|Supporting suddenly bereaved children and young people seminars:
These crucial seminars offer an excellent professional development opportunity to all educators, counsellors and support workers caring for suddenly bereaved children and young people.
These events will be held on Tuesday 27 June in Manchester, Thursday 6 July in Birmingham and Tuesday 18 July in London. Attendance at these essential events costs just £71 + VAT per person.
Speakers at this seminar include Mohammed Arshad, Muslim Chaplain at Bradford Teaching Hospital Trust, who will cover insights into cultural and religious issues support workers may encounter when supporting suddenly bereaved children and young people.
Speakers include the University of Worcester's Erica Brown, Rehanah Sadiq of University Hospitals Birmingham, Dr Sharon McDonnell from the University of Manchester, and Rebekah Lawson of Winston's Wish. Sessions will include an overview of the impact of bereavement through suicide on families and children, discussion of best practice in supporting bereaved children with special educational needs and theoretical approaches to grief, led by a leading academic.
Speakers confirmed for this event include Julie Ellison, Training Manager, Child Bereavement UK, and Dr Jane McCarthy, Visiting Fellow at the Open University. Delegates will be provided with an overview of the impact of bereavement through suicide on children and young people, and a discussion of how practitioners can best communicate with bereaved children.