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Working with Bereaved Children and Young People


3 hour session
10 Jul, 2020 18 Nov, 2020
All prices include VAT
St Christopher's Hospice, London

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About the event

This half day workshop aims to give the participants an understanding of the issues for bereaved children and young people. We hope that you will finish the training feeling more confident about how to support bereaved children and young people in your setting, that you will be more able to assess when a child needs to be referred onto a specialist service and that you are encouraged to directly work with bereaved children and young people.

There will be an opportunity at 4.30pm to look together at resources and techniques for supporting bereaved children and young people.

  • What will I learn?

    Topics will include:

    • children’s understanding of death and how to communicate with them
    • the grief process in children and young people
    • bereaved children and young people needs
    • how schools can help bereaved children and young people.
    • enhancing skills and confidence in working with children and young people who are bereaved
    • resources for working with children and young people facing bereavement
  • Who is it for?

    This workshop is for:

    • those working in bereavement services
    • health and social care professionals
    • social workers
    • mental health workers
    • hospice staff
    • education professionals
    • School based staff
    • Youth workers
  • Course tutors

    Jenny Baulkwill Candle Child Bereavement Worker, St Christopher’s
    Judy Debenham Candle Project Worker, St Christopher’s
    Jo Sharp Candle Child Bereavement Service Worker, St Christopher’s

More information


If you have any questions about this or any of our other courses, please contact the Education team who will be happy to help

020 8768 4656

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    020 8768 4656

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Learning at St Christopher’s

St Christopher's Education
Our programme

Why our education programme?

We have a well-established programme of high quality, cutting-edge, specialist palliative care education, designed for those working in the UK and internationally.
Studying here

Why St Christopher's?

Education is at the heart of St Christopher’s mission to promote and provide hospice care of the highest standards.
How we educate

Why our way of learning

Including the Namaste toolkit

Library and bookshop
Containing material on all aspects of palliative care, death and bereavement

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St Christopher’s Education Centre and VAT charges

At St Christopher's, a registered charity, it is important for us to maximise any surpluses to reinvest in the objectives of the charity.

Unfortunately, the manner in which we undertake our training currently means we are not able to invest as much of our surplus as possible, therefore from the 1 December 2017, St Christopher’s Education Centre will charge VAT at the standard rate on our training courses, the reason for this change in pricing is twofold:

i) We want to be able to reinvest any surpluses made from training back into all of our charitable objectives rather than only Education

ii) We want to be able to reclaim the VAT on costs relating to developing and running the training courses