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This course explores traumatic bereavement in children and young people and considers what helps in their grief and when additional support might be required.

15 August 2024: 9.30am - 12.30pm

10 December 2024: 2pm - 5pm

Who should attend?

All those whose work brings them into contact with grieving children and young people who have experienced a traumatic bereavement.

Learning outcomes

You will:

  • Increase understanding of the nature of traumatic bereavement
  • Develop greater awareness of the initial support that can be helpful in response to trauma.
  • Increase your awareness of the impact of trauma on grieving.
  • Develop greater confidence in identifying children and young people who may require additional support because of their response to trauma
  • Increase your awareness of services that can offer specialist support.
  • Increase your awareness of your own needs as a professional carer, and explore ways to support ourselves and  our colleagues
  • 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. 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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