Manchester 'Supporting suddenly bereaved children and young people' seminar - resources for delegates
During this seminars, held on Tuesday 27 June 2017 in Manchester, expert speakers and practitioners provided best practice advice and practical information about supporting people who have been suddenly bereaved. This event was aimed at anyone caring for children and young people, including teachers; health professionals; police; chaplains; early years educators; child carers; and bereavement and family workers.
We have made available PDFs of the PowerPoint presentations and handouts from the day, for your reference. Please click the links below to view.
- Overview of Brake’s work supporting suddenly bereaved children and families
Jack Kushner, Victim Support and Marketing Officer, Brake, the road safety charity
- Cultural and religious issues that support workers may encounter
Mohammed Arshad, Head of Chaplaincy, Bradford Teaching Hospital Trust
- Supporting suddenly bereaved children and young people in schools
Dr Sarah James, Lecturer in Education, University of Hull
- Suddenly bereaved children and young people: mental health interventions issues
Professor Panos Vostanis, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Leicester
- Support for bereaved children and young people with additional needs
Shirley Potts, North Development Lead, Child Bereavement UK and Clare Bullen, Bereavement Support Practitioner, Child Bereavement UK
- Specialist support for children and families when the worst happens - a legal perspective
Deborah Johnson, principal lawyer, Slater and Gordon Lawyers
Details of our other upcoming events, including our 'Supporting suddenly bereaved children and young people' seminars in Birmingham and London can be found here.
Other helpful resources:
- Child Bereavement UK
- Rainbows GB
- Winston's Wish
- Guidance on supporting children with special educational needs
This event would not have been possible without funding kindly provided by Slater and Gordon Lawyers.