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
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,
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
Understanding Multicultural Grief in a Changing World Understanding Multicultural Grief in a Changing World, in the context of current events in Europe, is a hugely important subject. This conference will be of interest to both practitioners and academics in understanding the nature of grief in different cultural contexts. Offering an opportunity to participate in discussion
A new video has been launched by NHS Education Scotland on Talking to Children who are Bereaved.
Phyllis Rolfe Silverman 1927-2016: a reflection It was with great sadness that I learned this morning of the death of Phyllis Silverman in her home city of Boston USA. I was immediately brought back to the week of 9/11. The Annual HEBER conference was organised for All
Because Im Also Part of the Family. Childrens Participation in Rituals After the Loss of a Parent or Sibling: A Qualitative Study From the Childrens Perspective The objective of this study was to examine how Norwegian children today are included in death-related rituals after the loss of a parent or sibling, how they experienced their
Brid Carroll, Chair of ICBN, met with MEP Brian Hayes to advance the prospect of a Family Bereavement Network for Europe. We are delighted to have support at this level in Europe and are hopeful that funding will become available to develop such a network.
“The challenge facing Guidance Counsellors is to discover how best to help the bereft student by finding out what helps them most. No single model of bereavement or grief is recommended above any others, as all have various components that may be useful. An important aspect of the Guidance Counsellor’s role is to listen and