Working with bereaved teenagers

February 7, 2019 10:00 am
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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This course is now FULLY BOOKED. Places are available for this workshop in
Glasgow 21.03.19 and London 23.05.19

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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Unum offices
35 Livery St,
B3 2PB


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

Book your place

This course is now FULLY BOOKED. Places are available for this workshop in
Glasgow 21.03.19 and London 23.05.19

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.

“The training will help me to engage more confidentiality with bereaved teenagers. It will also be of great benefit in facilitating my role as one of the teachers involved in working with young carers within the school community.” Secondary School Teacher

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