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Moving Through and Moving On - Helping Children to Grieve

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Derby Moor Academy

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Littleover

Derby

DE23 2FS

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Talking to children about loss, death and grief is hard. This workshop gives you the confidence to have these discussions.

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"Moving Through and Moving On-Helping Children to Grieve"

Bereavement is challenging enough as an adult, but explaining such endings to children can be difficult, especially when they very young, as we have little understanding about how they perceive concepts like death. Whether a child is bereaved of a significant person or a beloved pet, knowing what to say and how to help is not easy, especially because their loss is often our loss, and dealing with own grief, as well as helping children with theirs makes it especially painful.

We naturally want to protect children from feelings such as sadness and fear that arise from death, and may thus avoid discussing their loss with them, but many bereaved children desperately need to talk. When we don't meet this need, we can inadvertently express that we are too vulnerable ourselves to help; in turn amplifying; rather than reducing their anguish.

Bereavement can be a long journey and-uncomfortable as it may be for us-helping a child to heal and ‘move on’ means firstly acknowledging the depth of their grief and being by their side as they ‘move through’ it.

This essential session explains how children at different developmental stages process the concept of death, and explores the language you can use to support them. With practical ideas to help, we will explain what you can-and must-do to support your child (and yourself!); enabling them to process their grief, accept their loss, and to start re-build emotional strength."

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