Join Us for an Upcoming Training Workshop: Sept 5 - 7, 2014






















While Share's primary purpose is to provide support to grieving parents at the time of and/or following the death of a baby, the secondary purpose is to provide information,
education and resources on the needs and rights of bereaved  parents and siblings. The objective is to aid those in the community in their supportive role. In order to meet this
objective, the National Share Office holds a training workshop twice each year to aid those who work with bereaved parents. This workshop is open to anyone who wants to start their own Share Group, hospital chaplains, social workers, counselors, nurses, and bereaved parents. The Sharing and Caring workshop is a weekend-long intensive training that gives anyone who works with the bereaved the tools they need to work with families effectively, run support groups, and gain the support of their hospital staff.


How Do I Register?

Register Online Download a Registration Form


What Topics Are Covered?

Training topics include: Reflections on Perinatal Loss... Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow; Perinatal Grief and Complicating Factors; Difficult Decisions; Caring for Yourself; Establishing a  Hospital Program; Rights of Parents: Choices or Mandates; Cultural and Social Diversity; Memory Making; How to Run an Effective Share Aftercare Program; Companion Program and Fundraising


Are Continuing Education Credits Available?

This activity has been submitted to the Missouri Nurses Association for approval to award nursing contact hours. The Missouri Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

It has also been submitted to the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) for contact hours.

For more information regarding contact hours, please call Share at (636) 947-6164.


How Much Does It Cost?

Fees include all workshop materials and lunch on Friday and Saturday.
1st registrant:                      $500
2nd and 3rd registrants:      $400 each*
Over 3 registrants:              $350 each*

* This discount is available ONLY to registrants attending the same training weekend
  and cannot be split between the Fall and Spring sessions.*

Completed registrations must be received 2 weeks prior to the first day of workshops.  Those registering after the deadline will pay $575 per person and are not eligible to receive the discounted group registration prices.


Workshop Location

St Charles Convention Center
One Convention Center Plaza
St. Charles, MO  63303
636-669-3000

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The workshops will be held at the St. Charles Convention Center, located in St. Charles, Missouri, which is approximately 15 minutes from Lambert St. Louis International Airport.  Please visit their website for more information including maps and directions.


Hotel & Travel Accomodations
While there are many hotels in the area to choose from, we recommend the following:



Embassy Suites
Two Convention Center Plaza
St. Charles, MO  63303
636-946-5544

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The Embassy Suites St. Louis-St. Charles Hotel & Spa is conveniently attached to the St. Charles Convention Center and is just minutes away from Historic Main Street – St. Charles, Ameristar Casino, St. Louis Mills shopping mall and much more.  Rates range between $109-$199 per evening for a standard room.  Please visit their website for more information.



Country Inn & Suites
1190 South Main Street
St. Charles, MO  63301
888-201-1746; 636-724-5555

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Country Inn & Suites is located 5 minutes form the Convention Center in Historic St. Charles, amidst boutique shopping, restaurants and many other popular attractions.  Rooms at a discounted rate are available.  Be sure to mention “National Share” when making your reservation to receive the discounted rate.


Travel Information

You will need to arrange for transportation (rental car, taxi) from Lambert St. Louis International Airport to your hotel. For guests staying at the St. Charles Embassy Suites, a special fare  is available with Yellow Cab Company 636-724-1234.


2014 Upcoming Training
September 5 - 7, 2014

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