Self-Care Following a Distressing and Traumatic Experience

A safe, supportive session for staff in any role, following a traumatic event. Raising awareness and offering support can alleviate the emotions leading to mental health decline and sickness absence.

Self-Care Following a Distressing and Traumatic Experience – course content: 

  • Develop an understanding surrounding the impact of sudden death, including shock, denial, guilt and anger
  • Interactive discussion around the vulnerabilities and complicating factors which challenge sudden grief experiences such as trauma, stigmatised deaths, death reporting and media
  • Create awareness of the need for compassionate communication, considered language and the impact of sharing challenging news such as death of service users to others
  • Enhance learning of the grieving process and look at models which improve individuals’ understanding of loss and bereavement
  • Interactive discussion to highlight the importance of self-care following exposure to traumatic incidents, identifying routes for further help if needed

This course can be delivered through video conferencing for up to 12 participants per session.

All courses are delivered by one of our Training Team, who are professional trainers specialising in mental health, bereavement and trauma.


2.5 hours


£600 for a maximum of 12 attendees.   

To book or for further enquiries:

T: 01738 444178


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