Supporting students through bereavement: David Williams

Factors which affect bereavement (History, support available)

  • Supporting children and young people’s individual reactions to a bereavement (Emotional, physical, behavioural, cognitive)

  • Children and young people’s understanding and reactions to death (Developmental stages including reference to SEND children)

  • General whole-school support for children and young people when a parent is not expected to live or where there has been a sudden unexpected death of a parent or significant other person

  • When to seek professional help and support

  • Helpful model bereavement theories relating to children and young people (Continuing Bonds / Growing around grief / Neuro-science research implications)

  • Resources to use

Who is this for?

All staff in Primary and Secondary schools.

Forthcoming Dates
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