Scotland schools’ conference: A sudden and traumatic death in your school community – let’s talk about it
Young people’s mental health and academic resilience
Judy Furnivall, Consultant CELCIS, University of Strathclyde
Supporting pupils following a sudden and traumatic death
Shirley Potts, North Development Lead, Child Bereavement UK
A traumatic death: the response of the school community – a teacher’s perspective
Helen Quinn, Teacher, St Francis Xavier’s Primary School
A bereavement programme for schools
Dr Sally Paul, Lecturer of Social Work, University of Strathclyde
Reacting to a sudden and traumatic death – a parent’s perspective
- Sudden and traumatic death – a young person’s perspective
Workshop choices include:
Workshop 1 – Creative activities for bereaved children and 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 – 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 4 – Supporting children with autistic spectrum disorders through bereavement
Understanding death and bereavement on the autistic spectrum.
Workshop 5 – 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.
Workshop 6 – Suicide within the school community
Practical support and guidance to help schools prepare for and recover from a suspected or attempted suicide.
*programme correct at the time of publication and is subject to change
Tickets are just £45 per delegate. Fees for participants include course materials, a CPD certificate of attendance, refreshments and light lunch.