A two-day course which aims to provide participants with an in-depth understanding of the facilitation process, with the skills needed to facilitate groups and to provide constructive feedback
The course is highly experiential, with the second day focusing on the particular dynamics of dealing with grief and bereavement and the loss of a baby or child.
- To enhance participants' knowledge of the role of the facilitator and the distinction between training and facilitation
- To recognise how to give and receive constructive feedback
- To identify what is meant by group dynamics and the skills required for effective facilitation
- To have experience of facilitating a small group
- To recognise the particular issues arising when facilitating a group looking at loss and grief
- To identify your own particular behaviour patterns in group situations and to recognise how this may impact on facilitative style
- To recognise the importance of self support and explore and experience ways to support ourselves and our colleagues
- To gain information about Child Bereavement UK and other support organisations, and resources available
Who Should Attend?
Suitable for anyone involved in leading groups of any size around bereavement, whether professional, educational, parent support groups or for professional training and development
When & Where
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.