To provide an opportunity for the participants to explore the impact that pregnancy loss and the death of a baby can have on the family, and to identify the communication skills required, as outlined in 'Pregnancy Loss and Death of a Baby: Guidelines for Professionals' 3rd edition Schott, Henley & Kohner: Sands 2007
• to explore and develop self-awareness in relation to loss
• to recognise physical and emotional reactions to grief, including gender issues
• to identify the potential impact on a couple's relationship
• to identify the importance of robust bereavement policies and care pathways
• to gain an understanding of how to enhance the care and support offered
• to relate theories of grief to practices in the workplace
• to gain insight into differing beliefs and cultures
• to explore and experience ways to support ourselves and our colleagues
• to gain information about Child Bereavement UK, other similar support
organisations and resources available
Who Should Attend?
In introductory workshop for all those whose work brings them into contact with families grieving the loss of a baby through miscarriage, termination due to fetal anomaly, stillbirth or neonatal death
"I feel much more confident to talk, start the conversation about the loss a family has had"
(Fees for participants include course materials, CPD certificate of attendance, refreshments and light lunch) - £120.
Child Bereavement UK
Child Bereavement UK is the UK’s leading charity that supports families and educates professionals both when a child dies and when a child is bereaved. Currently the charity trains around 5,000 professionals each year across health care, social care, education, the emergency services and the voluntary sector. It also provides a national support and information service, award-winning resources, an interactive website with an online forum for bereaved families, and Buckinghamshire-based family bereavement support.