During this seminars, held on Tuesday 18 July 2017 in London, 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
- What’s trauma all about
Dr Russell Hurn, Consultant Psychologist, CHUMS
- Specialist support for children and families when the worst happens - a legal perspective
Patrick Maguire, Litigation Executive, Slater and Gordon
- Bereavement and death in Western contexts: children and young people as active meaning-makers
Jane McCarthy, Visiting Professor, University of Reading and Visiting Fellow, Open University
Details of our other upcoming events 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.