Children and young people – loss, death and grief

April 3, 2019 10:00 am
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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This day is now FULLY BOOKED. Our next run of this course will be on 12th June in W Yorks.
Enhance your understanding of grieving children and young people, whilst building your confidence in communicating with them.

Learning outcomes

  • gain understanding of a child’s perception of death
  • gain an understanding of the theory of loss and mourning in relation to children and young people
  • identify an awareness of our own needs as professional carers and explore ways to support ourselves and our colleagues
  • recognise the diverse needs of bereaved children and young people, and the importance of advocacy
  • gain information about Child Bereavement UK, other similar support organisations and resources available.

Who should attend?

This day is for all professionals who come into contact with bereaved children and young people in the course of their work, whether in the statutory or voluntary sector.

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Pullman Room
Best Western Station Hotel
49 Lovers Walk
Dumfries and Galloway


£50. Fees for participants include course materials, a CPD certificate of attendance, refreshments and light lunch. We would like to thank the Scottish Government for kindly supporting this training day.

Book your place

This day is now FULLY BOOKED. Our next run of this course will be on 12th June in W Yorks.
We encourage prospective participants to consider their own experience of loss and how it might affect them during training. Generally speaking, our training is not usually suited to anyone who has suffered a recent, significant personal loss or bereavement.

For further information please email the Training Department or call us on 01494 568909.

I have much greater knowledge on a child’s emotional states/reactions. The support strategies for each developmental stage was really helpful.” SENCO Assistant

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