Working with bereaved teenagers

September 28, 2017 10:00 am
28/09/2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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

Carnegie Conference Centre
Halbeath Road
Dunfermline
Fife
KY11 8DY

Fee

£45. 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.

“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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