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.
Talking to children about death is never easy. Using storybooks can be a good way to open these hard conversations and they can also give adults the language to make it easier.
Bereaved Children's Awareness Week
Every November, the Irish Childhood Bereavement Network (ICBN) organises a series of events across Ireland to highlight bereaved children’s needs and provide a voice for them to be heard...
At a glance, 10 years of ICBNWednesday, 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 2023/2024Tuesday, 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