The Irish Childhood Bereavement Network

The ICBN is a member organisation. Members share a vision that all children and young people, together with the adults in their lives, can easily access a choice of high quality local and national information, guidance and support to enable them to manage the impact of death on their lives.

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At a glance, 10 years of ICBN

Wednesday, April 26th, 2023

                Overview of the key highlights from the journey of the Irish Childhood Bereavement Network (ICBN) over the past 10 years    In May 2011, the first children’s bereavement forum hosted by Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF) took place in Dublin with representatives from 19 organisations (hospitals, hospices, clinical

Professional Certificate in Children and Loss 2023/2024

Tuesday, March 7th, 2023

The Professional Certificate in Children and Loss (Level 9) are now accepting applications for 2023/2024.The course aims to equip professionals who work with children/adolescents with the skills to understand and support them when grieving. When a child experiences loss, either through death or a parental separation, their needs are often misunderstood or overlooked. Children may

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