• Training


This page usually has training courses and conferences organised by our members across the country, who offer training to school staff, health workers and many others about supporting bereaved children. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many training courses have been postponed until further notice.

However, some of our members are now offering online training and resources. 

  • Child Bereavement UK is offering free Bereavement Awareness training webinars for schools and Early Years settings
  • Winston's Wish is offering free online training to schools and other professionals
  • Partnership for Children are offering reduced rate online training in Skills for Life, to help support delivery of the Mental Wellbeing curriculum in primary schools - course includes a module on change and loss.
  • Seasons for Growth Grief Education are offering their paid-for online training to deliver their accredited loss and grief group programme for children, young people aged between 5-18 years, or adults.

You can also contact your local childhood bereavement service or hospice to find out if they offer training.

Online courses by date

October 2020

30 October to 1 November - Online event
Good Grief: A virtual festival of love + loss

November 2020

3 November - Online training
Dealing with bereavement as a health and social care worker in remote and rural communities - NHS Education for Scotland

4 November - Online event
When Covid Strikes: responding to those bereaved during a pandemic - Bereavement Care

19 November - Online event
SEND bereavemen training - Winston's Wish

December 2020

3 December - Online
Transitions and Transformations - British Sociological Association Social Aspects of Death, Dying and Bereavement Study Group Virtual Symposium


For our members

Please contact us if you would like us to consider including your training course in the listings. 

If you would like to join our weekly webinars for those running bereavement services during the COVID-19 outbreak, please check your members' email for the link to register. We hope to see you there.