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BTB Understanding Bereavement - 9 February 2021

Course description

This session offers an overview of bereavement theories and an appreciation of children and young peoples’ understanding of death and grief at different stages of development. Practical support interventions and elements of self-care will also be covered.

Learning outcomes:

• Understanding of bereavement theory

• Knowledge of CYP understanding

• Communication skills

• Practical and supportive interventions

• Personal development and self-care


Anyone who works directly with children, young people and their families. These courses are particularly suitable for teaching and support staff, school health advisors/nurses, family support workers, youth service providers, social workers, residential support workers, etc.


All courses are FREE of charge to schools and organisations within the Manchester City Council boundary, however a £25 non-attendance fee will be applied if you are unable to attend and less than 24 hours notice is provided (alternative staff may attend in your place).

For schools/organisations outside of Manchester, the following fees will apply:

£50 for full day courses, £30 for half day courses.

Course booking information

Course bookings can be cancelled by email up to 24 hours prior to the training date. If cancelled by phone, you must confirm with an email. Please note charges above for non-attendance fee. Courses will begin promptly and participants must attend the full course to receive a Certificate of Attendance.

If you have any questions about the course then please email

Course Day(s) / Time

9th February 2021 09:30 - 12:30


This course will be delivered virtually. A link to access the course will be sent to delegates prior to the date of the course.