Supporting children and young people facing loss or bereavement

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Supporting children and young people facing loss or bereavement

19th March 2019, 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm



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This training is for all professionals who encounter bereaved children and young people in the course of their work, whether in the statutory or voluntary sector.


This workshop aims to give participants an understanding of the issues for children and young people. Topics will include:

–           Children’s understanding of death: how children can be supported during the serious illness of someone close to them

–           Gain an understanding of the theories of loss and bereavement in relation to children and young people

–           Exploration of personal loss experiences and expectations to gain understanding and insight of how this impacts on how we observe and work with grief

–           Gain information about resources available to support children and young people


A sandwich lunch is provided, so please advise of any dietary requirements, when booking.



19th March 2019
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm


Lecture Theatre, St Giles Hospice
Fisherwick Road
Whittington, Lichfield WS149LH United Kingdom
01543 434532


Jodie Phillips, St Giles Children and Young Persons Service Lead
01543 434532