Manchester ‘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
- Cultural and religious issues that support workers may encounter
Mohammed Arshad, Head of Chaplaincy, Bradford Teaching Hospital Trust
- Supporting suddenly bereaved children and young people in schools
Dr Sarah James, Lecturer in Education, University of Hull
- Suddenly bereaved children and young people: mental health interventions issues
Professor Panos Vostanis, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Leicester
- Support for bereaved children and young people with additional needs
Shirley Potts, North Development Lead, Child Bereavement UK and Clare Bullen, Bereavement Support Practitioner, Child Bereavement UK
- Specialist support for children and families when the worst happens – a legal perspective
Deborah Johnson, principal lawyer, Slater and Gordon Lawyers
This event was kindly sponsored by Slater and Gordon.