Climb programme for children whose parents have cancer

Children’s Lives Include Moments of Bravery When someone they love has cancer   CLIMB is a programme for children aged 5-12 who are experiencing the impact of a cancer diagnosis of the child’s parent, brother or sister, member of extended family or other significant adult.  CLIMB is run over six weeks and the groups get together

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

What happened to Daddy’s Body? A new book by Elke Barber

A lovely new  picture book has recently been published that will help parents talk to their children about what happens to a dead body. This book gently, sensitively and honestly explains cremation and burial, and follows on from Elke Barber’s first book “Is Daddy Coming Back in a Minute?” Her husband, Martin died suddenly in 2009

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