Birmingham 'Supporting suddenly bereaved children and young people' seminar - resources for delegates
During this seminars, held on Thursday 6 July 2017 in Birmingham, 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
- How children and young people respond to sudden bereavement
Erica Brown, Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood, University of Worcester
- Supporting children and families who are facing loss and surviving bereavement
Yvonne Gilligan, Chief Executive, Edward's Trust
- Death and dying: cultural and religious issues
Rehanah Sadiq, Muslim Chaplain and Man Kaur, Hindu Chaplaincy Volunteer, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, and Pyara Singh Bhogal, Chair, Council of Sikh Gurdwaras, Birmingham
Details of our other upcoming events, including our 'Supporting suddenly bereaved children and young people' seminars in 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.