater capacity for holding one another, listening attentively, being open and honest, communicating honestly and compassionately so that we can face death, experience forgiveness and increase love.

Through live music, restorative and releasing “practices for death”, visioning for Best Three Months of Life, community and individual grief and forgiveness rituals, participants heal their own sense of separation and isolation from life. Faith in life is renewed, loving relationships restored, and the experience of the transformative healing potential of death is grounded and embodied in each graduate.

Start with the End in Mind: Intentional Designs For Deathing

Create Rites of Passage and Meaning in End of Life Journey

How we die is our last and long lasting living legacy. How we die is a mirror to those left behind about what became possible in our lifetime. What if we could be supported to enter this process as a Hero's Journey? What if we partner with families and patients to create rites of passage worthy of their lives?  By focusing on the end and talking about death, we discover what matters most in life NOW. We understand our true nature, our enduring values and life priorities so that they can be fulfilled before we die.

Graduates of our Sacred Passage: End Of Life Doula Certificate Program support families and patients not only to talk about death. They build trusting relationships, design “Best Life Care” plans, and offer comfort care matching those plans before, during and after death. We learn to sit vigil and support families and patients to focus on what matters most- guided by the wishes of patients and families.

What is a Sacred Passage Doula?

Sacred Passage End of Life Doulas are frontline caregivers who offer comforting care alongside the medical or hospice care patients and families receive. They fill the “Care Gap” families face whether at home or in healthcare settings. They create loving relationships and healing environments, becoming an active part of the transition process. Sacred Passage End of Life Doulas work individually or in teams around the clock at bedside before, nearing, and during death. Their compassionate presence increases quality life moments of the families and patients they serve. Their presence at bedside assures that families and loved ones can focus on what is most important throughout the dying process.

Phase 1 Program:

  1. Moving from curative care to healing care
  2. Creating vitality instead of physical exhaustion
  3. Offering supported conversations instead of challenging topics
  4. Making space for beauty-filled visions and Best Life Care plans instead of unexpressed wishes
  5. Transmuting unexpressed feelings into life satisfaction and completion

Phase 2 Program: 

  1. Implement complementary therapies in 5 domains of life: Spiritual, Emotional, Physical, Life Review, After Death Care
  2. Create caring healing environments for patients and staff
  3. Create caring healing relationships that nurture self and others
  4. Create caring communication and conversational confidence with staff, residents, patients and families regarding care choices at end of life
  5. Facilitate sharing of stories of grief, loss, miracles, mysteries and unexplainable events with family, staff, and patients
  6. Administer life completion practices including forgiveness, gratitude, legacy, grief work. 

 Graduates will be able to implement the Conscious Dying Principles and Practices:

  1. Increase beauty, pleasure, contentment
  2. Provide emotional and spiritual support
  3. Initiate conversations about the dying process
  4. How and when to practice self care to reduce burnout and emotional fatigue
  5. Demystify the stages of the dying process
  6. Acknowledge mysteries, miracles, and unexplained events
  7. Learn how to be with intense emotions, in self and others
  8. How to honor other’s beliefs without them threatening your own
  9. Be a Steward of a conscious death
  10. Attend at bedside so that no one dies alone

The regular Canadian program price is  $2595.00 USD, comparable to the US program price of $2995 USD. Early registration discounts and payment options are available. 

If you would like more information:

Refund/Cancellation Policy:  No refunds. All prices are in USD. A minimum non-refundable deposit of $595.00 is required to register for all ticket types. If for any reason you need to cancel your attendance for this event, we will happily reschedule for another program within 12 calendar months.

Have questions about 2019 Vancouver BC: Sacred Passage: End of Life Doula Certificate Program - Phase 1: Oct 9-11, 2019 | Phase 2: Jan 27-31, 2020? Contact Tarron Estes Conscious Dying Institute

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Centre for Peace
1825 West 16th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V6J 2M3


Tarron Estes Conscious Dying Institute

Tarron Estes, Founder of Conscious Dying Institute,
is an Associate Clinical Faculty with the Watson Caring Science Institute of Boulder, Colorado. She is a lead facilitator for the Human Caring Program, a Caring Science healing modality training for medical professionals in large systems such as Kaiser Permanente and the Veterans Administration Medical Systems. 

She is a healing artist and transformational learning facilitator for individuals, families and organizations. She has taught internationally in Cambodia and Thailand as Yoga Master & Healing Artist in Residence at the Hotel de la Paix and Anantara Resorts. Her specialization is transformational learning, an experiential education model that unites personal development
at the deepest healing levels with organizational development at system-wide levels to produce life transformation for individuals, families, and clinical professionals, as well as culture change for organizations.

Her vision is two fold:

  1. To create sustainable lifestyle communities that include “Portal Life Transitions Centers” where people live and die in beautiful healing environments and Caring Healing Consciousness.
  2. To deliver Conscious Dying Education through the country training 10,000 Sacred Passage Guides who practice comforting care across all health care settings and increase the number of people receiving the healing care they want and need during end of life.


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