Develop understanding of the facilitation process, the skills needed and how to provide constructive feedback when leading a bereavement group.
This two-day non-residential course which is highly experiential, with the second day focusing on the dynamics of dealing with grief and bereavement and the loss of a baby or child.
- enhance participants’ knowledge of the role of the facilitator and the distinction between training and facilitation
- recognise how to give and receive constructive feedback
- identify what is meant by group dynamics and the skills required for effective facilitation
- have experience of facilitating a small group
- recognise the issues arising when facilitating a group looking at loss and grief
- identify your own behaviour patterns in group situations and to recognise how this may impact on facilitation style
- recognise the importance of self-support and explore and experience ways to support ourselves and our colleagues
- 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.
“I will now be more conscious of the role of the facilitator. Thank you so much for the most informative course.” Course delegate
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Child Bereavement UK
Child Bereavement UK is recognised as the UK's leading provider of training for professionals working with bereaved families across the UK.
We support families and educate professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement.
Currently the charity trains around 8,000 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 and family bereavement support in locations around the UK.