Understanding Suicide & Supporting the Suicide Bereaved

Irish Hospice Foundation


Course Name Understanding Suicide & Supporting the Suicide Bereaved
Course Provider Irish Hospice Foundation
Course Code 44742 (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 22/02/2019
Course Content

Expand+Caring for and supporting someone who has lost a loved one to suicide can be challenging. Many feel unable to provide adequate support and struggle to understand the depth of grief. Some have difficulty in knowing what to say or do and feel uncomfort...

Learning Outcomes On completion of the workshop participants will be able to:

• have an increased awareness of suicide;
• understand the contributing factors to suicide and learn how to support someone in suicidal crisis;
• understand the grieving process and how to support the suicide bereaved;
• be familiar with resources and supports available to the bereaved;
• be aware of the impact of personal loss and the importance of self-care.
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.
22nd February 2019 (1-day workshop)
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
Further Enquiries Iris Murray
Telephone: 01 679 3188
Email: iris.murray@hospicefoundation.ie
Website: www.hospicefoundation.ie and www.bereaved.ie