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Sudden and Traumatic Death (Including Suicide) - supporting traumatically bereaved children and young people in schools and settings

Supporting bereavement in schools and settings


This session is suitable for anyone whose work involves supporting those who have experienced a sudden or traumatic type of bereavement.


The aim of the course is to help develop a greater understanding of the effects of a sudden or traumatic death and how this may complicate the grieving process.


Learning Outcomes:
  • To gain an understanding of how the traumatic nature of death may impede grief
  • To develop a greater understanding of how bereavement by suicide may complicate loss
  • To gain confidence in providing support to those affected by sudden and traumatic death and recognise the role of schools and families to assist in processing their experiences.
  • To develop strategies and creative interventions in working with children in schools.
  • To increase awareness of the impact on us when working with those bereaved by sudden and traumatic death and explore ways to support ourselves.
  • To gain information about Child Bereavement UK and other support organisations and resources available.

Booking Information

Leeds local authority schools with a current Health & Wellbeing SLA will receive the training at a reduced price of £50.00 per delegate. Leeds authority schools without a current Health & Wellbeing SLA will be charged £100 per delegate. The delegate rate for schools or settings beyond Leeds authority is £199.00

30 Jan 2017 09:30 - 15:30

Closing date: 16/01/2017
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Date and Time

30 Jan 2017 09:30 - 15:30


Hillside Centre, Beeston Road, Leeds, LS11 8ND


Helen Smithies
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