Creative ways of working with bereaved children

October 25, 2018 10:00 am
25/10/2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Explore creative ways of helping children express themselves and communicate when someone important in their life is dying or has died.

Learning outcomes

  • identify the importance of helping children find ways to express themselves and their feelings
  • explore and develop self-awareness and support for ourselves
  • gain an understanding of the theories of loss and grief in relation to children
  • experience creative ways of helping children and families
  • learn from others on the workshop, sharing examples of their work
  • gain information about Child Bereavement UK, other similar support organisations and resources available.

Who should attend?

This day is suitable for all those whose work or volunteering includes contact with families where children are bereaved in the social services, education, health or voluntary sector. Prior to attending, participants should have foundation level of knowledge around grief and loss with some experience.

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Location

Clyde Room, Hamilton Townhouse
102 Cadzow Street
Hamilton
South Lanarkshire
ML3 6HH

Fee

£55. Fees for participants include course materials, a CPD certificate of attendance, refreshments and light lunch. We would like to thank the Scottish Government for supporting this training day.

Book your place

Please book your place online, or if you wish to pay on invoice, please complete and return our course booking form.

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

This is the best course I have been on! It’s made me feel confident with how to deal with a child with bereavement, and think about my practice. It’s given me lots of ideas to pass on to help support him, while giving me ideas of what to do in class.” Class teacher – Year 4

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