Supervising bereavement work

April 18, 2018 10:00 am
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Develop a greater understanding of the skills needed to supervise practitioners working with bereaved families. The workshop will consider the challenges that supervision can present and provide an opportunity to reflect on experiences.

Learning outcomes

  • provide supervisors with an opportunity to reflect on their experiences of supervising bereavement practitioners
  • reflect on the differences between a bereavement practitioner and supervising bereavement work
  • think about what a bereavement practitioner needs from supervision
  • think about the differences between inexperienced and experienced bereavement practitioners and the challenges for the supervisor
  • think about how the supervisor can provide professional, objective, challenging supervision while also recognising the emotional impact of bereavement work on the practitioner and helping them to maintain resilience
  • awareness and strategies for the supervisee and supervisor maintaining objectivity
  • identifying when a practitioner may need additional support.

Who should attend?

Suitable for anyone who is currently providing supervision in a bereavement setting or for anyone who is considering taking on this role.

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Slater and Gordon offices
58 Mosley Street
M2 3HZ


£90. Fees for participants include course materials, a certificate of attendance, refreshments and light lunch. We would like to thank Slater and Gordon for kindly providing the venue for 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.

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.

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