Dealing with Bereavement and Loss

Produced in partnership with Winston’s Wish, the UK’s first childhood bereavement charity, this course will help you understand what needs to be in place to support everyone involved with a bereavement in a school or college.

Course description

The course covers:

  • the effects of grief on a child or young person
  • how a death may impact school life, and how information about the death should be shared with pupils and staff
  • how to manage potentially difficult topics and avoid unnecessarily painful comments when communicating with a bereaved pupil or student
  • how to communicate with children and young people about tragic events in the media
  • the factors relating to how children or young people will respond to a death
  • how to ensure the bereaved pupil or student’s needs are respected and supported by all staff who come into contact with them
  • what should be included in a bereavement policy and the guidance staff need to support everyone during a potentially difficult time
  • when to seek further help and support on bereavement for children or young people, their families or even staff members within the school.


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This course costs £18.50 excl. VAT and you can buy online today.

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This course is included as part of EduCare for Education®, our bestselling training course package which combines a wide range of courses such as Child Protection, Online Safety and The Prevent Duty into one cost-effective bundle.

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Key features and benefits

Price 18.50

Max. Duration 2 Hours

Target Audience Education

  • Level 2 course (as graded against the nationally accepted levels, equivalent to GCSE grades A* - C)
  • One module with a multiple-choice questionnaire
  • Two CPD credits*
  • Optional narration of the course module and questionnaire for accessibility
  • Personalised downloadable certificate
  • 70% pass mark
  • Printable module for future reference

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