Working with bereaved teenagers

April 23, 2018 10:00 am
23/04/2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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This training course is now fully booked, thank you for your interest in this day. Please sign-up to our training email list if you would like to be kept up-to-date with other training days as they are announced.


Understand more about teenagers’ responses to grief to help you communicate with them and provide appropriate support.

Learning outcomes

  • explore the world of the teenager and develop a deeper understanding of the struggles teenagers face
  • gain an understanding of the theories of loss and mourning in relation to teenagers
  • recognise the diverse needs of bereaved teenagers
  • explore our own experiences of loss and how it impacts on us when we observe the grief of others
  • identify ways to encourage emotional literacy in adolescents
  • gain information about Child Bereavement UK, other similar support organisations and resources available.

Who should attend

This training is for all professionals who encounter bereaved teenagers in the course of their work, whether in the statutory or voluntary sector.

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Venue

St Oswald’s Hospice
Regent Avenue
Gosforth
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE3 1EE

Fee

£90. Fees for participants include course materials, a CPD certificate of attendance, refreshments and light lunch. Thanks to St Oswald’s Hospice for providing the training venue for this workshop.

Book your place

This training course is now fully booked, thank you for your interest in this day. Please sign-up to our training email list if you would like to be kept up-to-date with other training days as they are announced.

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 feel that this has enabled me to feel more confident when working with teens dealing with bereavement. It was good to hear the experiences of others in the group.” Family support worker – children’s hospice

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