Four-day, intensive training program approved for 30 continuing education hours in Sedona, Arizona. Compassionate Bereavement Care Certification® is brought to you in partnership from the MISS Foundation , Center for Loss & Trauma, and Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Family Trust Visit Sedona! – Video {Main Certification Page} {About the Course} {Course Schedule} {Apply} {Travel Info} {FAQs} {People Are […]

Selah: Pause, Reflect, Discover Meaning Fully Inhabited Grief: A contemplative retreat for traumatic bereavement March 28-31, 2019 in breathtaking Sedona, Arizona Come, rest, breathe, just be… Our beloved dead remain a part of us always. That means grief remains a part of us, and so does love. – Joanne Cacciatore Retreat Agenda Join Us Every Morning […]

Please save the date – June 2-June 9, 2019 – for CBC-Y at Sedona Mago Retreat Center! The Compassionate Bereavement Care-Yoga Provider (CBC-Y®) brings together the ancient and time-tested teachings of yoga with the most current research in traumatic grief to help yoga teachers who want to work, mindfully and gently, with the traumatically bereaved. In this 7-day […]

Angels, Asana & Ale will take place on Saturday, January 26th, 2019 at Four Peaks Brewery Wilson Tap Room from 3:30 p.m-9 p.m. Tickets for the event are now on sale! Proceeds benefit the MISS Foundation’s Selah House. For more information about the event, please visit this link:  

Arizonal Channel 3TV/CBS 5 recently covered the Selah Carefarm in Cornville, AZ which was started in 2017 by the MISS Foundation’s founder Dr. Joanne Cacciatore as a way to help grieving families suffering from traumatic loss.  “This is a place where people can come and feel whatever they feel without apology,” Cacciatore said in the new […]

Bearing the Unbearable: Love, loss and the heartbreaking path of grief, authored by the founder of the MISS Foundation and Associate Professor at Arizona State University, Dr. Joanne Cacciatore, has won the 2017 Indies Book of the Year Award in the self-help category. The book is a brave, tender look at traumatic grief and helps […]

Our next Compassionate Bereavement Care Training and Certification Program for providers will be held Sept. 20-23rd, 2018 at Los Abrigados Resort in Sedona AZ. To apply, please visit this link:  

The MISS Foundation would like to offer a huge thanks to Jen and Rodger Huberty, event organizers for Angels, Asana and Ale 2018 at Four Peaks Brewery in Tempe AZ on January 20th. The event raised much-needed funds for the Selah House Carefarm. We will provide details soon about the amount of money raised in […]

Join us on Saturday, January 20th at 4:30 p.m. for Angels, Asana & Ale in Tempe, AZ benefiting the MISS Foundation’s Selah House.  There will be fabulous auction items to bid on. To find out more about this wonderful event, please visit our event page at You do not have to attend to support the event.