Creative ways of working with bereaved children

Start date
22 February 2018
End date
22 February 2018
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Child Bereavement UK
West Lothian Drug and Alcohol Service (WLDAS) , Floor 1, The Almondbank Centre, Shiel Walk , Craighill, Livingston, West Lothian, EH54 5EH
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£35. Fees for participants include course materials, a CPD certificate of attendance, refreshments and light lunch. We would like to thank WLDAS for kindly providing the training venue and the Scottish Government for supporting this training day.

Explore creative ways of helping children express themselves and communicate when someone important in their life is dying or has died.

Learning outcomes

  • identify the importance of helping children find ways to express themselves and their feelings
  • explore and develop self-awareness and support for ourselves
  • gain an understanding of the theories of loss and grief in relation to children
  • experience creative ways of helping children and families
  • learn from others on the workshop, sharing examples of their work
  • gain information about Child Bereavement UK, other similar support organisations and resources available.

Who should attend?

This day is suitable for all those whose work or volunteering includes contact with families where children are bereaved in the social services, education, health or voluntary sector. Prior to attending, participants should have foundation level of knowledge around grief and loss with some experience.

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