Are you ready to heed the call to be with dying?

Apply to join us for this engaging and comprehensive course that will walk you through the emotional, practical, legal and spiritual aspects of being with dying. Let's walk each other home.

  • 1

    What is this course about?

    • A message from your instructor about the course

    • How to get started!

  • 2

    Module 1: The Role of a Death Doula

    • Module 1.1 Video

  • 3

    Module 2: Conscious Dying

    • Module 2: Conscious Dying

  • 4

    Module 3: The Art of Medicine

    • Module 3: The Art of Medicine featuring Dr. Tammi Harris

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    Module 4: The Death of the Body

    • Module 4: The Death of the Body featuring Dr. Nathan Riley and Death Doula Elizabeth Erbrecht

  • 6

    Module 5: Natural Death Care

    • Module 5: Natural Death Care featuring Demonstration

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    Module 6: The Funeral Industry and Home Funerals

    • Module 6: The Funeral Industry and Home Funerals featuring Death Doula Michelle Acciavatti and former Mortician Jacqui Ruiz

  • 8

    Module 7: Legacy, Ritual, and Meaning Making

    • Module 7: Legacy, Ritual, and Meaning Making featuring Death Doula and Oral Historian EE Miller

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    Module 8: Advance Directives and End of Life Decisions

    • Module 8: Advance Directives and End of Life Decisions featuring Death Doula and former Hospice Chaplin Jill Schock

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    Module 9: Beyond the Advance Directive: Advance Planning

    • Module 9: Advance Planning featuring Estate Planning Attorney Janice Shen

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    Module 10: Wrapping Up Affairs

    • Module 10: Wrapping Up Affairs with a special download of the Going with Grace Guide to Completion e-workbook

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    Module 11: Bereavement and Burnout

    • Module 11: Bereavement and Burnout featuring Grief Counselor Claire Bidwell Smith

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    Module 12: Business Building and Self-Care

    • Module 12: Business Building and Self-Care

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    Wrapping Up

    • Wrapping Up

Pricing options

There are 2 options for enrollment, both with 3 and 6 month payment plans available. •For $1295, you will be working on a self-directed basis, with complete access to videos, exercises, and assignments to be completed in your own time at your pace. •For $1695, you will work in a group setting with other students and directly with your instructor Alua who will offer feedback, live chats, and discussion groups.

  • Free

    Create an account to access the free preview. Watch a free partial lesson in Module 1, and see what you will uncover in each module.

    Free Preview

Begin walking your journey supporting people through death with your instructor Alua Arthur and other experts in the end of life field.

Meet your instructor

Alua Arthur

Founder, Going with Grace

Alua Arthur is a death doula, recovering attorney, and the founder of Going with Grace, an end-of-life planning and death doula training organization that exists to support people as they answer the question, “What must I do to be at peace with myself so that I may live presently and die gracefully?” Going with Grace works every day to improve and redefine the end-of-life experience for marginalized communities. Alua was a keynote speaker at EndWell 2019, and has been featured in the LA Times, Vogue, Refinery29, The Doctors, and InStyle. She is inspired by the gift of LIFE itself and is always on the quest for the best donuts!