Train the Trainer


by International Grief Institute



The average employee works over 40 hours a week, creating a family atmosphere inside the office. These are the people you see nearly every day, people you celebrate success and cry over failure with. These people become your people. And that’s a good thing because studies prove that supportive relationships with coworkers boosts productivity and feelings of well-being in the workplace. But like all families, when one member is shaken by personal tragedy, we’re all affected.

Why it matters

Being underprepared is expensive to employers—to the tune of up to $500 billion in lost productivity every year. On average only 5% of employees use EAPs. People’s well-being are at stake.

Are you looking to make a difference in how we support one another at work?

Learn how to teach employers to create a sustainable culture of support in today's workplace. Taught by some of the best experts in the field, IGI's Train the Trainer certification includes 20 modules that cover core knowledge of grief, resilience, and corporate strategies designed to support employees while decreasing costs associated with absenteeism, reduced productivity, decreased safety, and more. Each 90-minute module is followed by an online exam to test understanding and ensure competency to teach as a certified IGI educator.

What you need:

  • A computer or device with a webcam and mic
  • A desire to make a difference in the lives of others

You’ll learn core strategies designed to:

  • Build a culture of support in the workplace
  • Improve employee safety and minimize risk associated with employee grief
  • Minimize disruption and maximize workflow
  • Update HR bereavement policies & procedures
  • Prepare internal and external communication when disaster strikes an employee
  • Conduct external briefing & internal debriefing
  • Provide a solid understanding of grief's impact in the workplace
  • and more!

You’ll receive:

  • Certification as an IGI Educator
  • Use of the IGI name and permission to teach IGI's Managing Grief in the Workplace curriculum
  • Membership in the private Facebook group for IGI educators in training
  • IGI Managing Grief in the Workplace handbook
  • The ability to teach the IGI curriculum anywhere you want using the IGI name

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