The Association for Death Education and Counseling® offers a two-level certification program for thanatology professionals. This program protects the public by creating a standard for thanatology practice while it helps professionals develop and demonstrate their mastery of knowledge of thanatology and thanatology-related issues.
ADEC offers Certification in Thanatology and Fellow in Thanatology. Recipients of ADEC certification are required to undergo the recertification process every three years.
ADEC Certification Deadlines:
Application Deadline – September 17, 2013
CT®/FT® Examination – November 2, 2013
Learn more about ADEC Certification:
View a list of individuals who currently hold Certification in Thanatology.
View a list of individuals who are currently Fellows in Thanatology.
See the Educational Events page for listings of courses and conferences in thanatology.
For additional certification information, including fees for
CT®, FT® and recertification,
ADEC's Administrative Director at email@example.com.
Updated: December 27, 2011