Wellbeing when Working with Clients' Grief, Distress and Trauma

A safe and supportive resourcing session for staff in any role, where exposure to others' distress, grief and trauma can be present through working roles. This training seeks to raise awareness and understanding of grief and trauma.

Course content: 

  • Develop awareness of the impact of loss and grief on individuals
  • Develop an understanding of the additional stresses brought about by sudden and/or traumatic deaths
  • Interactive discussions about the grief process and models that enhance individuals’ understanding of grief, including post pandemic impact on grief experiences
  • Develop understanding of the role that compassionate conversations have in supporting those impacted by distressing deaths
  • Practise considerations on delivering distressing news in the workplace / work role - such as the death of a service user

Cruse Scotland utilises our learning content flexibly and efficiently to match your needs and we offer content across two learning environments; delivering this training either in person or online, for up to 12 delegates at a time.

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

Health Warning:

As you would anticipate, the content of our courses discuss themes of death, dying and bereavement.  Before registering for our training, we encourage all participants to consider their individual wellbeing needs, particularly those who have recently been bereaved or consider themselves as actively grieving.


Online learning through video conferencing offers a time focused session of 2.5 hours, or we can provide an in-person session which explores themes and content in more depth over a day in your workplace.


Each course, whether online or in person, is priced for up to 12 delegates attending.

Public & Private Sector

  • £1,000 for an online session
  • £1,200 for in-person training

Third Sector

  • £600 for an online session
  • £800 for in-person training

To book or for further enquiries::

Please don't hesitate to get in touch with us to learn more or make a booking

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

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