Industry Events

Facilitator Training for Suicide and Substance Use Bereavement Support Groups

May 3-4, 2023 | 6 CEUs available

As the nationwide suicide and opioid epidemics continued to shatter families in the U.S., need for support groups to help survivors is growing. To address this need, the NYS Tribute Foundation has developed a training program for individuals to learn how to establish a support group dedicated to those bereaved by suicide or substance use death. For program details and to register, visit

Celebrant Training

October 10-12, 2023 | 6 CEUs (NYS) available

The NYS Tribute Foundation, in partnership with NYSFDA, is once again offering a multi-state Certified Celebrant Training at the NYSFDA headquarters building in Albany. Professionals from CT, MA, NJ and PA are also invited to attend. This training is specifically designed for anyone interested in understanding the process of the funeral service and learning how to personalize and design meaningful funerals or tributes. For more details and to register, visit