Loss, grief and bereavement

  • Macmillan Professionals
  • Professionals
  • Volunteers
  • Public

Duration: 1 day
Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Foundation
Focusing on core knowledge and skills, and looking at how to apply some of the learning in your workplace.

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Explore the effect loss, grief and bereavement can have on any individual

Course objectives

This course will help participants develop techniques to support these individuals within the context of their current role.

  • Recognise that loss is experienced by everyone at points throughout life.
  • Develop a greater awareness that grief may be anticipatory i.e. is apparent before a significant loss, and normally follows a significant loss.
  • Recognise that bereavement is normal for all members of society faced with a significant loss.
  • Develop essential skills to allow them to offer appropriate support to individuals experiencing grief and bereavement within the remit of their roles.
  • To understand their personal and role limits when offering support to individuals experiencing grief and bereavement and to know when and where to appropriately signpost such individuals who require more in depth support.
  • To examine the way in which they can apply their learning, knowledge and skills to their particular client group.

Course Audience

Macmillan's Learning and Development team deliver a range of training programmes for health and social care professionals. Our trainers have a wide breadth of experience in their field and deliver high quality training opportunities.

Acknowledgements

Macmillan's Learning and Development team deliver a range of training programmes for health and social care professionals. Our trainers have a wide breadth of experience in their field and deliver high quality training opportunities.

Request your place

This course is only available to Macmillan Professionals.

Although Macmillan Cancer Support will not charge Macmillan Professionals for this event, please bear in mind that the charity incurs charges for cancellations and no-shows. Please seek permission to attend from your line manager or team if necessary before submitting your form.

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Select your preferred date and location for the Loss, grief and bereavement course.

8 courses available

Step 2

Please provide your details and any special requirements. We will contact you regarding your booking.


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