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Hot Topic Webinar February 2022 – Defining and developing the concept of death literacy.

Hot Topic Webinar February 2022 – Defining and developing the concept of death literacy.

4:00PM - 5:00PM Wednesday 23rd February 2022
Registrations for this event are now closed.
Video now available 
Death Literacy is defined as the knowledge and skills that people need to make it possible to gain access to, understand, and make informed choices about end of life and death care options. 

People and communities with high levels of death literacy can put this knowledge into practice. This presentation will invite you to consider the concept of death literacy and how it might apply to your setting and provide a strengths-based framework for supporting patients, families, and their communities. This will include information about the Death Literacy Index, its development and its use.

Dr Kerrie Noonan

Dr Kerrie Noonan is the director of the Death Literacy Institute. She is a clinical psychologist and an adjunct social researcher with the Caring at End of Life Research Group at Western Sydney University. Kerrie was the founding executive director of The GroundSwell Project and national initiatives such as Dying to Know Day, FilmLife Project, and ComComHub. She is active in the Compassionate Communities movement internationally via the Palliative Care Fellowship, and the Bereavement Companion program.


This Hot Topic Webinar will be delivered online -  Link details will be sent to your registered email address 24 hours prior to the event

The Centre is committed to minimising the environmental impact of its education services. We will achieve this by reducing the amount of paper used, as a result presentations will be provided to attendees in a digital format.

For any enquiries, please contact us either by phone at +61 3 9416 0000 or email at centre.palliativecare@svha.org.au.


Cancellation policy: Cancellations of tickets occurring less than seven (7) days prior to an event will incur a 10% administration fee.  Cancellations made less than 72 hours prior to an event will forfeit full payment. Substitutes can be made at any time.




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