To provide an opportunity for participants to explore the impact that pregnancy loss and the death of a baby can have on the family, and to identify the communication skills required, as outlined in 'Pregnancy Loss and Death of a Baby: Guidelines for Professionals' 3rd edition Schott, Henley & Kohner: Sands 2007.
- to explore and develop self-awareness in relation to loss
- to recognise physical and emotional reactions to grief, including gender issues
- to identify the potential impact on a couple's relationship
- to identify the importance of robust bereavement policies and care pathways
- to gain an understanding of how to enhance the care and support offered to siblings
- to relate theories of grief to practices in the workplace
- to gain insight into differing beliefs and cultures
- to explore and experience ways to support ourselves and our colleagues
- to gain information about Child Bereavement UK, other similar
- support organisations and resources available
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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.