Gain a deeper understanding of families’ needs and the difficulties they may face from diagnosis onwards. This training supports Department of Health and Together for Short Lives guidelines.

Learning outcomes

  • gain a deeper understanding of families’ needs
  • identify general family pressures, enabling professionals to facilitate focused support services
  • gain an understanding of parents’ responses to loss and grief before and after their child’s death
  • explore and develop our self-awareness and support for ourselves
  • identify the role of a ‘key worker’ in view of National Service Framework recommendations
  • become familiar with useful tools to aid communication between service providers and families
  • gain information about Child Bereavement UK, other similar support organisations and resources available.

Who should attend?

Suitable for professionals based in the community or in a hospital setting.

I feel better equipped for handling difficult conversations – both with adults, and with children. Course delegate.

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