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NYSFDA is committed to providing state-of-the-art education and training opportunities to New York State’s funeral services professionals. Our Webinar Series provides regularly-scheduled training sessions to help licensed funeral directors fulfill Continuing Education requirements and mandatory OSHA training. Webinars cover a range of topics, ensuring members stay on top of their profession. 

Mark Your Calendar: 2021 Webinar Schedule

April 21 @ 1-3pm: Succession Planning & Key Factors to Consider When Selling (or Buying) a Funeral Home
Presenters: Kathy Williams & Melissa Messina, American Funeral Consultants
Fee: FREE for NYSFDA members | $199/non-member
: This presentation will focus on the critical aspects of effective succession planning. It will include a discussion about “grooming” your business for a potential sale and will address the considerations involved in the transaction process. It will also delve into the “flip side” of purchasing a business, including evaluating the suitability and preparedness of a potential buyer, locating a funeral home, affordability of a purchase, obtaining financing, and other such practical aspects involved in working through a transaction.

Registration is now open

May 19 @ 1-2pm: Helping Parents and Families After the Death of a Child
Presenter: David Roberts
Fee: FREE for NYSFDA members | $199/non-member
Description: This training is designed to provide an overview of the challenges that parents and families face following the death of a child, as well as a framework to best help and support parents and families.

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June 16 @ 1-2pm: Funeral Service Compliance 101
Presenter: Mike Lanotte, NYSFDA
Fee: FREE for NYSFDA members | $199/non-member
Description: This session will review the most frequently asked compliance questions to ensure funeral homes are providing legal and ethical service to their families.

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Please note, webinars are considered LIVE CEU credits. 

Help us help you! If multiple people from your funeral firm are looking for credit for any of the webinars offered, everyone should register individually. This will help NYSFDA process credits even faster, ensuring your profiles are up-to-date. Many thanks in advance for your help!

*Please note, each course can only be taken once per biennium.

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