Sudden and Traumatic Death Courses

To be completed by: Wed 25 Jan 2017

Time: -Wed 25 Jan 2017 | Venue:

Courses have been arranged in partnership with Child Bereavement UK and the Health and Wellbeing Service. These courses are to support traumatically bereaved young people.

 In partnership with Child Bereavement UK, the Health and Wellbeing Service presents:


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

Venue: Hillside Centre, Beeston Road, Leeds, LS11

Date: Monday 30th January 2017

09:30 – 15:30 (registration from 09:00)


Course Outline:

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.


·         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 and young people 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.

Bookings and Enquiries:

To book a place on this course book online by clicking:


If you have any queries about the contents of this course please contact Helen Smithies, PSHE & Healthy Schools Consultant, Health & Wellbeing Service:


Published: 13/01/2017
Audience: All primary and secondary schools
Contact: Health and Wellbeing Service

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