London ‘Supporting suddenly bereaved children and young people’ seminar
During this seminar, expert speakers and practitioners provided best practice advice and practical information about supporting people who have been suddenly bereaved.
This event was aimed at anyone caring for children and young people, including teachers; health professionals; police; chaplains; early years educators; child carers; and bereavement and family workers.
We have made available PDFs of the PowerPoint presentations and handouts from the day, for your reference:
- Overview of Brake’s work supporting suddenly bereaved children and families
Jack Kushner, Victim Support and Marketing Officer, Brake, the road safety charity
- What’s trauma all about
Dr Russell Hurn, Consultant Psychologist, CHUMS
- Specialist support for children and families when the worst happens – a legal perspective
Patrick Maguire, Litigation Executive, Slater and Gordon
- Bereavement and death in Western contexts: children and young people as active meaning-makers
Jane McCarthy, Visiting Professor, University of Reading and Visiting Fellow, Open University
This event was kindly sponsored by Slater and Gordon.