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This course will explore the different ways that men and boys grieve and common misconceptions. We look at some of the stereotyping and explore ways in which we can frame our bereavement support so that it meets the needs of this group.

23 April 2024: 9.30am - 12.30pm  

18 June 2024: 2pm - 5pm

27 August 2024: 9.30am - 12.30pm  

24 October 2024: 2pm - 5pm

Who should attend?

Anyone who works with boys or men who may be facing a loss or bereavement.

Learning outcomes

You will:

  • Explore how male grief can appear and the stereotypes around men and grief
  • Understand the factors that might affect the way that men grieve
  • Examine the different ways men grieve
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the theories of loss and grief in relation to men
  • Look at different ways to engage men and boys.
  • Gain information about Child Bereavement UK and other support organisations, and resources available.

Cost: £45

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 568908.

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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.