Schools & Loss

Irish Hospice Foundation


Course Name Schools & Loss
Course Provider Irish Hospice Foundation
Course Code 44730 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Palliative Care and End of Life
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Attendance Options Day release
Location (Districts) Dublin 2
Enrolment Date 12/11/2018
Start Date 01/02/2019
Course Content This workshop will look at different forms of loss and how loss impacts on the lives of children at different ages. It will examine how school can be a support to these children. The workshop will provide opportunities for interactive discussion.
Learning Outcomes On completion of the workshop participants will be able to:

• understand the important role that schools can play at a time of loss in a student’s/child’s life;
• be aware of how the student’s understanding of loss changes through their young and adolescent years;
• be familiar with approaches dealing with bereaved children;
• reflect on their own experiences of loss during their school years;
• develop plans in the event of a sudden or unexpected death in the school community.
Course Fee €100 (1-day workshop) includes light lunch/tea and coffee
Target Audience Professionals and volunteers who may wish to learn more about loss and bereavement and for those working with people who have experienced a major loss.
Start and Finish Times 9.15am - 4.15pm
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Currently open for booking.
1st February 2019 (1-day workshop)
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Further Enquiries Iris Murray
Telephone: 01 679 3188
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