Talking about Death and Dying with Children and Young People

A training course designed to help school staff, youth workers and childcare professionals develop skills and confidence in supporting children and young people who are bereaved.

Talking about Death and Dying with Children and Young People – course content: 

  • Discussion of grief models that support understanding of grief and loss experienced by CYP in these Covid-19 times
  • Focus on how children’s understanding of loss, its expression and communication, is determined by age, stage and capacity
  • Consider children and young people’s evolving understanding of loss as their development advances
  • Interactive discussion to consider specific grief vulnerabilities of children and young people in transition
  • Gain confidence in the language of compassion and how we communicate with children and young people across the age spectrum about death, dying, loss and grief
  • Resource staff through highlighting creative activities which engage bereaved and grieving children and young people
  • Develop greater awareness of self-care for staff and highlight wellbeing considerations so that they are better resourced to support others.

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.

Duration:

2.5 hours

Cost:

£600 for a maximum of 12 attendees. 

To book or for further enquiries:

T: 01738 444178
E: training@crusescotland.org.uk

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