Grief and bereavement in schools

March 21, 2019 10:00 am
21/03/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Develop the skills, knowledge, understanding and confidence to support pupils in your school who are experiencing loss and grief.

Learning outcomes

  • develop an understanding of the impact of loss and grief on children and young people’s physical and emotional health, including their learning
  • gain insight into children and young people’s reactions to loss and grief and how a school might respond in order to meet the needs of grieving pupils
  • acquire ideas for pastoral support appropriate for a primary or secondary school environment
  • devise a framework for an appropriate response to death enabling you to write your own bereavement policy
  • gain information about Child Bereavement UK, other similar  support organisations and resources available.

Each school attending this scheduled workshop will receive a copy of our schools information pack – ‘Supporting bereaved children and young people in school’, which is also available to purchase at £5.00 per pack.

Who should attend?

Suitable for anyone who works in a primary or secondary school, including teachers, head teachers, learning mentors, school nurses, other support staff and governors.

Location

Irwin Mitchell Offices
150 St Vincent Street
Glasgow
G2 5NE

Fee

£90 per delegate. Fees for participants include course materials, a CPD certificate of attendance, refreshments and light lunch. We would like to thank Irwin Mitchell for kindly providing the venue for this training date.

Book your place

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

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.

“An excellent, informative workshop and questions that I had before the workshop have been answered. I feel better equipped to support the child in my class whose mother has recently died. Thank you – I will be recommending to others.” Course delegate

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