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This 3-hour interactive online workshop will explore the impact of the death of a child on a family, building confidence and skills in communicating with and supporting families bereaved of a child.

22 September 2022: 14.00 - 17.00

3 November 2022: 09.30 - 12.30

Who should attend?

All those whose work involves interaction with parents and families experiencing the death of a child.

Learning outcomes

You will:

  • Explore the impact on the family unit when a child dies.
  • Recognise physical and emotional reactions to grief.
  • Be aware of the incidence of child death and what research tells us about its impact.
  • Gain an understanding of what parents may need when faced with the death of their child, and increased confidence in offering support appropriate to their needs.
  • Explore the considerations around communicating with a dying child.
  • Relate theories of grief to the experiences of the bereaved parents you encounter.
  • Develop your self-awareness in relation to loss, grief and bereavement, and the impact of a child’s death on you as a professional.
  • Consider ways to support yourself and your colleagues.
  • 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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