Understanding and Supporting Grief and Bereavement Course (Level 2)

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By the end of this online course, you will:

  • Be able to define grief, bereavement, loss, and mourning
  • Be aware of the different types of loss which may affect children and young people
  • Understand the factors which may affect children and young people who experience a loss or bereavement
  • Know the different ways that loss and bereavement may affect a child or young person
  • Recognise misconceptions about grief and loss
  • Be aware of patterns of grief reaction
  • Recognise reasons why we need to be sensitive to the needs of those around us when supporting loss
  • Be aware of different cultural needs and how these may affect loss and bereavement
  • Recognise the importance of emotional literacy when supporting loss and bereavement
  • Recognise the importance of discussing feelings
  • Understand different ways to talk about loss and bereavement
  • Be aware of resources which you may make available for children
  • Reflect on considerations when supporting children & young people
  • Be aware of traumatic loss
  • Be aware of compassion fatigue and how to meet your own needs
  • Be aware of wider support available to children and their families
  • Know a range of national charities which can support families

Bonus Content:

  • Bonus Video: Supporting Adult Grief
  • Downloadable worksheet: Grateful Grief Hearts
  • Downloadable worksheet: The person I love
  • Downloadable worksheet: My memories
  • Downloadable worksheet: My self-care

Please allow 60-90min to complete this course, depending on your learning style and reading speed. 

This course is endorsed by Andy’s Angels, supporting families through bereavement

This course is validated and endorsed by the ACCPH (Accredited Counsellors, Coaches, Psychotherapists, and Hypnotherapists)

This course is accredited by the CPD Certification Service and its certificate holds its logo as meeting the professional standards for CPD accreditation.

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