Supporting bereaved children and young people with additional needs

June 20, 2018 10:00 am
20/06/2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This course is now fully booked, thank you for your interest. We will next be running this day on 4 December in Glasgow.

If you are interested in attending this type of training but can’t attend these sessions, we can we keep in touch with you, just by email, to give you updates about our upcoming training, special events and conferences. If you wish to receive these please sign-up online.


Develop confidence and understanding with new skills and resources to appropriately support bereaved children and young people with learning disabilities.

Learning outcomes

  • gain an understanding of the perception of death for a child or a young person with learning difficulties and Autistic Spectrum Disorders
  • gain an understanding of theories of loss and mourning in relation to children or young people with learning difficulties and Autistic Spectrum Disorders
  • develop greater confidence in providing support and communication about death with children or young people with learning difficulties and Autistic Spectrum Disorders
  • identify the importance of, and gain skills in, helping children with learning difficulties and Autistic Spectrum Disorders find ways to express themselves and their feelings
  • identify an awareness of our own needs as professional carers and explore ways to support ourselves, and our colleagues
  • gain information about Child Bereavement UK, other similar support organisations and resources available.

Who should attend?

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.

Download the course flyer

Venue

Child Bereavement UK
Suite 1, Victoria Buildings
High Street
Runcorn
Cheshire
WA7 1QS

Fee

£120. Fees for participants include course materials, a CPD certificate of attendance, refreshments and light lunch.

Book your place

This course is now fully booked, thank you for your interest. We will next be running this day on 4 December in Glasgow.

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.

If you are interested in attending this type of training but can’t attend these sessions, we can we keep in touch with you, just by email, to give you updates about our upcoming training, special events and conferences. If you wish to receive these please sign-up online.