Supporting Children & Young People Affected by Bereavement

  • Education Centre, Arthur Rank Hospice, Cherry Hinton Road, Shelford Bottom, Cambridge
  • 13 October 2023
  • 09:30 - 15:00

A workshop for staff whose work brings them into contact with young people affected by loss or bereavement.

Arthur Rank Hospice Charity will be presenting a day about how to support children and young people who are affected by loss and bereavement. This will include a brief overview of theories, and models/formulations of responses to loss and bereavement. Covering psychoeducation, developmental aspects, psychological aspects of grief and how they compare between children and adults. We plan to use case studies/video clips and a creative activity to explore the subject. 

This Study Day is aimed at: 

Teachers, teaching assistants, family support workers, nurses or healthcare professionals who are working with young people affected by loss or bereavement.  

This Study Day will cover:

  • Young people’s understanding of, and responses to, loss and bereavement 
  • An introduction to psychological theories of loss and grief and how they can be applied to young people
  • What adults can do to help young people affected by loss and bereavement
  • How to support staff working in this area
  • Information about resources available to help 

These sessions may not suitable for anyone who is facing or who has experienced bereavement in the last 12 months.  

Course price