Who should attend?

Suitable for anyone working in the health and social care sector and those working with families in children's hospices

12 January 2022: 09.00 – 12.00  

This 3 hour interactive online workshop will provide you with an understanding of the issues faced by families at the point of diagnosis and how to communicate with them with confidence empathy and understanding. 

Learning Outcomes

You will:

  • To gain a deeper understanding of the issues faced by families from the point of diagnosis
  • To be able to 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
  • To understand anticipatory grief and its impact on the family
  • To develop your active listening skills and manage challenging conversations
  • To 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



Book your place

Please book your place here.

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 568925.

Keep in Touch

If you are interested in attending this type of training but can’t attend these sessions, we can we keep in touch with you, just by email, to give you updates about our upcoming training, special events and conferences. If you wish to receive these please sign-up online.