Training

Bereavement training for your staff

Expert training from our bereavement specialists

We offer bereavement training to any organisation that requires it, to help them support the children they work with, by better understanding their grief.

It’s delivered by our clinical team, tailored to what you need and want to achieve from it.

Training can be given to: (but not limited to)

  • Hospices (child/adult)

  • Schools

  • Councils

  • Emergency services

  • Social services

  • Healthcare providers

  • Hobby clubs (sports / Cubs and Brownies / Scouts etc)

Bespoke Training programmes for professionals

Training programmes within the school setting

  • Supporting grieving children in the classroom

  • Coping with sudden and unexpected death

  • Pre-bereavement work – managing and preparing the school community when a student or staff member is seriously ill

  • How to write a bereavement policy and procedure

  • Planning a special goodbye assembly when a pupil or staff member has died

  • Working creatively with bereaved children and young people

  • Change, loss and transitions for schools

Training for social and care professionals

  • When someone special in their life is dying; helping the children and young people

  • Practical information around end-of-life information, supporting children, families and professionals

  • Childhood perceptions of death and grief

  • Cultural differences in dealing with death and dying

  • Differences in the mother’s and father’s grief

  • Working creatively with bereaved children and young people

  • Supporting families who have suffered a baby loss

  • Specialised training for foster carers and fostering social workers when supporting children and their families who are facing the consequences of a life-limiting illness

  • The effects of experiencing multiple losses

  • Effective strategies for grief-related challenges and building resilience for the future

  • Supporting pre and post-bereaved children and their families in Kent – what Holding On Letting Go does

We can help most organisations – so please get in touch if you would like to find out more about our pre-bereavement and post-bereavement support.