Raven Plume Consulting

Ben Schmidt

After spending seven years in the Navy, Ben left to pursue his education, receiving  Bachelor’s degrees in both Natural Science and Psychology from Thomas Edison State University. After working as a social worker at a residential facility for handicapped children, Ben enrolled at Worsham College of Mortuary Science, graduating in 2011 and earning his Funeral Director and Embalmer License. After four years in the field, and earning his Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership, Ben returned to Worsham College where he is the Lead Instructor teaching embalming, restorative art, funeral directing, and funeral service history. He also oversees the embalming, restorative art, and anatomy labs. In addition to his duties at the college, and at Raven Plume Consulting, he is the co-author of the textbook Creating Natural Form: Restorative Art Theory and Application, the co-creator of the MorTraqr task tracking app, and host of The Funeral Science Podcast. 


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Co-author Creating Natural Form: Restorative Art Theory and Application
Ben Schmidt
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