18 June 2020, London
10.00 - 16.00 (registration at 9.30)

This course has been postponed but we hope to reschedule it in the near future.


A multi-disciplinary masterclass to help you reflect on how best to apply theoretical principles and understanding to your work with traumatically bereaved children and young people.

Target audience – Professionals working in a therapeutic context with traumatically bereaved children and young people.

Entry-level requirements –  Delegates must have attended a Child Bereavement UK workshop in the last five years, or provide evidence of having attended a recognised bereavement training course.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this Masterclass, participants will have:-

  • Consider how to use psychological theory to better understand the challenges faced by traumatically bereaved children and young people.
  • Reflect on actual casework and consider how psychological theory could and should affect practice.
  • Raise awareness of the challenges of applying relevant psychological theory to real-world situations.
  • Learn how to be able to predict and anticipate difficulties working with traumatically bereaved children and young people 
  • Develop strategies to help you overcome potential difficulties in this work.
  • Gain constructive feedback and reflections from your peers and facilitator.



Book your place 

To book your place, please complete the booking form and return to the Training Department or call us on 01494 568911.


David Trickey works as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist in the Specialist Trauma and Maltreatment Services at the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families, London (AFNCCF). He has specialised in working with traumatised children, young people and their families since 2000 and is the co-director of the UK Trauma Council. He continues to focus on direct clinical work and the supervision of other clinicians working with traumatised children and young people. 

David regularly offers training and consultation, presents at international conferences, and supervises doctoral research. He acts as an expert witness in civil and criminal cases in the area of children and trauma. In all of his roles, he draws heavily on the published research literature, to which he has made a contribution.