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FirstLight National Bereavement Conference 2017
Thu 9 March 2017, 09:00 – 17:00 GMT
The conference will explore the impact of a sudden death of a young person. Suddenly bereaved parents and families have families have specific needs in terms of support; this conference will explore the implications of a sudden death and the emotional and practical supports that should be available for people who have been bereaved in this way regardless of the circumstances of death. Expert speakers will give their insights as how best to respond in the event of a sudden loss of a child. In addition, the conference will also cover what supports First Light can offer these families. There will be dedicated coffee breaks for networking and collaboration.
Who Should Attend?
This conference is relevant for any organisations or individuals working with people affected by a sudden bereavement or the sudden death of a child or young person, including health professionals, teachers, gardai, paramedics, chaplains, social workers, and bereavement and family workers.