The ICBN has developed, in draft format, Standards for supporting children who are bereaved in Ireland and we would welcome discussion and feedback on these. It is hoped the Standards will be implemented nationally and used as a best practice model to aspire to by those providing support to bereaved children. We welcome your feedback
A new fact sheet has been developed that outlines how to talk to a child after a traumatic death has happened. Talking with Children about tragic events
A new video has been launched by NHS Education Scotland on Talking to Children who are Bereaved.
If you are helping a bereaved child read our new fact sheet on helping a bereaved child to cope with Mother’s Day here
Visit our Families page to see our new fact sheets on Children and grief. Topics include funerals, going back to school and sibling loss. Click here for more
See our Factsheet for some useful information and guidance on childhood bereavement
Irish primary school teachers, for the first time, can avail of a new online resource to help them support bereaved children in their class The ICBN has launched ‘Listen with eyes, ears and heart,’ the first Irish online resource of its kind, which aims to empower teachers to support a pupil in their class following
The website of the Irish Childhood Bereavement Network, www.childhoodbereavement.ie, was officially launched on December 9th with the help of professionals working with bereaved children along the West coast from Mayo to Cork. The website has valuable information for professionals and families working with grieving children and young people. Chair of the ICBN Advisory Panel, Brid Carroll, commented: