Communicating with families when children have a life-limiting condition and complex needs

Start date
23 January 2018
End date
23 January 2018
Start time
10am
End time
4pm
Organisation
Child Bereavement UK
Address
Clare Charity Centre, Wycombe Road, Saunderton, Buckinghamshire, HP14 3BF
Contact email
training@childbereavementuk.org
Phone number
01494568909
Price
£120. Fees for participants include course materials, a CPD certificate of attendance, refreshments and light lunch.

Gain a deeper understanding of families’ needs and the difficulties they may face from diagnosis onwards. This training supports Department of Health and Together for Short Lives guidelines.

Learning outcomes

  • gain a deeper understanding of families’ needs
  • identify general family pressures, enabling professionals to facilitate focused support services
  • gain an understanding of parents’ responses to loss and grief before and after their child’s death
  • explore and develop our self-awareness and support for ourselves
  • identify the role of a ‘key worker’ in view of National Service Framework recommendations
  • become familiar with useful tools to aid communication between service providers and families
  • gain information about Child Bereavement UK, other similar support organisations and resources available.

Who should attend?

Suitable for professionals based in the community or in a hospital setting.

Keep in touch

If you are interested in attending this type of training but can’t attend these sessions, we can we keep in touch with you, just by email, to give you updates about our upcoming training, special events and conferences. If you wish to receive these please sign-up online at www.childbereavementuk.org/signup

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