New ICBN Website

The Irish Childhood Bereavement Network is delighted to announce the launch of our new website! We hope that the new website will be a useful resource for families, teachers and professionals working with with bereaved children and young people.


ICBN Conference, November 18th 2016

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,


ICBN Galway Regional Meeting – February 12th

  The ICBN Galway Regional meeting will take place on Thursday, February 12th in the Croi, Chest, Heart and Stroke centre in Newcastle, Galway City. The theme of the day will be ‘Supporting adolescents through grief’ and it is open to anyone working with bereavement young people. There will also be a networking opportunity which


First Irish Childhood bereavement Care Pyramid is launched

Ireland’s first childhood bereavement care pyramid was launched on October 4th, 2014 by Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Dr. James Reilly in Dublin Castle. In the absence of a national approach to childhood bereavement care in Ireland, the pyramid is a guide  for professionals and concerned adults in identifying and responding to the needs