Children & Loss

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland


Course Name Children & Loss
Course Provider Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Alternative Provider(s) Irish Hospice Foundation
Course Code 76541 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) St Stephens Green
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Duration This part-time course runs from September to March each year.
Course Fee

Expand+The fee for the Professional Certificate is €1,650. The fee may be paid either by cheque/postal order, credit/debit card or EFT.

Cheques/postal orders should be made payable to the Irish Hospice Foundation and forwarded to Iris Murray, Irish Hosp...

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Entry Requirements

Expand+Eligibility and admission requirements
Applications are invited from professionals whose work brings them into contact with children who are bereaved through a family death or parental separation. The course will be of interest to teachers, chaplain...

Comment Location
All classes and tutorials are held in the training rooms of the Irish Hospice Foundation, 4th Floor, Morrison Chambers, 32 Nassau Street, Dublin 2, D02 YE06 and will run from 9.15am - 4.15pm.
Course Content

Expand+Professional Certificate in Children and Loss
This course seeks to equip practitioners with the necessary skills to understand and support children on their grief journey. When a child experiences loss, either through death or a parental separation,...

Subjects Taught

Expand+This part-time course runs from September to March each year.

It comprises of two modules:
◾Module 1 - Understanding Children and Loss
◾Module 2 - Addressing Loss Issues with Children

Registration will take place in the RCSI on ...

Number of Credits Course design

This course design supports the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). RCSI and NUI have awarded the course 20 credits. The programme is designed around Level 9 outcomes as identified in the National Framework of Qualifications.
Further Enquiries Enquiries
For general enquiries contact:
Iris Murray, Course Administrator,
Irish Hospice Foundation,
Morrison Chambers,
32 Nassau Street,
Dublin 2, D02 YE06.
Tel: (01) 679 3188
Fax: (01) 673 0040
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