Mind The Gap: Bereaved Children’s Awareness Week 2019

‘MIND YOURSELF SO YOU CAN MIND ME’. This was the message from bereaved children to adults at the launch of the ‘Mind The Gap’ creative project for Bereaved Children’s Awareness Week at the Mansion House Dublin today (Thursday 21 November). Children handle grief better when the adults around them get support to deal with their


Bereaved Children’s Awareness Week 2019

Children experience the pain of loss of a death as intensely as adults but they will express it in different ways. Adults instinctively want to shield or protect children from death. No one can fix or reverse what has happened but as an adult you can do your best to help children through the reality


Bereaved Children’s Awareness Week – Agenda

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


Childhood Bereavement Week 2017

Bereaved Children’s Week 2017 is on from the 13th to the 18th of November. The Key messages …Children grieve to: Each child in a family grieves differently due to their personality, gender and the relationship they had with the person who has died. Unlike adults, children dip in and out of grief. It can be intermittent


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


National Bereaved Children’s Awareness Day

On the 20th of November ICBN hosted Ireland’s first National Bereaved Children’s Awareness Day. The aim of the day was to promote greater awareness and understanding of children’s grief and their needs throughout Ireland. We know that early consistent healthy support within families and community can prevent future pathologies for a bereaved child. This year we