Bereavement & Loss


This half day session will help participants to understand what bereavement is. They will learn the different aspects and phases of bereavement and to understand what anticipatory grief is and how this can affect the individual.

Participants will also learn some techniques to support someone who is going through a bereavement, will understand how stress can be helped by developing resilience and will learn key ways to build resilience.

Who is the course aimed at?

Any professional involved in the field of death, dying and bereavement will benefit from attending this training

How long is the course?

a half day

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course, participants will:

  • Learn key elements of Bereavement grief and mourning what these are and the important phases of each
  • How these can vary due to cultural or religious factors
  • Examine the experiences of some young people in describing how grief was affecting them
  • Understand that there are numerous factors which affect how individuals respond to grief and why some people outwardly seem to cope better with bereavement than others.
  • Learn about the impact of stress on an individual and how this can be helped by building resilience including watching a video by a leading psychologist whose personal tragedy helped her to develop her own key areas of resilience.
  • Learn the three key questions to ask yourself in order to change the way we are thinking, and build resilience.

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