We would love your feedback on our Draft standards on childhood bereavement in Ireland
The ICBN has developed, in draft format, Standards for supporting children who are bereaved in Ireland and we would welcome discussion and feedback on these. It is hoped the Standards will be implemented nationally and used as a best practice model to aspire to by those providing support to bereaved children. We welcome your feedback […]More
Bereaved Children’s Week 2016 is here!
It’s Bereaved Children’s Week and we are busy with events happening all over the country! We held ourfirst Dialogue Day with key stakeholders in the education sector to look at the needs of bereaved children in the class room which generated great energy and enthusiasm moving forward. ICBN members and other interested people are holding 18 different events including […]More
ICBN Conference, November 18th 2016 BOOK NOW!!
This years conference is entitled ‘Quality Support: The Way Forward Standards | Care | Research’ and aims to look deeper into what quality childhood bereavement support involves for practitioners. The conference is an ideal opportunity for social workers, nurses, therapists and other professionals working with bereaved children to learn new skills, from recent evidence based research, […]More
New Fact Sheet – Talking to children about traumatic deaths
A new fact sheet has been developed that outlines how to talk to a child after a traumatic death has happened. Talking with Children about tragic eventsMore
Understanding Multicultural Grief in a Changing World, September 15th and 16th – Leicester
Understanding Multicultural Grief in a Changing World Understanding Multicultural Grief in a Changing World, in the context of current events in Europe, is a hugely important subject. This conference will be of interest to both practitioners and academics in understanding the nature of grief in different cultural contexts. Offering an opportunity to participate in discussion […]More
*New* Animated video – Talking to children who are bereaved
A new video has been launched by NHS Education Scotland on Talking to Children who are Bereaved.More
Phyllis Silverman 1927-2016: A reflection
Phyllis Rolfe Silverman 1927-2016: a reflection It was with great sadness that I learned this morning of the death of Phyllis Silverman in her home city of Boston USA. I was immediately brought back to the week of 9/11. The Annual HEBER conference was organised for All […]More