Aim of the workshop
To enable doulas to develop the knowledge, insight and skills to provide high quality, sensitive care to parents who experience the death of a baby, before, during or shortly after birth.
At the end of this session participants will be able to:
Identify the unique impact of grief in relation to pregnancy loss and the death of a baby for parents and their families.
Identify, develop and use techniques to deliver bad news and communicate sensitively and effectively with bereaved parents.
Understand the choices available to parents after the death of their baby and support them in making their decisions.
Recognise the impact of pregnancy loss and the death of a baby on doulas and be able to access available support.
Recognise the importance of on-going support for bereaved parents and the potential impact of their loss on all subsequent pregnancies.
About the workshop
Each workshop is run by a skilled facilitator who uses film, audio clips, presentation, discussion, reflection and group exercises to enable participants to develop the knowledge, insight and skills to provide high quality, sensitive care to parents whose baby dies, either before, during or shortly after birth.
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Registration starts at 9:00 and the workshop begins at 9:30
Feedback from previous workshop participants
“Very good day, nice break for group activities and I have learnt plenty of new information that I can take with me in my role and personal life.” Doula, Goodwin Development Trust, 26th March 2015
“Brilliant opportunity, amazing support and a privilege to be part of and offered the training. Has made a huge difference to my support.” Doula, Goodwin Development Trust, 26th March 2015
- The course has limited availability, so please book early to avoid disappointment
- Lunch and refreshments will be provided to all participants. If you have any dietary requirements please contact us beforehand on the email below
Course fees are not refundable for cancellations within 14 days of the workshop. If you have to cancel more than 14 days in advance, we will refund your booking fee OR give you a place on a future course. You may nominate another person to take your place.
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