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Talking to Children About Grief

The first steps... sharing difficult news with children.


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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Professional Certificate in Children and Loss

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in association with The Irish Hospice Foundation are now accepting applications for the 2019/2020 Professional Certificate in Children and Loss (Level 9). Details, schedule of dates and application procedure can be found on the following link:- www.rcsi.ie/pgchildrenandloss. The closing date for receipt of completed applications is Friday, 3rd May


Bereaved Children’s Awareness Week – Agenda

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

What: Irish Childhood Bereavement Network (ICBN) national event for Bereaved Children’s Awareness Week (BCAW) 2018. When: Thursday 15th of November in Wood Quay Venue Who: 120 delegated made up of ICBN members who include professionals working directly with bereaved children, those who occasionally support them and people interested in the area of children and young


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