Supporting Children & Young People Affected by Bereavement

  • Education Centre, Arthur Rank Hospice, Cherry Hinton Road, Shelford Bottom, Cambridge
  • 28 September 2021
  • 09:30 - 14:30

Arthur Rank Hospice Charity and STARS are 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. 

Arthur Rank Hospice Charity provides palliative care to adult patients and their families. STARS are a local charity offering bereavement support services for children, young people and their families living in Cambridgeshire. 

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.  

half day workshop for staff whose work brings them into contact 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 are not suitable for anyone who is facing or who has experienced bereavement in the last 12 months.  

Course price


Diverse group of students at a table, being taught in the Hospice's Education & Conference Centre