Bereaved Children, Young People and their Families Training
This training provides a greater awareness of the impact of bereavement and grief on children, young adults and their families. It looks at the understanding of death at different stages of development and how children and young people respond to grief. The training gives you the tools and confidence to support children and young adults who are dealing with bereavement.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Anyone who works with children and young adults in school, organisational or therapeutic settings and wants a better understanding of how they react to bereavement and how best to support them.
- National Counselling Society (NCS) quality checked course
- Course length: 2 ½ hours
- Delivery: online
- Course materials: PDF of slides available, certificate of attendance
- Courses are not recorded to protect attendee confidentiality
BENEFITS OF ATTENDING
• Develop a greater understanding of how grief is experienced by children & young adults.
• Explore different models which help explain how children and young adults react to grief and loss.
• Be able to identify common grief responses at different ages and stages of development.
• Be able to assess a child or young adults needs and provide effective support.
• Be aware of complicated grief.
• Understand the importance and value of self-care when working with grief and bereavement.
Webinars are held in Zoom and will run for 2 ½ hours with a break in the middle. Courses have a maximum of 15 delegates, facilitated by a Cruse trainer experienced in bereavement support. They are interactive, allowing for questions and for delegates to discuss grief and loss in the context of their organisation or role.
WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING ABOUT OUR TRAINING
“I realised that a lot of what I thought was helpful in this situation may not be helpful. I learnt new ways to approach this topic with children and what to and what not to say.” Elinor – Swansea Children’s Centre