Grief and bereavement in schools

Event Details

Date:
8 May 2018
Event Region:
North West
Contact Name: Kirsty Wood, Marketing Coordinator
Phone number:
01494 568911
Organisation:
Address:
Child Bereavement UK, Suite 1, Victoria Buildings, High Street
Runcorn, Cheshire
WA7 1QS

Learning outcomes

  • develop an understanding of the impact of loss and grief on children and young people’s physical and emotional health, including their learning
  • gain insight into children and young people’s reactions to loss and grief and how a school might respond in order to meet the needs of grieving pupils
  • acquire ideas for pastoral support appropriate for a primary or secondary school environment
  • devise a framework for an appropriate response to death enabling you to write your own bereavement policy
  • gain information about Child Bereavement UK, other similar  support organisations and resources available.

Each school attending this scheduled workshop will receive a copy of our schools information pack – ‘Supporting bereaved children and young people in school’, which is also available to purchase at £5.00 per pack.

Who should attend?
Suitable for anyone who works in a primary or secondary school, including teachers, head teachers, learning mentors, school nurses, other support staff and governors.

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