A multi-disciplinary workshop to provide an opportunity for participants to explore the impact of the death of a child on the family and on us as professionals
• to explore and develop self-awareness in relation to loss
• to recognise physical and emotional reactions to loss
• to identify the potential impact on a couple’s relationship
• to explore women’s and men’s behaviours in grief
• to gain an understanding of how to enhance the care and support offered to all members of the
grieving family, including siblings and grandparents
• to relate theories of grief to practices in the workplace
• to explore and experience ways to support ourselves and our colleagues
• to gain information about Child Bereavement UK, other similar support organisations and
Who Should Attend?
For all those whose work brings them into contact with families grieving the death of their child
"Excellent to have such diversity in the group. A good balance between content and personal feelings/issues raised. I feel much more enabled to support parents”
(Fees for participants include course materials, CPD certificate of attendance, refreshments and light lunch) - £120.
When & Where
Child Bereavement UK
Child Bereavement UK is the UK’s leading charity that supports families and educates professionals both when a child dies and when a child is bereaved. Currently the charity trains around 5,000 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 with an online forum for bereaved families, and Buckinghamshire-based family bereavement support.