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This practical workshop has been developed using theories of grief and drawing on the experiences of young people. Attendees will explore a range of strategies to support bereaved pupils and develop confidence when talking to young people about death and grief. There will be opportunities to consider procedures within school which promote a bereavement aware culture. This workshop is suitable for all staff working with bereaved pupils in schools.

Places are limited and will be allocated on receipt of completed this form.

Tuesday 14th November 2023: 09.30am - 12.45pm

Cost: Free

This training has been generously funded by a charity donor to enable Child Bereavement UK to offer this workshop free of charge. However places are limited, so please complete the booking form to register.

Who should attend?

This workshop is suitable for all staff working with bereaved pupils in schools including pastoral team members, teaching assistants, teachers, and senior leaders.

Learning outcomes

Attendees will learn more about:

  • The impact of grief including theories of grief
  • Children’s understanding of death
  • Different aspects of bereavement support and creating a supportive environment
  • Developing a bereavement aware culture
  • Strategies to support bereaved pupils and their peers
  • Staff wellbeing

What do attendees say about the training?

100% of previous attendees say they would recommend the workshop to others.

‘Lots of excellent advice, background knowledge and practical tips for use with pupils.’

 ‘Very insightful, relaxed and open.’

 ‘Really helped to build my confidence.’

 ‘Very informative, knowledgeable trainers, discussion with other professionals.’

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 us on 01494 568908.

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