National schools' conference: A sudden and traumatic death in your school community- let's talk about it

Event Details

13 November 2017
Event Region:
South East Coast
Contact Name:
Phone number:
Guildford Harbour Hotel, 3 Alexandra Terrace, High Street

Programme to include:

  • Supporting pupils following a sudden and traumatic death
  • A traumatic death in the school community – a teacher’s perspective
  • Supporting younger pupils to promote emotional and physical wellbeing
  • Young people’s mental health and academic resilience
  • The impact on a young person when a friend dies
  • Support from the school when a child dies – a parent’s perspective
  • How we can support schools

Workshop choices include:
Workshop 1 – Sharing ideas for creative activities with bereaved young people
– An opportunity to consider the use of creative activities to engage young people following a bereavement.
Workshop 2 – Responding to a death within the school community – how a bereavement policy can help
– An opportunity to develop and enhance a bereavement policy within your school.
Workshop 3 – Suicide within the school community – the step-by-step approach
– Practical support and guidance to help schools prepare for and recover from a suspected or attempted suicide.
Workshop 4 – Children’s fears in a daunting world
– This workshop will consider the Child Bereavement UK response in empowering practitioners to understand and support the young people in their care.
Workshop 5- Supporting children with autistic spectrum disorders through bereavement
– Understanding death and bereavement on the autistic spectrum.
Workshop 6 – Considering the impact on staff after a death in the school community
– A reflective session to consider ways to support yourself and your peers following a bereavement in your school community.
*programme correct at the time of publication and is subject to change

Who should attend?
This conference is suitable for all education professionals.

Guildford Harbour Hotel
3 Alexandra Terrace
High Street

Tickets are now available at a reduced fee of just £49 due to bursary funding. Fees for participants include course materials, a certificate of attendance, refreshments and light lunch.
We would like to thank Slater Gordon for supporting this conference.

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