Cruse Bereavement Care provides training and consultancy for external organisations and for those who may encounter bereaved people in the course of their work. We offer:

Please note: If you are looking to complete a bereavement course as part of counsellor training, please visit our volunteer section. 

Loss and Bereavement Awareness training

Our Loss and Bereavement Awareness Workshop is designed for anyone encountering bereaved people in their professional lives. These are helpful for anyone who wants to understand the issues surrounding bereavement and how to communicate with clients and customers after someone close to them has died.  For more click here.



One day Public Workshops

Our public workshops are prefect for any individual or small organisation who wants to learn more about the issues surrounding bereavement and how to communicate with clients and customers after someone close to them has died.  For more click here.





Taking your understanding of bereavement to a new level!  Cruse Masterclasses are delivered in conjunction with some of the biggest names in bereavement and are limited opportunity for people to benefit from this experience.  Our next Masterclass is with the fantatsic Irene Renzenbrink.  For more click here.




Cruse values all activities and engagement with organisations wanting to improve their interactions with bereaved people. Cruse consultancy services therefore are co-designed your organisation, to reflect your unique needs, ensuring that bereaved colleagues, clients and customers are treated appropriately and compassionately with profoundly positive impacts for your workplace and reputation.  For more click here.



Regional training for volunteers

Most regional training courses are internal courses run for volunteers who want to work with Cruse clients. Volunteers will need to complete our Awareness in Bereavement Care course. Our Areas and Branches provide many training opportunities for volunteers.  For more click here.






To get in touch please call 0208 939 9542 or email

Our courses are recognised by the National Counselling Society.







Bereaved at work

We can help you develop a bereavement policy, train managers and HR staff, and ensure that your organisation can offer an appropriate and timely response to bereaved employees.


Our new Cruse Masterclass selection will be delivered by eminent bereavement specialists, supported by Cruse Bereavement Care and hosted by Dr Colin Murray Parkes.


We offer a range of bereavement awareness training at venues across the UK, and can provide tailored in-house training to meet your organisation's needs.