Culture and customs – pathways alongside our grief

Our culture and customs offer structure to the behaviours we share and with them being intertwined by faith and intergenerational meaning, they can play an essential role in supporting us navigate the death of a loved one.

This course will discuss;

  • Culture, ceremony and ritual around death; from global to local  
  • Why is ritual and ceremony important to our grief?
  • Faith and no faith
  • Resources and risks to our grief journeys
  • Nature and beyond
  • Contemporary rituals
  • Future directions


Cruse Scotland utilises our learning content flexibly and efficiently to match your needs and we offer content across two learning environments; delivering this training either in person or online, for up to 12 delegates at a time.

All courses are delivered by one of our Training Team, who are professional trainers specialising in mental health, bereavement and trauma.

Grief health warning: The content of this course discusses the experience of grief – participants who identify as actively grieving following a bereavement in the last six months are asked to consider their wellbeing needs before attending.


Online learning through video conferencing offers a time focused session of 2.5 hours, or we can provide an in-person session which explores themes and content in more depth over a day in your workplace.


Each course, whether online or in person, is priced for up to 12 delegates attending.

Public & Private Sector

  • £1,000 for an online session
  • £1,200 for in-person training

Third Sector

  • £600 for an online session
  • £800 for in-person training

To book or for further enquiries:

Please don't hesitate to get in touch with us to learn more or make a booking

T: 01738 444178

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