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This course will provide you with an understanding of the issues faced by families at the point of diagnosis and how to communicate with confidence, empathy and understanding. 

9 July 2024: 9.30am - 12.30pm 

12 September 2024: 9.30am - 12.30pm

Who should attend?

Suitable for those working in health or social care, and those working with families in children's hospices.

Learning outcomes

You will:

  • Gain a deeper understanding of the issues faced by families from the point of diagnosis.
  • Recognise when and how loss is experienced by families where there is a child or young person with a life-limiting condition and complex needs.
  • Understand anticipatory grief and its impact on the family.
  • Develop your active listening skills and manage challenging conversations.
  • Develop an awareness of the challenges of the work and the importance of looking after yourselves.
  • Gain information about Child Bereavement UK, other similar support organisations and resources.

Cost: £45

We encourage prospective participants to consider their own experience of loss and how it might affect them during training. Our training is not usually suited to anyone who has suffered a recent, significant personal loss or bereavement.

For further information please email: [email protected] or call 01494 568908 .

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