Loss, Transition, Bereavement, Change

Aims & Objectives:

On completion of this course, delegates will:

Be able to

  • Identify the major points of loss and transition in an individuals life
  • Identify Reactions to loss and transition
  • Describe the models of grief and loss

Have an understanding of

  • The nature and reactions to loss
  • Individual Coping mechanisms
  • Appropriate ways of helping and supporting

Gain experience of

  • Talking about loss and bereavement

Course Outline:

  • Identify major periods of change, loss and transition
  • Identifying human reactions to change, loss and transition
  • Discuss the models of grief and loss
  • Coping with transition and loss
  • Identify appropriate helping and supportive behaviour
  • Identify how this may differ for differing client groups

The overall approach will be one which is participatory and builds on participants own experience. In addition, participants will be provided with presentations, the opportunity for group discussions and real life scenarios for skills practice.

The workshop is one that is based around the delegates and their skills and requirements

Participants will gain an insight into the breadth of the subject and have the opportunity for skills practice in a safe non threatening environment

Intended For:

  • Any one who wishes to consider this area
  • NB This is not appropriate for any one who has experienced a recent bereavement

An open mind, a willingness to take part