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This course provides an overview of bereavement specifically for professionals working in the education sector. The content includes children’s understanding of death; models of grief; managing grief in school; bereavement policies and procedures; and strategies for support and staff wellbeing.

4 September 2024: 2pm - 3.30pm

15 November 2024: 9am - 10.30am

14 January 2025: 3.30pm - 5pm

Who should attend?

Suitable for professionals working in schools, nurseries, colleges and other education settings.

Learning outcomes

  • An overview of grief and bereavement
  • Children's understanding of death
  • Models of grief and an understanding of children’s responses
  • Factors affecting grief
  • Practical ideas for managing a child’s responses to their grief
  • Creating a bereavement aware culture; policies and procedures
  • Local and national pathways for support.

Cost: £22.15

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 the Training Department or call us on 01494 568908.

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