This free report highlights research and best practice as presented at two Brake seminars run through its Sudden initiative, on supporting suddenly bereaved children and young people, in June and July 2016. The seminars were kindly sponsored by Slater and Gordon Lawyers.
The report contains:
- Brake’s work supporting suddenly bereaved children and young people, Gillian MacMahon, helpline officer, Brake
- Case study: Cheryl Barnett, Brake bereaved volunteer
- Case study: Tina Woods, Brake bereaved volunteer
- Supporting children with special educational needs, Sue McDermott, non-executive director, Rainbows GB
- Bereavement through suicide and the impact on young people, Shirley Potts, director of regional development, Child Bereavement UK
- Views about support for suddenly bereaved children, Professor Jacqueline Barnes, University of London
- Cultural and religious issues professionals may encounter following a bereavement, Yunus Dudhwala, Barts Health NHS Trust
- Legal and financial support for families following a sudden death, Deborah Johnson, principal lawyer, Slater and Gordon
A full list of upcoming Sudden events can be found here.