Working with bereaved teenagers

February 7, 2019 10:00 am
07/02/2019
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

Unum offices
35 Livery St,
Birmingham
B3 2PB

Fee

£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

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.

“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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