Talking About Death, Bereavement And Loss

Event Details

16 April 2018
Event Region:
South West
Contact Name: Mary Curtis, Independent Educationalist & Researcher
Email Address:
Phone number:
07946 242183
Probus Village Hall, 1 Fore Street, Probus
Probus, Cornwall

In a supportive environment you will explore evidence and recent discussions about the best way to support people experiencing bereavement and grief.  You will  develop an understanding of how to sensitively and appropriately manage the myriad of  issues commonly associated with death, dying and bereavement.  Course content aims to promote understanding,  knowledge, and confidence in responding positively to the needs of a broad and diverse range of individuals facing death, loss and or bereavement. We will explore how your own experiences, feelings and beliefs about death affects your work practice when supporting people who are dying, facing  loss / bereavement.
By the end of this course you will be able to: 

  • Understand the theory and evidence base for effective bereavement  support
  • Explore the concepts of self and self-awareness in relation to loss
  • Identify the legal and ethical boundaries for safe person centred bereavement support
  • Understand the concepts of coping styles and the support needs of bereaved persons
  • Understand your own limitations and support needs, to use supervision more effectively.
  • Understand how you can provide the required support in the workplace and indeed, in your  personal lives.

This one day course is hosted by CAHSC Cornwall & will be delivered by Dr Mary Curtis. Booking can be made either via CAHSC Cornwall -  by email at dolly.mazonowicz@cahsc-cornwall (07799 384820) or Dr Mary Curtis.
Time - 09.30 to 16.30
Refreshments provided. Bring lunch.
Cost £45

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